Tagged with Activism

The fifth #Homespace seminar at the Geffrye Museum

On Tuesday I attended the fifth and final Homespace seminar entitled ‘The New Politics of Home: public, private and the future of welfare’. The series was funded by the ESRC and organised and led by Dr Ellie Jupp, Dr Alison Clarke, Professor Sheila Peace, Professor Janet Newman and Dr Jane Franklin. It has brought a number of … Continue reading

A bit of Twitter activism

Yesterday on Twitter, concerns were raised about a research assistant post that was being advertised with the University of Birmingham. Several academics on Twitter, including myself drew attention to the post because it was being offered on a voluntary basis and was consequently intended to be unpaid. The research assistant was expected to provide work … Continue reading