NCAD/UCD Lecture: Aligning qualitative social science methodologies and arts based enquiry

The Research Institute at NCAD in collaboration with University College Dublin, as part of the2015 series: Interdisciplinary Adventures in the Visual and Creative Arts, presents:

Use your imagination!  Aligning qualitative social science methodologies and arts based enquiry within interdisciplinary and transcultural research            

Tues 3rd Feb    5.00 pm

Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre,

NCAD 100 Thomas St. Dublin 8


Dr. Richard Siegesmund, Art + Design Education, Northern Illinois University, Dr. Maruska Svasek, School of Anthropology, Queens University BelfastDr. Alice Feldman, School of Sociology, UCD  (Chair, Gary Granville, NCAD)

Richard Siegesmund, edited Arts-Based Research in Education: Foundations for Practice, with Melissa Cahnmann-Taylor, published by Routledge 2012. Siegesmund has a particular interest in working across academic disciplines including art and design education and qualitative social science research.

Muruska Svasek, trained as a fine artist before becoming an anthropologist. She is the author of Emotions and Human Mobility: Ethnographies of Movement (Routledge 2012). Svasek led the HERA-funded, cross European, interdisciplinary research project Creativity and Innovation in a World of Movement

Alice Feldman has evolved research-led practices focusing on the intersections of multiple marginalities, otherness and place, ‘pedagogical bricolage’ as a form of research-innovated teaching, and cross-sector engagements around anti-racism, interculturalism and integration work.