Sociolegal objects: resources

Projects Legal Treasure Project Thinking into | about practice Podcasts 99% Invisible (category) Objects BBC Radio 4 ‘A history of the world in 100 objects’ RadioLab (episode) Things Laughlin, Z (Co-Director of Institute of Making) The Things that Make Us Guides Lydia Morgan (2017): Understanding Dworkin through art: object-based learning and law, The Law Teacher, DOI: 10.1080/03069400.2017.1279437 Perry-Kessaris, A (2016) How… Continue reading Sociolegal objects: resources

Externalise, materialise, confront: on the making of sociolegal worry beads Part 2

A field trip to Cyprus got me thinking about worry beads. I began wondering how they might be used by Cypriots to think about their emotions and worries associated with the past, present and future of Cyprus reunification talks. But realised that I ought to begin with what I know best: the worries of sociolegal… Continue reading Externalise, materialise, confront: on the making of sociolegal worry beads Part 2

Externalise, materialise, confront: on the making of sociolegal worry beads Part 1

My current research (supported by an SLSA small grant) focuses on the econolegal implications of the possible reunification of Cyprus, through the lens of graphic design. Norman (2005) Emotional design: why we love (or hate) everyday things got me thinking about worries as a focal point for sociolegal research. A poignant series of images in Lasn/Adbusters (2012) Meme wars: the creative destruction… Continue reading Externalise, materialise, confront: on the making of sociolegal worry beads Part 1

How to read an object

As part of my MA in Graphic Media Design at London College of Communication I was tasked with drafting a commentary of an object from the UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre. I chose to read a calliper (DU_124) from the David Usborne collection at the UAL Archives and Special Collections (see here for further details on that… Continue reading How to read an object

Exploring & explaining sociolegal research through pictograms

Material (as opposed to digital) pictograms can be extremely useful for helping a researcher to better understand their own project, and to explain it to someone else. In 2016 I ran the second in a series of workshop entitled Visualising Social Science Research for the University of Kent Graduate School (see here for notes on the… Continue reading Exploring & explaining sociolegal research through pictograms

Workshop on Visual Communication of Social Science Research

In March 2015 I ran a full day workshop at University of Kent for PhD students on Visual Communication of Social Science Research for Kent Graduate School.The aim was to attune students to the potential of visual materials at all stages of the research process, from conceptualisation, to data collection and analysis, to dissemination and impact… Continue reading Workshop on Visual Communication of Social Science Research