Dr. Pawas Bisht is a Lecturer in Media, Communications and Culture at the School of Humanities, Keele University. His research focuses on media and cultural politics with a particular emphasis on the dynamics of social and cultural remembrance, social movements and environmental politics. His PhD research (2010-2013, Loughborough University) examined the remembrance of the Union Carbide Gas Disaster in Bhopal (India), undertaking an ethnographic and multi-scalar analysis of the institutional, social and personal memorialisation of the event. Pawas is also an experienced documentary film practitioner. His work has been shown on Channel 4, CNBC-TV 18 and Doordarshan (India’s national public service broadcaster) and includes films commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme and the Global Environment Facility.