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Academic Background

Moé is a PhD Candidate conducting research on virtual reality films about displacement and the concept of 'humanity'. Their project examines the ways in which the concept of 'humanity' manifests in VR films on displacement, and who benefits from the mobilisation of particular conceptualisations of 'humanity'. More broadly, they are interested in the politics of 'humanity', decolonial and feminist theories, affect, and social movements.

Moé holds a BA in Development Studies and Politics from SOAS, and an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies form the University of Oxford (Oxford-Kobe scholar). At UEA, Moé is funded by the University of East Anglia Doctoral Studentship, Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Moé has worked as a researcher and translator in Japan and the UK, and is a member of Tokyo-based grassroots feminist group, Chabujo.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions