Digital public, publics, publicness
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:48:09 +0000
Doing what is essentially two simultaneous ethnographies is no simple task (‘Simple’ as in ‘straightforward’, not ‘easy’. Conducting ethnography is generally not easy, but analysing the ‘online’ component can be mistaken for being easy. In the last two weeks, doing ethnography entailed sitting on Facebook for a few hours a day, staring at hundreds of [...]Read more...
This is an ambitious anthropological research project, and one that aims to be truly comparative in the sense of nine simultaneous ethnographies taking place in eight different countries around the world in order to grasp the implications of social networking sites and social media for mankind.
|China (North)||Tom McDonald|
|China (South)||Xinyuan Wang|
|United Kingdom||Daniel Miller|
World map image adapted from Wikimedia Commons.
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