Social Networking Sites & Social Science Research Project
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Project blog

Who Am I? – The Case of Caste Related Profiles on Facebook

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:29:49 +0000

  The above cartoon says it all. There are quite a few cases here in my field site as well as in the villages closer to it where this sort of double existence on Social Networking Sites (SNS) seems natural and required. The thinking being that this was the right thing to do in order [...]

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Project Timeline

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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

Start date Activity
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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