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Fernando Resende is Senior Lecturer and Research Coordinator (CNPq) at Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) and Visiting Scholar (CNPq/2013) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS - University of London). His research focuses on narratives of conflicts and diasporic movements; theory and philosophy of communication; and the impact of geopolitical discursive relations (narratives and conflicts) on the imaged geographies of East/West and, in particular, the imagination of Palestine and Africa by Brazil and England in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is a board member of Global Media and Communication, Journal of Media Studies and Revista Comunicação, Mídia e Consumo and is currently editing the book Media and the Global South: Narrative Territorialities, Cross-Cultural Currents (Routledge Global South Literary Cultures Series).