To Think is To Experiment, CNR’s Postgraduate Research Day – 2nd May

Centre for Narrative Research To Think is To Experiment, Postgraduate Research Day                                              University Square Stratford, Room: USS 1.01 Directions: http://www.universitysquarestratford.ac.uk/find-us.htm The event is free but places are limited. Please drop an e-mail to Cigdem Esin (esin@uel.ac.uk) to book a place. Programme: 10.00 – 10.30 Welcome and Introductions  10.30 – 11.00  In Memory of Siyanda Ndlovu […]

Call For Papers

To Think is To Experiment Postgraduate Research Conference at the Centre for Narrative Research 2nd May 2019, 10 am – 4 pm, University of East London, University Square, Stratford The Centre for Narrative Research (CNR) will organise To Think is to Experiment, the annual Postgraduate Research Conference on the 2nd May 2019. The event has been a space […]

Amor Narratio: A Symposium on Cathy K Riessman’s narrative scholarship

Catherine-Kohler Riessman has just turned eighty, unbelievable and yet true! ‘There are many ways I could narrate my career. I have traveled a crooked road to finally achieve a comfortable place in narrative studies’ she modestly wrote in a career interview piece, published in 2014. What she calls ‘a comfortable place in narrative studies’ should […]

Book Launch: ‘Intersectionality, Class and Migration: Narratives of Iranian Women Migrants in the UK’ by Dr Mastoureh Fathi

Book Launch ‘Intersectionality, Class and Migration: Narratives of Iranian Women Migrants in the UK’ by Dr Mastoureh Fathi co-organized by Centre for Narrative Research & Centre for Research Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018, University Square Stratford  Room: USS 2.41, 1-3pm For directions to the venue: http://www.universitysquarestratford.ac.uk/find-us.htm Dr Mastoureh Fathi […]

Symposium on Storytelling and Ethics

May 11th Symposium on Storytelling and Ethics 12- 5 pm University of East London, University Square, Stratford, US 4.15 This symposium will mark the UK launch of six new books. From war photography to literature, to everyday lived experience, to Holocaust testimony, each of these books deals with questions of the relationship between ethics and […]

To Think is To Experiment – CNR’s Postgraduate Research Day

To Think is To Experiment, Postgraduate Research Day                                               Wednesday, 25th April, 2018, University Square Stratford THE EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED NOW. PLEASE E-MAIL CIGDEM ESIN (ESIN@UEL.AC.UK) FOR THE WAITING LIST. Programme of the day 10.20 – 11.00  Siyanda Ndlovu Memorial Lecture Afrocentric symbols of relational selves as a visual-narrative form of analysis Sabrina Liccardo, University […]

Centre for Narrative Research Spring & Summer 2018 Events

8 February 2018 Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa ‘Naturalising HIV: The medicalisation, normalisation and marketisation of HIV in the UK’ by Corinne Squire 16 February 2018 Human Mobility and Health seminar series at University of Tampere, Finland ‘Calais Jungle’ by Aura Lounasmaa 8-11 March 2018 “Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics” Fiction […]

Postgraduate Seminar – Sharon Martinelli, University of Malta ‘No shame, no guilt. Don’t be ashamed of your story- it will hopefully inspire others’. Narratives of chronic illness

Sharon Martinelli, University of Malta ‘No shame, no guilt. Don’t be ashamed of your story- it will hopefully inspire others’. Narratives of chronic illness. Tuesday 20th February 2018, 5 – 6.30pm Library, Thomas Coram Research Unit, 27 – 28 Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AA Life experiences have led me to surmise that chronicity generates unique […]

CNR’s Autumn & Winter Events, 2017

CNR–TCRU Postgraduate Narrative Research Seminars, 2017-2018 All seminars take place from 5 – 6.30pm at the Thomas Coram Research Unit, 27-28 Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AA. 14th November 2017 Amneris Puscasu, Thomas Coram Research Institute, UCL Institute of Education: Intergenerational narratives and academic engagement of early adolescents. 5th December 2017 Sandra Lyndon, University of Chichester: […]