“But why anthropology?”. I was asked the question shortly before finishing my doctoral thesis. It is rather uncommon to refer to so many anthropological studies in a thesis that is not based on ethnography and is, in addition to this, written within the field of child welfare social work. In social work, it is more common to refer to sociologists, psychologists, and political scientists. So “why anthropology?”.Continue reading “Why anthropology? (Serendipity)”
I not only use creative expressions that help me in my writing or to communicate the message of my texts. I have also experimented with a small project that I call “Academia-Art” (2019-2020) which is visible below. It raises questions about the reuse of knowledge and has also helped me to express difficult experiences in academia. Below, I describe this in Swedish, the language of my academic contexts.Continue reading “Academia-Art”
Featured image: Dissertation cover image – PhD dissertation “Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond: Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare”.
Some people have asked about the dissertation cover image.Continue reading “Turning a Dissertation into Art”