In the latest addition to the CSAD Magazine website, Dr Keireine Canavan talks about her life, her career and research.
Born in England to Irish parents, Keireine has also lived in Scotland, and has been working in Wales for over a decade, as well as spending time living in the Middle East, learning about its culture while working with bedouin weavers.
“They’re illiterate and so it’s a complete oral history and it is definitely dying out. One technique that we’ve been researching – and I collaborate with Dr Ali Alnajadah – and we’ve only found eight weavers of this one technique. The symbols and the semiotics – you can’t read them but it’s a complete language” she explains.
Read the full interview on the CSAD Magazine website.