Publication: Notes on a Postcard

Originally published by AllegraLab, this short essay focuses on postcards. These enduring objects, as much anthropological as they are popular, have played a notable role in colonialism, activism, & transnational communication. Here, I discuss how we're using postcards "as a research method, as a communication device and as exhibition objects" in the GlobalGRACE project.  The exhibition The World Exists … Continue reading Publication: Notes on a Postcard

Reflections: TSR Writing Retreat

I have just returned home from an intensive-yet-relaxing two and a half day writing retreat at The Gladstone Library in Hawarden, organised by The Sociological Review. Now in its fourth year, the retreat is designed for early career researchers with places awarded on a competitive basis that priorities scholars from communities that are under-represented in academia. … Continue reading Reflections: TSR Writing Retreat

Column: This machine kills fascists

Music has always been a powerful political tool. While anti-war, anti-capitalist, and anti-fascist lyrics are perhaps most readily associated with folk (as the borrowed titles on this page suggest), they are equally potent in punk, hip-hop, trova, reggae—any genre, band, or song has the potential to promote social justice. Musicians’ actions —together with those of … Continue reading Column: This machine kills fascists