Dr Pauline Garvey

Anthropology

Gaeilge agus fáilte

Senior Lecturer
Director of Postgraduate Studies

Rowan House
AN2.14
(01) 7083587

Biography

Pauline Garvey is senior lecturer in anthropology. She completed a BA in University College Dublin and M.Phil in Archaeology (British Academy Scholar in University of Cambridge, UK, 1994) before becoming a doctoral candidate in Anthropology in University College London. Her doctoral research was completed 2002 and she has been a tenured faculty member in Maynooth since 2003. Her research interests include material culture and Nordic domesticity, domestic exhibitions (housing theatre) in 20th century Sweden, design anthropology and the politics surrounding ethnographic collections in Ireland. 

Books

  Year Publication
2017 Unpacking Ikea: Swedish Design for the Purchasing Masses.
Pauline Garvey (2017) Unpacking Ikea: Swedish Design for the Purchasing Masses. London: Routledge, CRESC Series. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2012 'Introduction: Presencing Assemblages'
Garvey, Pauline, Seamas O'Siochain and Adam Drazin (2012) 'Introduction: Presencing Assemblages' In: Exhibit Ireland: Ethnographic Collections in Ireland. Dublin: Wordwell Press. [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Consuming IKEA and inspiration as material form'
Garvey, Pauline (2011) 'Consuming IKEA and inspiration as material form' In: Design Anthropology: Object Culture in the 21st Century. Wien, New York: Springer Verlag. [Details]
2009 'Culture Materialised: IKEA furniture and other evangelitcal objects'
Garvey, Pauline (2009) 'Culture Materialised: IKEA furniture and other evangelitcal objects' In: Lost and Found. Dublin: Wordwell Press. [IR Link] [Details]
2005 'Drunk and (Dis) Orderly in Norway: Norwegian Drinking Parties in the Home'
Garvey, Pauline (2005) 'Drunk and (Dis) Orderly in Norway: Norwegian Drinking Parties in the Home' In: Drinking Culture: AIcohol and the Expression of Identity, Class and Nation. Oxford: Berg. [Details]
2001 'Organized Disorder: Moving Furniture in Norwegian Homes'
Garvey, Pauline (2001) 'Organized Disorder: Moving Furniture in Norwegian Homes' In: Home Possessions: the Material Culture of the Home. Oxford: Berg. [Details]
2001 'Drinking, Driving and Daring in Norway'
Garvey, Pauline (2001) 'Drinking, Driving and Daring in Norway' In: Car Cultures. Oxford: Berg. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2013 ''Ikea sofas are like H&M trousers': The potential of sensuous signs'
Garvey, Pauline (2013) ''Ikea sofas are like H&M trousers': The potential of sensuous signs'. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ANTHROPOLOGY, 2 :75-92 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'La mémoire en attente. Le muse ethnographique dans L’Irlande post-coloniale'
Garvey, Pauline (2011) 'La mémoire en attente. Le muse ethnographique dans L’Irlande post-coloniale'. ETHNOLOGIE FRANÇAISE, 2 :253-262 [IR Link] [Details]
2009 'Anthropology, Design and Technology in Ireland, a special edition'
Garvey, Pauline and Adam Drazin (editors) (2009) 'Anthropology, Design and Technology in Ireland, a special edition'. IRISH JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 16 [Details]
2009 ''Design and Having Designs in Ireland: Introduction''
Pauline Garvey and Adam Drazin (invited editors) (2009) ''Design and Having Designs in Ireland: Introduction''. ANTHROPOLOGY IN ACTION AND IRISH JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 16 :4-18 [IR Link] [Details]
2008 'The Norwegian country cabin and functionalism: A tale of two modernities'
Pauline Garvey (2008) 'The Norwegian country cabin and functionalism: A tale of two modernities'. Social Anthropology, 16 :203-220 [IR Link] [Details]
2005 'Domestic Boundaries: Privacy, Visibility and the Norwegian Window'
Garvey, Pauline (2005) 'Domestic Boundaries: Privacy, Visibility and the Norwegian Window'. Material Culture, 10 :157-176 [IR Link] [Details]
