Tag Archives: action research

‘We are increasingly coming into contact with multiple definitions of justice’

Ivo Aertsen is a professor of Criminology at the Leuven Institute of Criminology at the Catholic University of Leuven. His main fields of research and teaching are victimology, penology and restorative justice. He has acted as an expert for the … Continue reading

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‘How much Palinka can I drink with these people?’

Gábor talks about his work in the Hungarian village of “Kisvaros” Gábor Héra is a Hungarian PhD student at the Sociology of Science Doctoral School. His research has primarily focused on the issues of Roma integration, discrimination, prejudice, mediation and restorative justice. … Continue reading

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The patience and art of weaving a village

By Brunilda Pali Reading about and thinking of the fascinating and important work of our action researchers in Northern Ireland, Serbia, Austria and Hungary, an amazing encounter came to mind: a meeting with a small woman of great worth, the … Continue reading

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‘Why do people decide to talk to each other?’

Eva Győrfi is, amongst other things, a lawyer and a mediator. She is also part of the research team Foresee in Hungary, responsible for the action research in a small Hungarian village, “Kisvaros” for the ALTERNATIVE project. Foresee is an … Continue reading

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Practicing encounters

Gabriella talks about the action research in a Hungarian village Gabriella Benedek, social development practitioner is a member of the Foresee research group and is leading the team that is conducting action research in the Hungarian village Kisvaros for the … Continue reading

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‘Action research requires us to engage directly with people’s realities and needs’

Katrin talks about the action research in social housing estates in Vienna, Austria. Katrin Kremmel did her master in social anthropology in Vienna and is a researcher for the IRKS. She is heavily involved in the action research at the … Continue reading

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