The next two LANTERN Lunchtime Talks

The first talk is on Friday 29th April 12.00-1.00 and is based on the work Fitri, Nahielly, Volha and I are doing with Andy Howes and the Coalition of Research Schools Exploring participants’ changing perspectives through the life of an inter-school, collaborative, research and development project.   In this talk we will briefly give the background Read More …

Annual conference of ESREA – European Society for Research on the Education of Adults Life History and Biography Network, Canterbury, March 2016

‘Resources of Hope’: The place of hope in researching learning lives The Annual Conference in 2016 will be held in Canterbury, England, in the beautiful grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, from Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th March 2016 Second Call for Papers Conference website link www.canterbury.ac.uk/education/resources-of-hope There is a huge amount of information on the website about the Read More …

New Book: Researching Identity and Interculturality

Edited by Fred Dervin and Karen Risager Routledge This volume focuses on advances in research methodology in an interdisciplinary field framed by discourses of identity and interculturality. It includes a range of qualitative studies: studies of interaction, narrative studies, conversation analysis, ethnographic studies, postcolonial studies and critical discourse studies, and emphasizes the role of discourse Read More …

ELTED Vol 16 (Spring 2014) now available on-line

We are pleased to let you know that Volume 16 of English Language Teacher Education and Development (Spring 2014) is now available on-line at: www.elted.net?  This volume, edited by Gerard Sharpling and Gosia Sky, contains the following articles: ·         “Seeing” second language pre-service teacher learning through the conceptual metaphor of teaching and learning in teaching practicum dialogic blogs – Ekaterina Arshavskaya Read More …

Some quotes about narrative ….

Carlos Ruiz Zafon (2008, English translation 2009). El Juego del Angel  (translated by Lucia Graves as The Angel’s Game), Madrid: Editorial Planeta / London: Phoenix. pg.121 of the 2009 English translation: “Everything is a tale, Martin. What we believe, what we know, what we remember, even what we dream. Everything is a story, a narrative, a Read More …

Narrative journals

Having just been to the Narrative Matters 2010 conference, I am reminded of the following journals which may be useful for those narratively-inclined: Narrative Inquiry Narrative Works: Issues, Investigations, & Interventions — a new online, open-access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinaryjournal committed to exploring the complex role of narrative in countless aspects of human life. This is a new Read More …