P25 - Between academic theory-building and social engagement (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 53min

Panel 25 - Between academic theory-building and social engagement: Discussing creative workshops and participatory video making

Convenors: Henrike Neuhaus (Goldsmiths University of London), Yanina Carpentieri

Short abstract: This roundtable reflects how to balance academic theory-building and social engagement by discussing audio-visual projects that have been produced in contexts of participatory video-making.


  • Participatory video done remotely using smartphones: reflections from women participants in Medellin
    Authors: Sonja Marzi (London School of Economics and Political Science), Michele De Laurentiis (Spectacle), Maria Fernanda Carrillo Sanchez (Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México)

  • ‘Seeing power’, co-creation and intersectionality in Ilizwi Lenyaniso Lomhlaba films
    Authors: Aylwyn Walsh (University of Leeds), Scott Burnett (University of Gothenburg)

  • Storying activisms: Critical reflections on intergenerational activist digital storytelling in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough, Ontario)
    Authors: May Chazan (Trent University), Melissa Baldwin (Trent University)

  • Youth engagement in research on sexual and reproductive health in North-Ethiopia
    Author: Thera Mjaaland (Former University of Bergen)

  • A look into the meaning of work for children and adolescents in urban Bolivia. An audio-visual ethnography
    Author: Léa Klaue (University of Bern)

  • Ethnographic Archives of the Hupd’äh of the Northwest of the Amazon and Anthropological Film Process
    Authors: Mina Rad (World Cultural Diversity), Renato Athias (Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil))

Find the papers’ abstracts here.

A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom on Wednesday 24 March, 14:00 - 15:30 UTC. Find the papers’ abstracts and a link to join the live discussion here.