The International Research Symposium and Exhibition committee at the University of KwaZulu-Natal invites proposals for:
“Not just an object”: Making meaning of and from
everyday objects in educational research
International Research Symposium and Exhibition
Funded by the South African National Research Foundation
UK – South Africa Researcher Links Grant for Travel and Hosting of Scientific Events
February 3-5, 2016
Durban, South Africa
Claudia Mitchell, McGill University, Canada
Kate Pahl, Sheffield University, UK
“Consider [objects], and you will have humans.
Consider humans, and you are interested in [objects]”
– Bruno Latour (1993, p. 20).
“How do we get at [the] meanings of everyday (and not so everyday)
objects and how might their meanings enrich our research?”
– Claudia Mitchell (2011, p. 36)