Meetings record

Academic year 2021/2022

Convenor/GTA: Luan Cassal (MIE-UoM)

30th Jun 2022 – online (End of the year)
A care-ethic informed Foucauldian analysis of the accounts of ‘essential working’ in the UK
Claire Briegel (doctoral candidate in counselling psychology at Uni Manchester)

26th May 2022 – Hybrid
Care in first childhood at Favelas da Maré, Rio de Janeiro
Dr Ilana Katz, post-doc researcher at Institute of Psychology, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)
Special session co-organised with Childhood Research Group (MIE)

16th Mar 2022 – Online
Book launch: “Foucault in the food bank” by Chris Moller
Special session co-organised with KPI-MIE and Discourse Unit

24th Feb 2022 – Online
LGBT+ History Month session: Trans pedagogies and decolonising education
Guest lecturers: Jaya Jacobo (Coventry University) and Mariah Rafaela Silva (Universidade Federal Fluminense & Grupo Conexão G)

Jan 2022 – Cancelled in support of UCU industrial action

6th Dec 2021 – Online
Piece of material: The Powers That Be (Cassils, 2015)
Discussion: Luan Cassal (PhD student in Education – UoM)

1st Nov 2021 – Online
Draft chapter: Decolonising Mental Health
Author: Dr Ilana Mountian (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

7th Oct 2021 – Online
Opening seminar: Research Practices in Discourse Analyses
Guest Speakers: Dr Letizia Alterno (UoM-UK) and Prof Amana Mattos (UERJ-Brazil)

Academic year 2020/2021

Convenor/GTA: Luan Cassal (MIE-UoM)

21st May 2021 – Online
Piece of material: LGBT Action Plan, published by the British government in 2018
Discussion: Luan Cassal (PhD student in Education – UoM)

22nd March 2021 – Online
Extract of research
Author: Jane Johnson (Doctoral candidate in Counselling Psychology at UoM)

2nd March 2021 – Online
Draft paper: Post-socialist geopolitical uncertainties – Researching memories of childhood with ‘child as method’
Authors: Dr. Zsuzsanna Millei (TAU) and Dr. Erica Burman (UoM)

27th January 2020 – Online
Extract of research: Vietnamese workers’ professional identities
Author: Kim Dang (PhD candidate at Bielefeld University)

17th December 2020 – Online
Extract of research: Ethnic Inequality in ‘Severe Mental Illness’
Author: Dr. Maria Haarmans (Research Associate at Cathie Marsh Institute-UoM)

26th November 2020 – Online
Text: advertisement from a Danish hotel
Discussion: Erica Burman (professor at MIE-UoM)

27th October 2020 – Online
Text: “Polemics, Politics, and Problematizations: An Interview with Michel Foucault”.
Discussion: Luan Cassal (PhD student at MIE-UoM)

25th September 2020 – Online
Texts: “Discursive analysis of experience: Alterity, positioning, and tension”, by Antonia Larraín and Andrés Haye (2012); “Including social discourses and experience in research on refugees, race, and ethnicity“, by James Cresswell (2012).
Discussion: Cristián Iturriaga (PhD candidate at MIE-UoM)

Academic year 2019/2020

Convenors from MIE-UoM: Luting Zhou (first term); Luan Cassal (second term)

22th July 2020 – Online
Text: “Intersectional Methodologies in Social Psychology: Epistemological Displacements
Author: Amana Mattos (Professor at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

19th June 2020 – Online
Piece of research: Interview on radicalisation
Author: Zahra Alijah (Lecturer at MIE-UoM)

28th May 2020 – Online
Text: “Surface Reading: An introduction”, by Stephen Best
Discussion: Jackie Stacey (Professor at SALC-UoM) & Julia Molinari (Tutor at University of Nottingham)

23rd April 2020 – Online
Piece of research: The politics of psychosocial support in the refugee camps of Greece
Author: Artemis Christinaki (PhD student at MIE-UoM)

19th Mar 2020 – Online.
Piece of research: The construction of vicarious trauma
Author: Jo Shuttleworth (Lecturer at MIE-UoM)

Feb 2020 – CANCELLED due to industrial action/Strike UCU

15th Jan 2020 – Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester
Piece of research: The understanding of racism within the therapy practice.
Author: Angelina Baslari (Doctoral Student at MIE-UoM).
Author’s comments about our meeting: “The Discourse Unplugged was a very useful platform where fruitful discussion was unfolded and various perspectives were constructed. It helped me view my thesis extracts from a different angle with much depth. The people who attended it expressed remarkably interesting views”.

