Paolo Favero

Associate Professor

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About Paolo Favero

Paolo S. H. Favero is Associate Professor in Film Studies and Visual Culture at the Department of Communication Studies, University of Antwerp. With a PhD in Social Anthropology from Stockholm University focusing on questions of globalization and cultural identity among young people in Delhi (resulting in a book entitled “India Dreams”, 2005) Paolo has devoted the core of his career to the study of visual culture in India and Italy. He is also a specialist of the integration of emerging technologies within ethnographic methods. Presently he conducts research on image-making practices in contemporary India. Paolo has taught at the University Institute Lisbon (Portugal), University College London (UK), University of Foggia (Italy) and Stockholm University (Sweden) and has published, among others, for Cultural Anthropology, Visual Studies, the Journal of Material Culture, Social Anthropology, Anthropological Quarterly. His most recent publications focus on interactive documentary filmmaking and on the meaning images in a digital landscape. Paolo is also an active filmmaker. In 2004 he directed Flyoverdelhi, a film on youth in Delhi that was screened by Swedish and Italian national broadcasters. He is presently an elected member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) and the vice-chair of the ECREA Visual Culture network.


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