From the Shadow to the Map: Visualizing Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas
Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
Débora Póvoa <firstname.lastname@example.org> is a junior lecturer and PhD candidate at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC), Erasmus University Rotterdam. She graduated in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam on the topic of favela cinema and tourism in Brazil, and has recently joined the ERC research project ‘Worlds of Imagination: A Comparative Study of Film Tourism in India, Brazil, Jamaica, South Korea and the United Kingdom’ at the ESHCC, where she is carrying out a PhD project on film tourism in Brazil. Her research interests include film tourism, media representation, and the relationships between media, power and place.