Making connections under the banyan tree and other such spaces

Melissa and Christos reflect on methods in multimodal ethnography to think about how these might relate to knowledge exchange

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Earliest political memories

On Friday morning last week (24/07/2016) the UK woke up to the outcome of the referendum vote on EU membership.  The blogosphere, social media and mainstream media are awash with […]

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Why today’s ‘kids’ strike’ is an important civics lesson for all

Melissa Nolas examines the way that children’s civics and political actions are understood in the media and in the public consciousness

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Inviting in the Figure of the Political Child

Rebecca Webb explains the influence of Rancière’s work on the project, and how notions of ‘rights’ and the ‘political’ child can be interrupted and disrupted by our participants

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What do we mean by ‘circuits of social action’? (A first stab of many, no doubt…)

Activism, citizenship, social consciousness and beyond: what are circuits of social action? Dr Nolas explores the what and when of childhood social action

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Revisiting nowhere in particular?

At our team meeting yesterday the subject of blogging came up again – it is a permanent fixture on our agenda. What do we blog about? How often? A lot […]

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London Calling

Dr Nolas explores the ‘neighbourhood’ through a child’s eye: play spaces, geographical mapping and the creation of childhood publics

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