Date: 8 September 2011
On 8-9 September 2011, Karin Tusting from the Literacy Research Centre was the invited European opening speaker at the conference "Tracer / auditer les denrées alimentaires" (Tracing and auditing food produce), organised by Nathalie Joly and colleagues from the Institut Nationale de Recherche Agronomique. She presented an account of Literacy Studies as an approach to the study of accountability practices, drawing on her own research into accountability practices in educational workplaces.
Associated staff: Karin Tusting
Associated projects: Paperwork and Pressure in Educational Settings
Associated departments and research centres: Lancaster Literacy Research Centre, Linguistics and English Language
Keywords: Ethnography, Ethnography of literacy, Literacies, Literacy