Munira Cheema is a lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex. She is also an associate director of Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies. She previously taught at Roehampton University and the University of Arts, London. Her recently published book on Women and TV Culture in Pakistan: Gender, Islam and National Identity (2018) explores the utility of the concepts of the public sphere, publics, female citizenship within the context of competing pressures of economic liberalization and religious conservatism in Pakistani media cultures. She has published in the journal, Feminist Encounters, and in the books Television for Women: New Directions (Routledge, 2016) and Women in Media and Politics: Perspectives from Nations in Transition (Bloomsbury, 2014).
Contact: Rm 254, School of Media, Film and Music, University of Sussex, Silverstone Building, Arts Rd, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9RG, UK.