What’s the point of ethnographic fieldwork?
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:35:48 +0000
Being an anthropologist is one of the strangest jobs in the world. For the last 15 months, I’ve been living in a small rural town in North China, where I have been doing ethnographic fieldwork on the impact of social media in the town. In a few days time I will say a final farewell to […]Read more...
Global Social Media Impact Study
A research project dedicated to understanding the implications of social media for humankind. Read more
Global in scope…
Nine researchers conducting simultaneous ethnographies on social media use in countries across the world. Read more
Engaging both academics and the public…
Live updates and conversation from the fieldsites on the project blog. Read more
The Global Social Media Impact Study based at the UCL Department of Anthropology is dedicated to understanding the implications of social networking sites for global humankind and society, and explaining their significance for the future of the social sciences.
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Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science