Upcoming LANTERN Lunchtime Talks

We now have the details of the next two LLTs. We look forward to seeing you there.Note the different room for the second talk. Friday 29th April, 12.00-13.00, Ellen Wilkinson C3.30 Exploring participants’ changing perspectives through the life of an inter-school, collaborative, research and development project. Andy Howes, Sue Goldrick, Volha Arkhipenka, Nahielly Palacios, Siti Masrifatul Read More …

“Es como llevar naranjas a … Sefarad” Tales of Ladino from the Bulgarian Sephardic Community

“Es como llevar naranjas a … Sefarad” — Tales of Ladino from the Bulgarian Sephardic Community Leah Davcheva & Richard Fay Invited Guest lecture at the University of Cordoba, Spain, Friday 15th April.   Abstract: In this talk, we provide an account of our multilingual, collaborative and narrative research project and also present our interculturally-framed analysis Read More …

Living intercultural lives ….

Building on our earlier work (on Ladino and intercultural identity and ‘competence’), am pleased to say that the following contribution by Leah Davcheva and myself has now been accepted for the ‘Identities, Relationships and Languages in Migration’ conference taking place 25th – 27th September, 2015 in Cagliari, Sardinia. “Living Intercultural Lives: Identity Performance and Zones Read More …

‘Narrative workshops’ for SEED postgraduate students

These workshops are being organised by Fitri and Kelly among others, so if you are interested in finding out more about narrative in research, do go along. Kelly writes: Workshops are run by students for students. The aim being to share and learn how narrative in being used in research generally and SEED as a 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 …

Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change

Eljee, Lou and I are about to author our own Canterbury Tales as we have all had our abstracts accepted for this interdisciplinary conference to be held on 12 May 2012 in the beautiful, historical and vibrant city immortalised by Chaucer….who of course thoroughly approved of personal narrative and life history: Experiens, though noon auctorite were Read More …

Exploring Learning, Identity and Power through Life History and Narrative Research

Exploring Learning, Identity and Power through Life History and Narrative Research Edited by Ann-Marie Bathmaker, Penelope Harnett Exploring Learning, Identity and Power through Life History and Narrative Research responds to these questions with examples from diverse educational and social contexts. The book brings together a collection of writing by different authors who use a narrative/life Read More …

Eljee's developing researcher narrative: where am I?

I enter into the discussion melee rather late in the game.  I’m not a great blogger and end up lurking online bouncing between posts and forums.  But I would like to (finally) add my thoughts on the discussion on reflective/reflexive area.  Since I’m late in the conversation I won’t address the plethora of what’s been 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 …