The Connectors Team reflect on our recent exhibition as ‘live methods’ and offer a summary of the work we’ve been doing during 2017
Dr Sevasti-Melissa Nolas talks about child participants’ own research agendas, and using playing and games as methodology
A special issue that Melissa, Vinnarasan and me have edited for Contemporary Social Science,’Political activism across the life course‘ has just been published! The publishing of the issue rounds up a […]
I spent the time between September 2014 until August 2015 creating the London ‘sample’ and from January 2014 onwards was also doing fieldwork with the children as they started to […]
As the election in Greece approaches, a tense atmosphere has overtaken the city of Athens. Political ads, of any form and medium, are flooding the public discourse, as is to be expected in pre-election times, let alone in the context of such a crucial election. Among the television ads of political parties, unsurprisingly, there are some that depict children.
Vinnarasan Aruldoss describes sampling with ethnography and how the very notion of ‘childhood’ gets figured temporally, spatially, and through disciplines
Benazir Bhutto’s Assasination in 2008! (PAKISTAN) I remember getting more than two weeks off due to political instability. An my mother crying because she was her favourite
So I was with my mother and father and my brother at those riots against an american Base. They wanted to build one? or was it already there? I’m not […]
I must have been 5 or 6 years old, and a communist aunt used to take me with her on the communist youth festivals in Athens. I remember those pleasantly, […]
i was about 10 years old & saw a political leaflet in the post box in Romania. The local politician was Dan Cârlan (will always remember the name) & ever […]
When I was 5 in North Carolina my mum told me to sit while my class did the Pledge of Allegiance. She made me promise never to join in.
When I went to the houses of Parlament I went with my school and it was interest. It was also very fun because I went with my friend’s. And what […]
Darfur Genocide WAR Invasion of Iraq WAR 9/11 TERRORISM
Hitler – understanding it properly after reading a book English class – English boy started accusing Germans for what Hitler did
Age: +-3 years old Memory: ‘Al Gore 2000’ stickers on surfaces in house, mom & dad leaving me with grandparents to go to NATO summit in D.C.
I was about 9 years old when the Yugoslavian war broke and I was at school hearing the military aircrafts flying over and feeling scared.
witnessing racism for the first time in secondary school, when one of my male friends was called the ‘N’ word.
Earliest memory was seeing a communications book in church asking the priest/God our father forgiveness for his sins. Part of the IRA when signed. Watching the TV when DIRA [P.IRA] […]