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Past events in 2011

Introduction to Narrative Research
This day-long event provided an overview of narrative research: what narrative research consists of, how to obtain and analyse data, problems and limitations in doing narrative research

Men on their own: How do older men experience and negotiate singlehood?
Yiu-Tung Suen from Oxford University presented this seminar.

Paul Thompson Lecture: Interpreting Life Story Narratives
Paul Thompson, Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Essex, discussed his work and the remarkable growth of life story and oral history research and community work and the continuing debates about the long-term value of narrative interviews: Are they vital documents of social change, or examples of the social construction of memory?

Narratives of Mothers Living with HIV
Denise Proudfoot from Dublin City University/University of Bath presented this seminar.

The representation of 'mothers who kill' in the rhetoric of the Women's Liberation Movement in 1970s Japan
Alessandro Castellini from LSE presented this seminar.