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Shoes and social fabrics: Exploring the Journeys and Life-worlds of a Pair of Flip-flops

In 2007, Professor Caroline Knowles received a British Academy Small Research Grant to explore an innovative means of compiling raw information about the world’s complex interactions. Here she gives a taste of the project that took her from China to Ethiopia. The photographs are by her collaborator, Michael Tan.

• Caroline Knowles

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 12 (January 2009).