What are your earliest political memories?

It is often said that we carry our childhoods with us into adulthood, our past resonating in our present and future to a greater or lesser extent. Longitudinal research, such […]

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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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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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Which children?

The challenges of sampling for an international study: the importance of emblematic cases in qualitative longitudinal studies

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