Reading Group



Borders (facilitated by Sarah Edgcumbe)



Ethics, Positionality & Self-care in Fieldwork Research (facilitated by Dr Nick Barnes)

Thurs 7 Oct Week 4, 15:30-17:00 {Teams}


Feminist Methodologies and Joy as Research Practice (facilitated by Dr Roxani Krystalli)

Thurs 4 Nov Week 8, 15:30-17:00 {Teams}

  • Roxani Krystalli (forthcoming) ‘Feminist Methodology,’ in Laura J. Shepherd and Caitlin Hamilton (eds) Gender Matters in Global Politics: A Feminist Introduction to International Relations, 2nd edition (Routledge).
  • Elina Penttinen (2010) ‘Introduction: Journey from Feminist International Relations Problem-making towards a Life-enhancing Approach,’ in Joy and International Relations: A New Methodology (Routledge).


Knowledge Production in ‘Conflict Zones’ (facilitated by Dr Malaka Shwaikh)

Thurs 2 Dec Week 12, 15:30-17:00 {Teams}

  • Malaka Shwaikh (2020) ‘Translation in the War-zone: The Gaza Strip as Case Study,’ in R. R. Gould and K. Tahmasebian (eds) Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism (Routledge), pp.129-144.
  • Mona Baker (2010) ‘Interpreters and Translators in the War Zone: Narrated and Narrators,’ The Translator, 16:2, 197-222, special issue, Translation and Violent Conflict, Moira Inghilleri and Sue-Ann Harding (eds).

Semester 2 2020/21


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