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Benjamin Scott

Languages and Literature, Nottingham Trent University

Thesis title:

Representations of the Neoliberal Workplace in Contemporary Francophone Film

My research investigates the relationship between representations of labour and the workplace in contemporary Francophone film and neoliberalism.

Research Area

  • Languages and Literature


  • BAFTSS Annual Conference, April 2021, 'Unbelonging bodies: the exit from labour in the films of Kervern and DelĂ©pine'
  • Nottingham Trent University History Postgraduate Conference, Febrary 2021, 'Militant histories: representing workplace conflict in contemporary French documentary'
  • Midlands4Cities Research Festival, July 2020, 'Perspectives on Work and Film'

Other Research Interests

  • Critical theory—particularly the intersection between Foucauldian and Marxian theories
  • Psychoanalysis
  • The films of Michael Haneke