‘New directions in narrative research’, UEL-Stratford, 3.15pm, December 12 – All welcome!

CNR (Centre for Narrative Research, UEL) and NOVELLA (Narratives of Everyday Lives and Linked Approaches, IoE)

Back to the future: New directions in research on everyday narratives A round-table discussion

Friday, December 12, 2014, 3.15 p.m. -5.30 p.m. Room G.19, University Square Stratford, University of East London

Five minutes’ walk from Stratford main line and Central Line underground stations. For location and transport, please see: http://www.uel.ac.uk/about/campuses/uss/

ALL WELCOME – FREE EVENT!

Three years ago, CNR and NOVELLA, the Narratives of Everyday Life and Linked Approaches research methods node of the National Centre for Research Methods and the Centre for Narrative Research, participated in a round-table event where they asked the question, ‘What is narrative?’ This event brings together CNR, NOVELLA and other narrative researcher partners and friends once again, this time to explore in dialogue with each other, and with the audience, the new directions which narrative research is now taking.

The event will be followed by a celebration of recent publications, in particular, ‘What is narrative research?’ (Squire, Davis, Esin, Andrews, Harrison, L-C Hyden and M. Hyden), and ‘Psykososialt arbeid. Fortellinger, medvirkning og fellesskap’ [‘Psychosocial work: stories, participation and community’], (Skærbæk and Nissen ).

PLEASE NOTE: This event follows Eva Skærbæk’s talk (2.00pm) at the same venue for UEL’s Feminist Research Group, on ‘The gender of quality: looking for a spacious space of (e)quality’, For details, see: http://feministresearchgroupdotcom.wordpress.com/upcoming-events/

Speakers: Molly Andrews, co-director, CNR, & NOVELLA; Heather Elliott, Research Officer, NOVELLA; Cigdem Esin, co-director, CNR; Barbara Harrison, UEL, CNR; Lars-Christer Hydén, Linkoping University, Sweden; Margareta Hydén, Linkoping University, Sweden; Ann Phoenix, PI, NOVELLA; Eva Skærbæk, Østfold University College, Norway; Corinne Squire, co-director, CNR, & NOVELLA; Maria Tamboukou, co-director, CNR.

Schedule: 3.15 p.m.: Tea and coffee

3.30 p.m.-5.00 p.m.: Panel and audience discussion.

5.00 p.m.-5.30 p.m.: Drinks, and launch of What is narrative research? (Bloomsbury, 2014), by Corinne Squire, Mark Davis, Cigdem Esin, Molly Andrews, Barbara Harrison, Lars-Christer Hydén, and Margareta Hydén and Psykososialt arbeid (2014), by Eva Skærbæk and Morten Nissen For further details, please email Corinne Squire c.squire@uel.ac.uk

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