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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 […]

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The Global Social Media Impact Study is a research project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 Social Network Sites and Social Science).

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Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science