Professor Anna Reading is director of the Arts and Humanities Research Institute. She worked in Lodz, Poland as an academic and journalist before and after 1989. She is the author of Polish Women, Solidarity and Feminism (1992); Communism, Capitalism and the Mass Media with Colin Sparks (1998); The Social Inheritance of the Holocaust (2002) and Gender and Memory in the Globital Age (2016). She is also a playwright and her second play, Want, exploring the stories of women in Eastern Europe just after 1989 toured Poland and the UK. Her current work is on migration memory Moving Hearts: Who has the ‘right to belong’? She has just edited Media After Communism: Thirty Years On for the journal Media, Culture and Society.