P01 - Rethinking fieldwork (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 1h 20m

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Panel 01 - Rethinking fieldwork: autoethnography, digital ethnography, ethnography in lockdown

Convenor: Maruska Svasek (Queen’s University Belfast)

Short abstract: Researchers and research participants shape their interactions in dynamic ways, dealing with expected and unexpected challenges, opportunities and affective interaction. Contributors in this panel reflect on their use of visual methods in the light of this ‘condition of un/expectedness’.


  • Renegotiate ethnographic research. New practices and modes of investigation
    Author: Ciriaca Coretti (Università degli Studi della Basilicata)

  • Adapting a visual anthropologist research design and teaching practices during the Covid-19 pandemic
    Author: Alejandra Navarro-Smith (ITESO)

  • On Crisis, Chaos and Communication
    Author: Maruska Svasek (Queen’s University Belfast)

  • Theatre of the 4th Dimension; a new performance paradigm born of web 2.0 integration
    Author: Michael Allen (University of Adelaide)

A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom on Friday 26 March, 15:00 - 15:50 UTC. Find the papers’ abstracts and a link to join the live discussion here.

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