Monthly archive for December2015

Production, Provenance, Identity: ‘Made in Sheffield’ as a Cultural Trope

Production, Provenance, Identity: ‘Made in Sheffield’ as a Cultural Trope

My last blog post looked at the various building names, businesses and artworks that have been inspired by Sheffield’s industrial heritage. In this post, I want to consider one specific aspect of this referencing of history, namely the use of the term ‘Made in Sheffield’….

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Remade in Sheffield: The Legacy of an Industrial Past in the City’s Names and Images

Remade in Sheffield: The Legacy of an Industrial Past in the City’s Names and Images

For my third participant observation exercise, I decided to photograph the places I could think of in Sheffield that referenced the city’s industrial past. The reason for this was that one of my case studies – the dairy Our Cow Molly – frequently references the…

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Looking Up: Engaging with history and the built environment

Looking Up: Engaging with history and the built environment

I’m going to see it as a positive sign that the sun always seems to shine when it’s time for me to go out and do some participant observation… Last week I went out with my camera into the countryside, to explore some of the…

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