In a recent Open University webinar, a panel of researchers and practitioners explored the numerous issues faced by those conducting research with mobile populations in a time of lockdown and social distancing. Now available to watch again
Dr Kathryn Medièn, OU Lecturer in Sociology, shares an interview she conducted with the authors of a recent report published by Patients Not Passports, a campaign which seeks to challenge the imposition of border controls within UK healthcare institutions
A project led by Marie Gillespie, Professor of Sociology, is exploring what it is like to be an asylum seeker, a refugee or an undocumented person under lockdown. Find out about the COVID-19 Chronicles from the Margins project
The team behind the HERA-funded European project, Moving Market Places, has produced a film exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on public marketplaces in a range of European countries and reflect on what these spaces may look like after the pandemic
In this video, Professor Sophie Watson, Head of Sociology at The Open University, speaks to Roger Smith, an expert in legal aid, human rights and access to justice, about the various impacts COVID-19 is having on the law
Professor Sophie Watson, Head of Sociology at The Open University, interviews Andy Metcalf, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and author of 'Slump City: The Politics of Mass Unemployment', about the social and psychological impact of lockdown
'Right now, I feel that I am a re-jigged digital hybrid'. In this personal account, Xenia Rochelle Jones, a Doctoral Research Student at The Open University, shares the impact COVID-19 has had on her as a 'digital native'
Dr Simon Carter, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at The Open University, writes for the Cost of Living website, about how the current unfolding of medical, economic and social consequences of COVID-19 offer a unique insight into ‘sociology in action’