Interview: Kip Jones talks about Biography, Auto-biography, and Creativity

The following is a transcript of Kip Jones’ contribution to interviews on biographic research conducted by Joanna Thurston and Louise Oliver, Jones’ colleagues at Bournemouth University. The pair interviewed Jones for their film, “It’s not research, it’s just stories!” first screened at the British Sociological Association Auto/Biography Study Group Conference, in December 2018. How did […]

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Read Two Important Chapters on Performative Social Science

Kip Jones, a pioneer in performative social science at Bournemouth University, has two substantial book chapters now available in new texts. Both texts move the practice of arts-led research forward substantially and will become valued resources for students and researchers for years to come. *** The first chapter, “Performative Social Science,” in Jörg Matthes, C. S. […]

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‘I’m Her Partner, Let Me In!’ Bringing the Narrative to Academic Papers

My colleague at Bournemouth University, Lee-Ann Fenge, and I have collaborated on many qualitative projects over the years, several specifically arts-led, and have then contributed articles to academic journals about these endeavors. We are particularly attracted to the natural story-telling element of qualitative research or a “narrative approach,” and report on it often. Narrative methods […]

Categories: Academic Writing Month, Qualitative, Writing and Editing

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Narrative Research + Performative Social Science Resources Dr Kip Jones Bournemouth University

Several resources are available and on-going, particularly regarding Performative Social Science: Special Issue on Performative Social Science in the online qualitative journal, FQS Performative Social Science at the Centre for Qualitative Research, Bournemouth University Narrative Research + Performative Social Science website of Dr Kip Jones You can now join us on an email discussion list […]

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