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How far would you go to follow your fellow?

This month, we are excited to invite Genevieve Guilleme to talk about the stories of the followers, mostly women, who come with a partner and live there for a month, a year, five years… And go somewhere else for a month, a year, five years… With children raised as global nomads, from assignment to assignment, post-doc to post-doc or fellowship to fellowship, just floating along the valued professional mobility, in a continuously temporary exile.

Genevieve is a researcher in visual arts, a photographer and a 'follower' who arrived in Cambridge 5 years ago. We met her via the e-Luminate photo competition and her 'follow the fellow' project is currently exhibited at Murray Edwards College. 

Come with us for an inspirational project, where photography isn't the only medium but a critical part of the story telling!

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  • Marine

    Also, here are the details of the OPdA research day she mentioned.
    Everyone is welcome - booking required : [masked]

    Subject: Highly skilled mobility and gender mechanisms

    When: 29 April 2014 - 9.30am

    Where: Postdoc Centre – Seminar room. 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge

    Agenda: [masked] Arrival, coffee
    10.00: welcome by Prof. Chris Abell
    10.10 – 11.30 (20 min presentations)[masked]: questions[masked] Sandwich Lunch and informal discussions

    Talks:
    *Transnational Mobility of Early Academics: Motivations, Practices, Effects*
    from Alina Toader, Janine Dahinden, Matine Schaer (University of Neuchâtel, Laboratory of Transnational Studies)

    *Moving partners*
    from Genevieve Guetemme (University of Orléans)

    *Portrait of a (Working) Mother*
    from Dr. Eglė Kačkutė (Vilnius University Gender Studies Centre)

    April 26, 2014

  • Marine

    I hope you enjoyed the talk yesterday.
    Genevieve passed on the following information: An invitation to Elke's Cambridge tour the 1st of May: <hello all,
    Our exhibition in Murray Edward College is approaching it's end..... after a radiant opening with a wonderful audience and hopefully quite some visitors in the meantime there will be another event on the last day of the show:
    " follow the follower! - city tours"
    The performance artist and former temporary resident of Cambridge, Elke Papp, will show you a few spots in Cambridge through the eye of a follower..... and lead you to the show in Murray Edward College with a mini-performance there and a little tour through the garden.....
    join us!
    we meet on the 1st of May
    at 11 a.m.
    and
    at 16 p.m. in front of Kings College!

    costs: £5 per adult, children welcome!

    Hope to see loads of you there!!!!!

    Please spread the word, tell friends!!!!

    Elke Papp>

    April 25, 2014

  • Jude

    Might be 5-10 mins late.

    April 24, 2014

  • Arijit S.

    I still don't quite get it, will see how it works out.

    April 24, 2014

  • Julian E.

    Sounds great but unable to come this time.

    April 24, 2014

  • Vee

    Hi I have just joined the meet up site and hoping to come along to your Cambridge Darkroom meet on Thursday. I have been known to do my own Digital Darkroom work as I used to be a Computer Graphics Artist in my youth. Not sure if your group is for me or vice versa so will give it a go if it is ok with the group?

    April 22, 2014

    • Lina O.

      Here at CD we are completely open, people can come to as many or as little sessions as they wish, whenever they wish, so you are very welcome Vee

      April 23, 2014

  • Lina O.

    Yes of course, newbies are always welcome!

    April 22, 2014

  • HurricaneHayles

    I am a "follower" too I guess. Sounds like an interesting evening. Are newbies welcome?

    April 19, 2014

  • Lina O.

    Hehe, well we don't expect every session to appeal to all, but this should also be of interest to anyone who is thinking of taking on a project

    April 17, 2014

  • Jonathan B

    I've only just "got" what this is all about. On my first reading I was thinking hippy chicks and scien-bloody-tology!
    Mmmmm, think I might have to have a think about whether to attend this one or not

    April 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm a follower myself, it would be interesting to hear how someone else deals with it :)

    1 · April 16, 2014

  • Delphine

    Heya!

    I'm new here :) Could you explain what this event will exactly be please?

    Thanks!

    April 12, 2014

    • Marine

      Hello Delphine, and welcome! The details are now included. We hope to see you there :)

      1 · April 16, 2014

  • Lina O.

    Welcome Delphine! We are just waiting for our speaker to confirm a few things and then we will be updating this page and emailing out a notification, so just bear with us a little longer :)

    1 · April 14, 2014

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