Ruth Armstrong and Amy Ludlow: What’s so good about participation? Discomforts, harms and potential.

Dr Ruth Armstrong and Dr Amy Ludlow from Cambridge University, Wednesday 23rd August 2017, The Old Hall, Girton College Cambridge, with a response from Dr Geraldine Brown, Coventry University. Abstract: Drawing on our experiences over the last four years of building learning communities of students within higher education and criminal justice organisations, this presentation will … More Ruth Armstrong and Amy Ludlow: What’s so good about participation? Discomforts, harms and potential.

Fergus McNeill: Distant Voices, Coming Home…

Professor Fergus McNeill, University of Glasgow, Wednesday August 23rd 2017, The Old Hall, Girton College, Cambridge, with a response from Sarah Hocking, project Coordinator for LandWorks CIO. Abstract: This workshop combines presentation, performance and discussion in order to explain and explore the ‘Distant Voices: Coming Home’ project. This 3-year ESRC funded project blurs the boundaries … More Fergus McNeill: Distant Voices, Coming Home…

Nicola Harding: picturing subjugated knowledge, an argument for creative criminology

Nicola Harding, Leeds Trinity University, Wednesday 23rd August 2017,  The Old Hall, Girton College, Cambridge, with a response from Dr Jonathan Harvey, Plymouth Marjon University. Abstract: Constructing the everyday experiences of women subject to punishment in the community as subjugated knowledge poses methodological challenges. Challenges that feminist criminology and visual criminology have the potential to … More Nicola Harding: picturing subjugated knowledge, an argument for creative criminology

Collaborative ‘zines’

Andy and Julie: When we were discussing a potential topic for our zine, we were both drawn to the notion of how we use ‘the self’ in both applied social work and participatory research practice. Julie recounted a story about ‘emotional labour’ (Hochschild 1979, 1983) during recent research encounters and the demands and intensity of … More Collaborative ‘zines’

Collage

Collage: “A composition of objects that do not touch – but nonetheless participate in the same intimacy” (Matisse in the Studio, Exhibition, Royal Academy 2017) Andy: It was with a certain amount of trepidation that I gazed upon the pastels, paints, wool, glitter and marker pens spread across the table as I tried to conjure up … More Collage