Other research projects and centres
Centre for Studies of Home at the Geffrye Museum
At Home in the Institution? Asylum, School and Lodging House Interiors in London and South East England 1845-1914
Transitions in Kitchen Living
The Last Refuge Revisited: continuity and change in residential care for older people
If you would like to suggest other relevant websites please contact us
A OU based reading group, open to all, will meet between seminars in order to build and sustain dialogue beyond the events themselves.
The first reading group meeting took place on Wednesday 10 October, 12.15 - 13.45, Room H203 in Horlock building. We looked at two pieces to introduce the themes:
Varley, Ann (2008) A place like this? Stories of dementia, home and self, Environment and Planning D
Milligan, Christine (2005) From home to 'home': situating emotions within the caregiving experience, Environment and Planning A
The second reading group meeting will take place on Thursday February 28th from 12.15 p.m. until 1.45 p.m. in Room 203, Horlock Building.
We will be looking at the following papers:
McKie, L., Gregory, S., & Bowlby, S. (2002) ‘Shadow times: the temporal and spatial frameworks and experiences of caring and working’, Sociology Vol 36(4): 897-924
Martin-Matthews, A. (2007) Situating ‘Home’ at the Nexus of the Public and Private Spheres: Ageing, Gender and Home Support Work in Canada Current Sociology March 2007 55: 229-249,
If you would like to come along, please email Sheila Peace (firstname.lastname@example.org).