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…

Nick Hardwick: experts by experience: prisoners as researchers, ethical and practical problems…

Professor Nick Hardwick, Royal Holloway, University of London, Tuesday 22nd August 2017, room C16, Girton College, Cambridge, with response from Andy Whiteford, University of Plymouth. Abstract: This presentation will focus on presenting and leading discussion on the possible ethical and practical challenges on working with prisoners as researchers – as participants rather than subjects – … More Nick Hardwick: experts by experience: prisoners as researchers, ethical and practical problems…

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’

Erwin James: “the battlefield within”

Erwin James, Editor-in-chief Inside Time, Tuesday 22nd August 2017, room C16, Girton College Cambridge, with a response from Dr Julie Parsons, University of Plymouth. Response from Julie: Erwin talked with passion and feeling for an hour and a half. It was an emotional rollercoaster of a journey. He started with some questions; “how do you … More Erwin James: “the battlefield within”