Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 5

The final day of our British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Scheme-funded Hanoi workshop! This was very much a wrap-up day, hence the blog post will be a little shorter than usual. We started 9am to make the most of the day, and spent the first part of the morning finishing off the clustering and… Read More Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 5

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Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 4

There is not much to write about today – which is a good thing as it was a productive day where we worked intensively on one task for a prolonged period. That task was starting to try to understand, at very accelerated speed, the significance of what we had learned during yesterday’s field visit to… Read More Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 4

Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Nam Dinh Province field visit

Today started early – a 5am alarm call to be picked up at 6am. The three of us heading off unaccompanied into early-morning Hanoi in a silver people carrier with a driver who didn’t speak any English was a little disconcerting, but we soon stopped to collect Tram (once she’d found somewhere to park her… Read More Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Nam Dinh Province field visit

Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 2

Today may best be titled ‘When Epistemologies Collide’. We came to a consensus in the end, but it was a full-on day. Natascha started us off with a rich and theoretically-driven lecture on the social dimensions of science and the positionality and values of the researcher. Thomas Kuhn, Karl Popper, Science and Technology Studies. Now… Read More Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 2

Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 1

This week Dr Natascha Mueller-Hirth, Dr Chris Yuill and myself are in Vietnam for the first workshop of our British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Scheme-funded project into climate change in coastal communities, for which we have partnered with Dr Nguyen Song Tung and her colleagues in the Institute of Human Geography in the Vietnam… Read More Scotland-Vietnam collaboration on climate change and coastal communities – Hanoi Workshop Day 1