Photo/Stories from the field

Forty-five children and their families across each city (Athens, Hyderabad, London) have taken part in the Connectors Study. Our initial fieldwork with these children and families lasted 18 months from […]

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Desire lines (4)

On April 26 this year I had the opportunity to participate and contribute to a workshop on improving responses to child sexual exploitation (CSE) that was organised by the University […]

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Desire lines (2)

Children’s map-making can move beyond representations to critically project desires and critique relationships to life beyond the domestic and private

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Desire lines (1)

I started writing this post en route back from Manchester and the British Sociological Association 2017 Annual Conference where the Connectors Study research team attended to present our work. We […]

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Call for papers, Special Issue of Contemporary Social Science

CALL FOR PAPERS Special Issue of Contemporary Social Science Political activism across the life-course. Papers are invited that explore how citizens participate in society. What leads them to participate, and what […]

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Writing across borders

Exploring the relationship between childhood and public life: Collaborative writing across disciplines, countries, and technologies

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Ethnography of the city

Vinnarasan Aruldoss describes sampling with ethnography and how the very notion of ‘childhood’ gets figured temporally, spatially, and through disciplines

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Research Encounters with Activism and Solidarity Movements in Athens

Since I came to Athens and started  fieldwork for the Connectors Study, I have been engaged into researching (and trying to make sense of) activism and solidarity movements here. There are […]

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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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A known researcher or an unknown stranger

Dr Vinnarasan Aruldoss explores some of the complexities in indigenous ethnography, and the multiple identities researchers navigate

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What’s in a name?

Dr Sevasti-Melissa Nolas explores the importance of relationships in understanding children’s participation

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