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Discussing Everyday Lives at the Maldives National University

On the 25 April, a public talk was given by Uma Kothari and Alex Arnall at the Maldives National University during which the research project was introduced and some of the main findings presented and discussed.Approximately 40 academics and university students...

Photo exhibition reactions

Photo exhibition reactions

The Everyday Lives and Environmental Change photography exhibition was successfully launched on 18 April in the National Art Gallery, Malé.Around 70 people attended the event, which featured a panel discussion of representatives from the UNDP, Maldivian Red Crescent,...

Everyday lives: A photographic exhibition

Everyday lives: A photographic exhibition

From 19 - 24 April, the National Art Galley in Malé will be hosting a photo exhibition based on the Everyday Lives Research project.Featuring images of everyday life taken by islanders, the exhibition highlights varied perspectives on life from across the Maldives.The...

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...

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 rataWe seek to appoint an Events Manager to oversee, plan, manage and coordinate the ‘Everyday Lives and Environmental Change’ photographic exhibition and...

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...