11th Dec 2019 – Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester
Text: Understanding and enactment of the United Nations
Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
Author: Laura Goodfellow (PhD student at MIE-UoM)
15th Nov 2019 – Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester
Text: Reception teacher in a Primary school
Author: Geraldine Leydon
14th Oct 2019 – Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester
Text: Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City – World Heritage Site
Discussion: May Newisar
30th Sep 2019 – Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester
Text: Utterance Analysis Procedure
Author: Cristian Iturriaga Seguel

Academic year 2018/2019

Convenor: Luting Zhou (MIE-UoM)

(to be updated)

Academic year 2017/2018

Convenor:

Tuesday 19th of June 2018-10am to 11:30am in AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building,  The University of Manchester – Text : ICT IN EDUCATION POLICY in Rwanda

Wednesday  -March 21st 2018 10am-11:30am -Room AG.9-Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester: Text: Law against LGBT phobia

Monday  -January 29th 2018 11am-12:30pm – Room C3.21-Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester-Text: Rohingya Rofugees

Monday  -October 9th 11am-12:30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester-Text: Curriculum of singapore

Academic year 2016/2017

Convenor:

Monday February 13th, 2017, 11:00am-12:30pm in AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building,  The University of Manchester – Text : tbc

Monday December 12th, 2016 at 11:00am-12:30pm in AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : the Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Report – 2015 HM Government 

Friday July 7th 2017 – 11am-12:30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : tbc

Monday June 5th 2017 – 11am-12:30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : tbc

Monday May 8th 2017 – 11am-12:30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : tbc

Friday March 10th 2017 – 12pm-1:30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Transcript of a research interview of a police officer on dealing with mental health emergency situations

Monday February 13th 2017 – 11am-12:30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Transcript of a research interview by Fafa of a mother of a deaf child in Malaysia

Monday December 12th 2016 – 11am-12:30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Policy document regarding Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation (March 2015)

Monday November 28th 2016 – 2:30-4pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Transcript of a research interview by Monique Husaymen of a male client of Commerical Sex Workers in South Africa

Tuesday November 8th 2016 – 3:30-5pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Transcript of a research interview by Nancy Leaver based on experiences of workplace bullying in the NHS

Monday October 31st 2016 – 2:30-4pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : DfE Policy statement: prosecuting unregistered independent schools  (issued 18 May 2016)

Academic year 2015/2016

Convenor:

Friday July 1st 2016 – 3-4:30pm – C2.17, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : An account of the lived experiences of schizophrenia written by Molly Watson for Schizophrenia Bulletin (2015)

Friday June 1oth 2016 – 12-1:30pm – C2.17, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text: Time travelling; Whose Iraq Stories?

Tuesday May 10th 2016 – 10-11.30am – C2.17, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text: Artist Samir Harb’s comics that amongst other themess concerns Palestinian struggles in every day life

Monday 25th April 2016 – 10-11.30am – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : A clinical psychologist’s evidence-based approach to fatherhood

Friday 11th March 2016 – 12-1.30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Pixação (a Brazilian word which became a popular resistance to the bourgeois “graffitti”)

Friday 29th February 2016 – 12-1.30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Bury Children’s Trust’s “Strategy and Guidance for the Active Participation of Children and Young People, 2015 – 2018”

Friday 29th January 2016 – 12-1.30pm – AG11, Ellen Wilkinson building, The University of Manchester – Text : Redefining National Identity in Uzbekistan: Symbolic Tensions in Tashkent’s Official Public Landscape

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