2003 '‘How to have a ‘good home’: the practical aesthetic and normativity in Norway’'
Garvey, Pauline (2003) '‘How to have a ‘good home’: the practical aesthetic and normativity in Norway’'. JOURNAL OF DESIGN HISTORY, 16 :241-251 [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2013 Retrocycle.
(2013) Retrocycle. [Public presentations], Retrocycle, Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin [Details]
2013 It's personal: subjectivity in Design History.
(2013) It's personal: subjectivity in Design History. [Oral Presentation], The sensuous quality of domestic things, University of Hertfordshire [Details]
2012 Govemark Seminar.
(2012) Govemark Seminar. [Oral Presentation], Democratic Discourse, Democratic Design, National University of Ireland Maynooth [Details]
2011 Anthropology seminar series.
(2011) Anthropology seminar series. [Oral Presentation], Democratic Design, Anthropology Department, Queen's University Belfast [Details]
2011 Material Culture Seminar Series.
(2011) Material Culture Seminar Series. [Oral Presentation], Democractic Design and the Ikea flatpack, Anthropology Department, University College London [Details]
2011 Opening the Flatpack: Ethnography, Art, and the Billy Bookcase postgraduate workshop Konstfack Stock.
(2011) Opening the Flatpack: Ethnography, Art, and the Billy Bookcase postgraduate workshop Konstfack Stock. [Oral Presentation], The Materialisation of Brand, National college of Art, Craft and Design, (Konstfack) Stockholm [Details]
2011 Anthropological Association of Ireland conference.
(2011) Anthropological Association of Ireland conference. [Oral Presentation], ‘Per Albin Hansson built Ikea and Ingvar Kamprad Furnished it’, School of Art and Design, University of Ulster, Belfast [Details]
2011 Material Culture Seminar.
(2011) Material Culture Seminar. [Oral Presentation], Democratic Design, University College London, Anthropology Department [Details]
2010 NUIM Business School seminar series.
(2010) NUIM Business School seminar series. [Oral Presentation], Consuming IKEA, School of Business and Law, NUI Maynooth [Details]
2010 NAIRTL-funded research cluster organised by Eamonn Slattery (NUIM) and Terence McDonough (NUIG).
(2010) NAIRTL-funded research cluster organised by Eamonn Slattery (NUIM) and Terence McDonough (NUIG). [Oral Presentation], On folk museums and corporations, Strokestown Famine museum, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.  [Details]
2009 Ethnography, Creativity, Design, a two-day workshop.
(2009) Ethnography, Creativity, Design, a two-day workshop. [Oral Presentation], ‘Inspiration as material form’, Maynooth [Details]
2009 Ethnography, Creativity, Design, a two-day workshop in collaboration with Intel Ireland.
(2009) Ethnography, Creativity, Design, a two-day workshop in collaboration with Intel Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Inspiration as material form, National University of Ireland Maynooth in collaboration with Intel Ireland [Details]
2009 School of Marketing, DIT Dublin.
(2009) School of Marketing, DIT Dublin. [Oral Presentation], On the museology of IKEA in Sweden, DIT Dublin [Details]
2009 Seminar for Consumption and Leisure Studies.
(2009) Seminar for Consumption and Leisure Studies. [Oral Presentation], Inspiration as material form: on the museology of IKEA in Sweden’, DIT Dubin [Details]
2008 Department of Social Anthropology seminar series, Stockholm University.
(2008) Department of Social Anthropology seminar series, Stockholm University. [Oral Presentation], IKEA and Taste: Some reflections from on-going ethnography, Stockholm University [Details]
2008 Love Objects conference.
(2008) Love Objects conference. [Oral Presentation], Love in a cold climate: Devotional objects and IKEA consumption in Sweden, National College of Art and Design Dublin [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2002 Review of Victor Buchli (ed) 2002 Material Culture Reader.
Dr Pauline Garvey (2002) Review of Victor Buchli (ed) 2002 Material Culture Reader. Book Review [Details]