Isabel Violet Millar

PhD researcher

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

About me

I am a freelance writer and PhD researcher in the fields of psychoanalytic theory, philosophy, film, media and culture. As well as an academic writer, I am a screenwriter and author of 3 sit-com scripts and a cultural commentary blog.

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Skills

  • Academic Writing
  • Screenwriting
  • Creative
  • Feature Writing
  • Character Development
  • Comedy Writing
  • Comedy Performing
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross-cultural Awareness
  • Youth Engagement

Companies I’ve worked with

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    • K

      Kingston University London

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        The University of Westminster

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          Onda Cadiz TV

          Work history

          Currently

          Mar 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • I am a writer and PhD researcher in the fields of Lacanian psychoanalysis, philosophy, critical theory, film, media and culture.

          Currently

          Freelance Writer

          Hysterical Symptoms

          Feb 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Freelance Writer: Hysterical Symptoms & Hysteric's Discourse Cultural commentary & psychoanalytic theory: www.hystericsdiscourse.wordpress.com Hysterical Symptoms production company: Author of Dalston Violet sit-com, an East London based satire of pseudo-academia and political activism. Dalston Violet was shortlisted by BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum. Author of Safe Days sit-com, a North London supermarket comedy Author of Couched, a comedy drama about a psychoanalytic clinic

          2017

          Mar 2016 - Apr 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • I was the UK’s first secular adviser in higher education, advising on secularism at a culturally diverse institution and providing non-religious consultancy on cultural and policy issues. Promoting cultivation of free speech and prevention of hate speech. Identification and support of vulnerable students. Organised, project-managed and chaired “Let’s Get Critical” event series.

          2015

          Human Rights Campaigner

          N/A

          May 2014 - Feb 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Human Rights Campaigner for Kurdish and Syrian communities at risk in the Middle East . Organised and facilitated parliamentary meetings to discuss the Syrian humanitarian crisis. Coordinated meetings, conferences and demonstrations to protect and raise awareness for minority groups at risk in conflict-zones.

          2016

          Pastoral Support Volunteer, Prisons and Hospitals

          The British Humanist Association

          Feb 2013 - Feb 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Humanist Pastoral Support Volunteer, The British Humanist Association. Accredited to provide pastoral care for prisoners and patients seeking non-religious emotional and psychological support, the first initiative of its kind in the UK.

          2011

          TV Presenter

          Onda Cadiz TV

          Oct 2009 - May 2011
          • Spain
          • Full Time
          • Television Producer & Presenter: Onda Cadiz Television (Spain) Responsible for all aspects of research, production and post-production as well as being the on-screen presenter of a Spanish documentary series about migrant communities in Cadiz.

          Education

          Currently

          Mar 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • I am a PhD researcher in the fields of Lacanian psychoanalysis, philosophy, critical theory, film, media and culture.

          2015

          Oct 2014 - Jun 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Psychosocial Studies examines the relationship between power and subjectivity through, psychoanalytic, sociological, biopolitical and philosophical frameworks.

          2005

          Oct 2002 - Jun 2005
          • Brighton, United Kingdom
          • Bachelors in Philosophy Courses included: Plato and Aristotle, Kant, Hegel, Wittgenstein, Formal Logic, Epistemology and Metaphysics, Modern European Mind.