P26a - Empirical art (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 54min

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Panel 26a - Empirical art: Filmmaking for fieldwork in practice | Politics and poetics of affect

Convenors: Andy Lawrence (University of Manchester), Martha-Cecilia Dietrich (University of Amsterdam), Angélica Cabezas Pino (University of Sussex)

Chair: Peter I. Crawford (UiT The Arctic University of Norway)

Short abstract: This panel looks at the modes and impacts of ethnographic filmmaking across the disciplines. We seek to explore how methodological approaches and filmmaking techniques create interpretative spaces through which audiences actively contribute to re-imaginations of complex realities.


  • Putting the “I” Back in IR (International Relations): Understanding China Through an American Family’s Experience
    Author: William Callahan (London School of Economics)

  • The elf within: Negotiating dementia whilst filming with my family in Reykjavik, Iceland
    Author: Jón Bjarki Magnússon (Freie Universität)

  • Mining for Meaning: Screening Black Snow
    Author: Stephen Linstead (University of York)

A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom on Wednesday 24 March, 16:00 - 16:50 UTC. Find the papers’ abstracts and a link to join the live discussion here.

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