This week I presented ‘Instagraff – How the rich kids of Instagram killed the graffiti writer’ to the British Sociological Association annual conference at Manchester University. This was picked up by a number of press outlets, including a Radio 4 interview on the Today show and an interview and piece in the Times. In the same issue of… Continue reading Graffiti, media & the commodification of resistance
I am very excited to say I will be presenting at the British Sociological Association conference this year. I am presenting a co-authored paper with my colleague Charlene Crossley that examines the role of map making in a participatory action research cycle – this examines Charlene’s work with young people and my work with female… Continue reading BSA Conference 4-6th April
I have to admit, I have been rather lazy in keeping the blog updated. There are reasons (not excuses) for this – see further down this post! So here is a little recap of the things that I have been up to since summer. Data Collection (POP) Currently, I am in data collection. This is… Continue reading Data Collection, REALab, @Creative_Crim & A New Arrival
Although I now cannot attend due to the imminent new family arrival, I am still submitting a poster for the BSC conference this year. My good friend and PhD colleague Charlene Crossley will also be presenting her work in both an oral and poster presentation, and she has been kind enough to offer to present… Continue reading British Society of Criminology Conference 6-8 July
Today was my last full day in Valparaiso and the most unlikely end to an amazing trip to Chile. Al, the guide who had taken me on the car tour of the area, arranged for me to visit Jekse and Cines studio. This was the icing on the cake, I had taken so many pictures… Continue reading Day 9 on the streets with Jekse and cines
I didn’t write a post yesterday, as I wasn’t sure I had much to say. It was Sunday and Valparaiso was very quiet. As such I had a lazy day, walked to one of the patios and read a book (The art of racing in the rain, by Garth Stein. I cried my eyes out!).… Continue reading Day 7 ‘easy like Sunday morning..’
Does what it says on the tin! Some more pictures from my travels in Valparaiso. Enjoy!!