Political activism across the life course: Special issue for Contemporary Social Science

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 […]

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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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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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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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What’s in a name?

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

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