The Centre for Creative Relational Inquiry (CCRI) fosters qualitative research that is situated, positioned, context-sensitive, personal, experience-near, and embodied; research that embraces the performative and the aesthetic; research that engages with the political, the social, and the ethical; research that problematizes agency, autonomy, and representation; research that cherishes its relationship with theory, creating concepts as it goes; research that is dialogical and collaborative; and research that is explicit and curious about the inquiry process itself.
Why researchers need to be open about ethical uneasiness, doubts and uncertainties.
In recent years, I have conducted highly intimate research with a possible impact on life and death, Continue reading Why researchers need to be open
This review of The discovery of quality. Theory and practice of relational caring, the latest book of professor Andries Baart, appeared in the December issue of Optentia News Letter (North West University South Africa). Continue reading In search of quality
Petra Schaftenaar, who participates in Critical Ethics of Care, gives insight to her PhD research on relational care in forensic psychiatric care in the Netherlands. Continue reading Relational care in forensic psychiatry
Call for papers. Abstracts by March 30
Why care? is an attempt to critically explore the massive mobilization of care in modern life. It interrogates the biopolitical ambivalences of the modern institutionalization of care as well as the prevailing economies and economics of care regarding what counts as care, the value of care, and its differential allocation.
Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Leuven 6 – 9 February, 2018
The conference theme is Nomadic Inquiry: Continue reading Second European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry