Media Appearances


Recorded Talks


Two of my panels at Worldcon 75 can be viewed on the convention's Youtube channel-- click the titles to view Romance and the Female Gaze and The Future of Doctor Who.


Partial video of me presenting the paper "Best Thing Is Just to Get On With It: Postcolonialism in 1980s Doctor Who", as previously heard at Nine Worlds Geekfest 2017 and the Stone Tapes Symposium at the University of Lincoln (March 2017).


Recording of my inaugural lecture "Notes from a mud hut in Deutsche Bank: anthropology and the changing concept of culture in international business", which took place on 2 February 2016 at Royal Holloway University of London.



Interviews


Interview with me on the Strange Musings Press website, promoting my story "If You Tolerate This, Then Your Children Will Be Necks."

 

Interview with me and co-author Alan Stevens about The Prisoner and original-series Battlestar Galactica on the TV You Grew Up With podcast.

 

Starburst Magazine's Bookworm Podcast interview me about writing guidebooks to TV series-- click the link to download or listen.

 

Interview on  the Unlikely Story website, about my short story "The Confession of Whistling Dixie" and balancing academia with fiction writing.

 




Other media appearances


Regular contributor to Southside Radio’s Media Matters (Saturday 10-12 AM) and Drivetime (weekdays 4-6 PM) programmes, 2008 onwards


BBC World (2014), "Global" programme, interview on how to make meetings fun and productive, broadcast 3:45 PM on 8 December 2014 (watch it here: http://youtu.be/gXqNeQHdN2U)

 

BBC World Service (2013) Interview on women executives and the glass ceiling, World Update, broadcast 3 May 2013


Barford, Vanessa (2012) “Is pregnant Yahoo CEO a landmark?” 18 July 2012, BBCi News Magazine, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18876580

Sky News (2010) "Vince Cable's 'graduate tax' and its possible impact on university applications", broadcast 5pm on 15 July 2010 (watch it below)



Daily Express (2010) "Why are the world's richest women Chinese?" 17 June 2010

BBC Breakfast News (2010) “Did the Lack of Women in the City Contribute to the Financial Crisis?” broadcast 3 April 2010 (watch it below)



Anonymous (2008) “Perspectives” Siren FM 107.5, broadcast 3 February 2008

Associated Press (2005) “The Doctor is In, Again,” syndicated to various newspapers 19 March 2005

Adenekan, Shola (2004) “Brain Gain’ for UK Universities,” BBCi News: Education, 28 July 2004

Johnson, Chris (2004) “UK Enjoys a Brain Gain in Young Talent,” Times Higher Education Supplement, 9 July 2004, p. 1

BBC South Today (2004) “Women and Work at BMW,” broadcast 2 February 2004

Anonymous (2004b) “London News,” Radio Jackie, broadcast 1 February 2004

Anonymous (2004a) “Research Steers Women Back into Car Factory,” Surrey Comet, 30 January 2004, p. 22




Anthropology books

Professional Identities (with Shirley Ardener)
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Guidebooks

By Your Command: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Battlestar Galactica vol. 1
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Audio dramas

Kaldor City: Metafiction
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Fiction

Blood and Water
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