Sameera Durrani is a Lecturer and Early Career Reseracher (ECR) in the School of Communication at the University of Technology Sydney. Prior to joining UTS in 2019, she taught media and public relations at UNSW (2016-2019), where she taught both postgraduate and undergraduate students, and was nominated for the Dean's award for Teaching Excellence (FASS).
Can supervise: YES
- Issues of Representation & Identity in Media
- Visual Communication
- Place Branding
- Public Diplomacy
- Communication Theory and Practice
- Media Studies
- Social Media
- Public Relations
- Crisis Communication
- Visual Communication
Durrani, S & Mughees, S 2010, 'Images of Women in Chinese and Iranian Cinema: A cross-cultural comparison', Journal of Mass Communication, vol. 4, pp. 1-36.
Durrani, S & Mughees, S 2010, 'The pictorial Image of Pakistan in Newsweek and Time: Pre and post 9/11', Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 1-31.
Durrani, S 2020, 'Previewing News Stories: How contextual cohesion contributes to the creation of news narratives' in Jana, P, Hartmut Stockl & Caple, H (eds), Image-Centric Practices in the Contemporary Media Sphere, Routledge, pp. 123-145.
Durrani, S 2017, 'Absence in Visual Narratives: The Story of Iran and Pakistan across Time' in Schroeter, M (ed), Exploring Silence and Absence in Discourse Empirical Approaches, Springer, pp. 65-93.
Tariq, A & Durrani, S 2017, 'One size does not fit all - The importance of contextually sensitive mHealth strategies for frontline female health workers. mHealth in Asia; Contexts and Interventions' in mHealth in Asia; Contexts and Interventions.
Durrani, S 2019, 'Storytelling through semiotics: How visual theory meets photographic practice in the classroom', Australia and New Zealand Communication Association, Canberra. Australia.
Durrani, S & Afsheen, S 2019, 'From Australia to Pakistan: Integrating the digital into the classroom', Association of Media and Communication Academics, Pakistan, Pakistan.
Sabahat, W & Durrani, S 2019, 'Pakistani superheroes and beyond: Tales from an emerging comic industry', Superheroes Beyond Conference, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne.
Durrani, S 2018, 'Introducing Negative Watch: How to lose Soft Power and damage your national brand equity', Public Relations Institute of Australia Symposium, University of Technology Sydney.
Durrani, S 2104, 'Representing Iranian Women in Time: Photojournalism and Interaction Analysis', Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association Conference, UNSW, Sydney.