Analysing emotions such as love can enable new ways of understanding human relationships
and deepen reflexive ethnographic practice. Love in research with children, however, carries a unique set of implications
Amidst the pandemic chaos of 2020 we asked, where have all the children gone? In our podcast that year for AAA’s Raising our Voices we drew attention to children’s silencing in COVID-19 policy and media reports, speculated on the consequences of children’s erasure, and drew from the anthropology of childhood to suggest how we might think about and un-silence children’s experiences of the pandemic. Two years on, we this time ask: where have all the children been?
A Story of (what is?) Art and Online Research with Children During a Pandemic By Julie Spray, Jean Hunleth and Hannah Fechtel Spray, Julie, Hannah Fechtel, and Jean Hunleth. 2022.… Read more What do Arts-Based Methods Do? →
What happens when researchers draw with children?
Re-childing the COVID-19 pandemic; and what we lose from the un-childed public “As the pandemic has shown, when children are neither seen nor heard they are easily forgotten from the… Read more What do we lose when we lose children? →
Part of the series “Graphic Ethnography on the Rise” published in Fieldsites‘ Theorizing the Contemporary. Cite As: Spray, Julie. 2022. “What Does Drawing Do for the Anthropology of Childhood?.” Theorizing the… Read more What does drawing do for the anthropology of childhood? →
‘A free school lunch isn’t just about hunger but about dignity.’ The Spinoff, 24th May 2021. ‘The social stigma of hungry children.’ Radio New Zealand Nights interview, 2nd June 2021.… Read more Child Health & Wellbeing News Media →
“Kids draw their pandemic memories” The Spinoff, 30 May 2022 ‘Kea Kids News: Covid comics study shows how kids were left out.” Kea Kids News: Stuff, 13 May 2022 ‘Covid… Read more Pandemic Generation News Media →