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Fun(ny) facts: humour as a research communication strategy

Ranwala, Chalani (2022) Fun(ny) facts: humour as a research communication strategy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

If you have read any research produced by universities, civil society organisations or think tanks, you will most likely have struggled to find any good jokes. However, throughout history, humour has played an important role in critiquing society and raising social issues to a popular audience. Drawing on a recent example of using humour to explain the complex political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka, Chalani Ranwala suggests that this often overlooked medium can, when used well, provide timely research based information to broader publics.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2022 10:39
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2022 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116519

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