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Bonkers but brilliant – a week in the life of a researcher

Bonkers but brilliant is how I would need to describe my last, six-day week. It included four days of ethnographic work in different places and with high varied subjects and methodologies: semi-structured interviews, short interviews, participant observation and two different workshops. That’s the bonkers bit – don’t try this every week! But the brilliant bit

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Inaugurating the project – Stage 2 fieldwork highlights

The Authenticity’s Child project stepped up this summer with Small Grant funding from the British Academy / Leverhulme Trust for research costs, the start of which coincided with the summer Coronation of Charles III. The Stone therefore moved from Scotland to London and back to Edinburgh Castle, with a short peregrination to St Giles Cathedral.

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The Stone of Destiny – a moving story

I love how the artist George Wyllie’s Stone of Destiny wittily captures essences of the story of this contested national icon: its portability (which enabled repeated movement) and propensity to be copied. This concrete and aluminium artwork is on temporary display in the Pathfoot Building, my workplace and the home of the University of Stirling’s

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Theme by the University of Stirling

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