Photo/stories from the field: lunch encounters and ethnographic distractions

Food, a full plate of memory, and an anthropology of not paying attention: Christos Varvantakis explores the materiality of food in research settings.

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Photo/stories from the field: those books of fieldwork and parenting you know don’t exist

Melissa Nolas explores some of the emotionality in fieldwork relationships of care and concern between researchers and participants

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Photo/stories from the field: postcards and polaroids

Melissa Nolas describes the use of postcards and polaroids as a cultural intervention to challenge the dominant cultural narratives of childhood

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Photo/stories from the field: Do greens stand for fire-blocks or for nature-preservation?

Christos Varvantakis reflects on walking practices and embodied encounters with green space and the environment

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Photo/stories from the field: the photo-camera has a video function!

Early in the research we provided each child with an inexpensive digital photographic camera to use as part of the data production. The idea was that children would make pictures […]

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Photo/stories from the field: Configuring matters

Christos and Melissa reflect on ‘configuring matters’ as a research method to help rethink popular social science representations of relationships

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Whose voices are heard? Towards a more comprehensive ‘Brexit’ picture

Alexandra Bulat discusses her use of drawings, flipcharts and comment cards as multimodal ethnography for researching attitudes towards EU immigration

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Drawing, sounds and play: understanding children’s viewpoints and participation

Francesca Vaghi reflects on our Making Connections workshop and explores how idioms can be used for interpretation and analysis of ‘mundane’ everyday life

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Multimodal reflections on the making connections workshop

Elsie Whittington gives a multimodal reflection on her experience of our recent making connections workshop, with audio contributions from Dr Rebecca Webb

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