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Research findings workshops

Research findings workshops

In early 2019, Mizna Mohamed and Afrah Rasheed visited the three islands that were the focus of the Everyday Lives project to share research findings with the communities. Amongst the attendees were members of the local island councils as well as the general public....

Events Manager: photographic exhibition and launch event

Events Manager: photographic exhibition and launch event

20 days fixed term contract tenable between 17 March to 25 April 2019 (tbc). Salary equivalent to USD 200/day pro rata We seek to appoint an Events Manager to oversee, plan, manage and coordinate the ‘Everyday Lives and Environmental Change’ photographic exhibition...

Power of Partnership

Power of Partnership

In December 2019, Alex Arnall attended the ‘Power of Partnership: Research to Alleviate Poverty’ conference in New Delhi, India. The conference, which was organised and funded by the ESRC and DFID, brought together all of the project teams supported by the Joint Fund...

Everyday lives at sea and in port

Everyday lives at sea and in port

In November 2018, the research team visited two inhabited islands in North Malé Atoll to learn more about people’s everyday lives, particularly in relation to tuna fishing. On many islands, although fishing is not a commonplaces as it once was, the...

Everyday Lives at the Royal Geography Society

Everyday Lives at the Royal Geography Society

Alex Arnall attended the Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference in Cardiff in August 2018. He presented the latest research from the project in a session that explored the visual images of seascapes. Alex’s presentation examined how managers of...

Postcolonial Representations of Travel and Tourism

Postcolonial Representations of Travel and Tourism

Uma Kothari presented a paper at the Inaugural Critical Tourism Studies Asia-Pacific Conference at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 3-6 March 2018. This cutting-edge conference brought together leading academics and practitioners to critically address...

Images of the Maldives

Images of the Maldives

In October 2017, the project team ran a day-long training workshop for the Research Assistants on methods for researching the everyday. The training focussed on four kinds of exercise in particular: participant observation, photo elicitation, semi-structured...