Julia's interdisciplinary research focuses on archival traces, memory and migration narratives, co-production of knowledge and photography and activism.
For PhD applicants:
Julia is interested in supervising both traditional and practice-based Phds.
Phd proposals welcome that interact with any of the following:
Working with Archives and Collections: Photographic archives, Community archives, Museums, Private Collections
Memory Studies: Postmemory, transnational memory, cultural memory, communicative memory, personal memory
Art practice as research: visual, creative and ethnographic research methods/photo voice/photo elicitation/digital media technologies, site-specific interventions
Co-production of knowledge: popular education methodology, participatory methods, oral history, histoire croisée/regards croisés methodologies
Photography and activism: community art practice (global, historical & contemporary) and critical pedagogy
Photographers in Exile in Britain: contributions made by emigrés to the field of Applied Arts