Here you will find details of research currently underway, either individually or collaboratively. Not all of them have their own websites or publications yet, so if you want more information, please do contact me for details

Landscapes of Informality

This project documents the lived experience of urban informality in two settlements in Ga-Mashie (Accra, Ghana) and Fort Kochi (Kerala, India) using remote photovoice and participatory mapping.

PI: Kimberly Noronha
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Kerala Maritime Communities

This project engages traditional fisher communities in Kerala, South India to preserve the vanishing cultural heritage of these communities through an archive of recorded oral histories, songs, videos, writings, and artefacts. The project partners with the Mahatma Gandhi University and the Kerala Council for Historical Research and is supported by the Penn Global Research and Engagement Grant Program.

PI: Prof. Thomas F. Tartaron, Chair, Art & Archeology of the Mediterranean World Graduate Group, University of Pennsylvania.
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Photograph: Kochi, Kerala (May 2022)