This events series aims to explore the multiplicity of feminist approaches, and gender perspectives, in academic research by using visual methods

Visual methods present the opportunity to understand experiences, realities, and phenomena in multiple ways that go beyond the written and the verbal; this includes the use of diverse visual data, like photography, videography, posters, art pieces, textile ariplleras, street art, materiality (clothes, bandas…), maps and mural representations –among others

Interdisciplinary Events Series on Visual Methods.

Reflecting on feminist new ways of understanding.

This events series aims to explore the multiplicity of feminist approaches, and gender perspectives, in academic research by using visual methods

Objectives:  

  1. Reflect on the use of visual methods in the Academia from a feminist perspective     
  1. Share publications and ongoing projects that use visual methods to explore challenges and opportunities. 
  1. Promote the use of visual methods: film, photography, street art, cartoons, posters, materiality… 

Film Screening

Screening of the documentary film ‘Let us be seen’ directed by Elspeth Vischer

When: 25th of May Where: Sunflower (Belfast)

The film is part of Vischer creative-practice PhD, developed in QUB. Through an oral history approach, interviewing numerous people in Education, Arts and Activist organisations in Belfast a feature documentary film and accompanying research is being gathered on ways in which feminism is operating on a grassroots level in Belfast currently and in recent years. Register here.

Visual Methods Workshop

When: 7th of June

Workshop lead by Meredith Loken about the use of images as data to investigate political violence, which looks to answer why and how human rights abuses happen and how interveners can mitigate violations. 

Register here

Belfast Feminist walking Tour

When: 7th of June

Workshop lead by Dr Giulia Carabelli and Dr Maria-Adriana Deiana, to reflect on the social production of the space and link it to feminist theory and practice.

This will be followed by women’s HERitage walking tourcrafted to promote and celebrate woman’s valuable contribution to the development of the city and their fight for social justice.

Would you like to know more?

Stay tuned: follow the Centre for Gender in Politics and the Transitional Justice Institute on Social Media.

Organised by PhD students (QUB and UU). Sponsored by the Centre for Gender in Politics (QUB) and the Transitional Justice Institute (UU).

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