David Clarke Researcher Blog: Reclaiming Robin Hood

Harrison's Survey - Robin Hood project

About the author Dr David Clarke is Principal Research Fellow in the Communication and Computing Research Centre (CCRC) at Sheffield Hallam University. David’s particular areas of interest are Media Law, Regulation & Ethics, Investigative Journalism, and Contemporary Legend and Folklore. Along with colleagues Diane Rodgers and Andrew Robinson, he established the Centre for Contemporary Legend. David regularly blogs about Folklore and […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD candidate Sophie Parkes-Nield: Folklore on Screen 2019

Centre for Contemporary Legend - The Team

About the author Sophie Parkes-Nield is a doctoral researcher in C3RI’s Centre for Contemporary Legend where she has recently embarked on a practice-based PhD.  Sophie brings together creative writing and folklore in her doctoral research which will focus on British calendar customs. Sophie will travel throughout Britain to witness traditional customs and to interview local people about why they take part […]

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Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – As ‘How Deep is your Love?’ launches at Contemporary Calgary

Becky Shaw - How Deep is Your Love? - Banner image by Becky Shaw

About the author Dr Becky Shaw is Reader in Fine Art and leads the PhD cohort in the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) at Sheffield Hallam University. She makes process-based, live artworks in the social realm. Here she writes about her recently exhibited work as part of Dynamic Environment, an exhibition marking the culmination of works concluding Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab. […]

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Diane A. Rodgers Researcher Blog: Folklore on Screen

About the Author Diane A. Rodgers is a Senior Lecturer in Media, Arts and Communications at Sheffield Hallam University and a C3RI PhD candidate conducting doctoral research relating to folklore and folk horror in ‘wyrd’ 1970s British Film and Television.  In this blog post, Diane describes her experience of the Centre for Contemporary Legend’s recent ‘Folklore on Screen’ conference. The Centre for Contemporary […]

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The 100 year life – drawing inspiration from older people

Monica Andrew

In this researcher blog post, Claire Craig reflects on the changing model of life stages: In their book, ‘the 100 year Life’ Gratton and Scott (2016) suggested that the three stage life (birth/education/work/retirement) would be replaced by a multi-stage life characterised by a range of transitions where individuals would engage in education/retraining/work/further education and skills development. In this dynamic model, […]

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Dr Becky Shaw researcher blog: The Odd Project

About the author Dr Becky Shaw is Reader in Fine Art and leads the PhD cohort in the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. She makes process-based, live artworks in the social realm. She is currently Artist in Residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects. Here she writes about the Odd Project, a three-year interdisciplinary project. In 2017 I […]

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Becky Shaw’s latest Artist-in-Residence blog post at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

SWA residency - Becky's ongoing image library

In her latest artist blog post at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects (SWA) in London, Fine Art reader Dr Becky Shaw reflects on warmth and windows, the speculative ‘soup’ of her journey so far, and the inevitable dead ends and dead wood along the way. 26 June 2019 Becky Shaw: artist-in-residence reflections In this blog entry, Becky discusses her ideas for a sequence of […]

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Anandi Ramamurthy Researcher blog on building audiences for Palestinian Films: The Love and Desire in Palestine programme

About the author Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is a Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures and Senior Lecturer in Media at Sheffield Hallam University. Her primary research interests are focused on critically analysing ‘race’ and postcoloniality in media and culture to challenge hegemonies and give voice to the voiceless. Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is currently conducting research on representations of Palestine. In this blog post, Dr Ramamurthy discusses […]

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Penny McCarthy’s gallery of ‘Beware the Cat’ series of illustrations

Two Cats Talking - Beware the Cat series (c) Penny McCarthy

Fine Art Reader Penny McCarthy writes about the research behind the Beware the Cat series of illustrations in a new blog post on the project’s website. The gallery of ink and brush illustrations are a response to Penny’s reading of the 16th Century text written by William Baldwin. Researchers from the disciplines of Fine Art, Theatre, Literature, and Linguistics at the University […]

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