Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Anna Pechurina
About Dr Anna Pechurina
Dr Anna Pechurina (PhD in Sociology, University of Manchester) is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences. Her areas of teaching specialisation are in Social Research Methodology, Urban Theories, and Identity and Society.
Dr Pechurina’s work explores and develops research methodologies to study homes and material cultures in the context of movement and migration. Her other research interests are in post-Soviet cultures and identities in immigration, cultural geography and ethnography, visual and sensory aspects of culture and identity with a particular focus on place, space, and belonging.
Anna teaches on the following modules:
- Researching Society
- Urban Identities
- Media, Culture, and Society
Anna’s current research is focused within two areas:
- theoretical and methodological approaches to studying homes, identities, and migration;
- the construction of the meaning of home in the context of sharing economy.
Journal articles (2)
- Pechurina A (2016), Defining the Russian Diasporic Home and Its Atmospheres: Theoretical Challenges and the Methodological Implications. Russian Sociological Review, vol. 15 (2), p. 26-40.
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- Pechurina A (2014), Positionality and ethics in the qualitative research of migrants' homes. Sociological Research Online, vol. 19 (1)
- Pechurina A (2015) Material Cultures, Migrations, and Identities. . Palgrave Macmillan.
- Pechurina A (2017) National food, belonging, and identity among Russian-speaking migrants in the UK. In: Pechurina A Identity and Nation Building in Everyday Post-Socialist Life. : Routledge, pp. 91-109.