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...
The UCL Social Networking & Social Science Research Project is a five-year project running from 2012 until 2017. However, it is intended that the project will leave a lasting impact that far exceeds its duration. The project is currently in the fieldwork phase. Preliminary reports and theories from our fieldwork can be seen in our project blog.
|May 2012||Project starts|
|Sep 2012||Project planning at UCL Department of Anthropology|
|Apr 2013||Ethnographic fieldwork starts in fieldsites around the world|
|May 2014||Researchers return to UCL Department of Anthropology to undertake mid-project data analysis|
|June 2014||Final three months of ethnographic fieldwork in fieldsites around the world|
|Sep 2014||Return to UCL Department of Anthropology to analyse research data and produce publications|
|May 2017||Project ends|
All dates are provisional and may be subject to change
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Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science