Francesca Vaghi reflects on our Making Connections workshop and explores how idioms can be used for interpretation and analysis of ‘mundane’ everyday life
Elsie Whittington gives a multimodal reflection on her experience of our recent making connections workshop, with audio contributions from Dr Rebecca Webb
Dr Martin Bittner reflects on his own research and experiences of working across cultures, exploring a theory and methodology of translation
Dr Vinnarasan Aruldoss describes strangers interrupting research dynamics and flows, touching on the ethical challenge for privacy in close-knit communities
Dr Sevasti-Melissa Nolas reflects on pain and embodiment in the research process, and how children adapted their game playing to be more inclusive
We are curious about the geographies of encountering public life and the political in everyday life. Where do encounters with public life take place?
What happens to ethics when the process of conducting research itself becomes public? What do we do when adults or parents intervene in data collection?
Dr Sevasti-Melissa Nolas talks about child participants’ own research agendas, and using playing and games as methodology
In Hyderabad, we usually go on a spree of doing fieldwork in hot summer, as that’s the time schools shut down for long vacation. On a day the temperature was […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dr Vinnarasan Aruldoss explores some of the complexities in indigenous ethnography, and the multiple identities researchers navigate