Peer-reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Sonja Marzi and Rachel Pain. ‘Volviendo a Vivir’ (Coming back to life): Displaced women’s activism building emancipatory urban futures at a time of crisis in Colombia. Urban Studies
Sonja Marzi. Co-producing impact-in-process with participatory audio-visual research. Area
Sonja Marzi. ‘Having money is not the essential thing…but…it gets everything moving’: Young Colombians navigating towards uncertain future? Sociological Research Online
Sonja Marzi. Participatory video from a distance: co-producing knowledge during COVID-19 using smartphones. Qualitative Research
Sonja Marzi. ‘Looking Towards the Future: Intersectionalities of Race, Class and Place creating Boundaries to Young Colombians’ Aspirations and Social Mobility’. In Horton, J., Pimlott-Wilson, H. and Hall, S.M. (eds) (2020) Growing up and getting by: poverty, precarity and the changing nature of childhood and youth. Bristol, Policy Press
Sonja Marzi. ‘We are labeled as gang members, like a dangerous barrio, even though we are not’: belonging, aspirations and social mobility in Cartagena. Development Studies Research, 5(1): 15-25.
Sonja Marzi. Aspirations and Social Mobility: The Role of Social and Spatial (Im)mobilities in the Development and Achievement of Young People’s Aspirations. In: Ni Laoire C, White A and Skelton T (eds) Movement, Mobilities and Journeys. Singapore: Springer Singapore, pp.1-20.
Co-produced Films and Videos (principal investigator)
‘Volviendo a Vivir’ (Back to Life) – 23 minutes long documentary on Colombian women’s displacement experience and challenges in current urban environments; co-produced with a hybrid participatory research design by using participant’s smartphones.
Watch the documentary trailer here: https://vimeo.com/717170911
Reinventadas: the realities of women in Medellín during the pandemic – 32 minutes remotely co-produced film by using participant’s smartphones
Trailer of the final documentary: https://vimeo.com/554445666
Full documentary available here: https://vimeo.com/520542933
Other Publications and Public Engagement
Sonja Marzi and Jen Tarr. Hybrid research methods learned during the pandemic present a more just and sustainable future for participatory research. LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, June 2023 [Online].
Sonja Marzi and Rachel Pain. The next REF should place greater value on the ‘impact-in-process’ generated by co-produced research. LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, June 2022 [Online].
Participatory documentary screening: ‘Reinventadas’, LSE event online (including Q&A with women participants of the project)
Sam Halvorsen, Matthew Richmond, Sonja Marzi. The uneven geographies of Covid-19 in Latin America. Blog Geography Directions, June 2020 [Online].
Sonja Marzi. Conducting transnational participatory research with women during Covid-19 remotely: an impossibility?. LSE-ID Blog, 22 may 2020 [Online]. Available at: https://wp.me/p3MVmW-1UB
Sonja Marzi. Human Capital in Gender and Development. Progress in Development Studies (Book Review)
Sonja Marzi. Childhood, youth and violence in global contexts: research and practice in dialogue. Children’s Geographies (Book Review)
Publications in Progress:
Elisabet Dueholm Rasch and Sonja Marzi . ‘What counts as knowledge for activism? Collaborative research, extraction and epistemologies. Target journal: Antipode