Temporal belongings


Principal Investigator: Dr Michelle Bastian (University of Manchester)
Co-investigators: Dr Johan Siebers, Prof Graham Crow
Collaborators: Encounters Arts
Duration: 2011

In everyday life, time most often appears in the form of the clock – abstract, seemingly objective, a ‘natural’ fact of life. However, as anthropologists and sociologists have long noted, time is not a neutral container for social life, but a source of values, concepts and logics that are used to negotiate the complexity of social life.