2nd International Workshop on Visual Research for Doctoral Students

Welcome to the Second International Workshop on Visual Research. Organized by Gary Bratchford from the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Photography Research Group (PRG) in cooperation with the International Sociological Association’s Working Group on Visual Sociology (ISA-WG03).

The International Workshop on Visual Research is premised upon providing a platform for doctoral students to share ideas and practices related to a common theme. The workshop seeks to engage visually orientated doctoral students who adopt a sociological lens as well as those working sociologically and using visual methods. The purpose of the workshop is to highlight the contribution visual research can offer to PhD projects and programs.

Building upon the success of the last event in Padova, Italy, this year’s workshop will discuss how visual methods, underpinned by sociological enquiry (or visa-versa) can help to investigate the politics of visibility. This may include marginal communities, contested spaces,
economic, social, or cultural immobility or precarity within a specific space or time as well as the power of representation.

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WORKSHOP: 29 MARCH 2017

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 20 MARCH 2017