Ethnography and Market Research
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Ethnography and Market Research

On February 12th, 2016, Dr. Barbara McGrath delivered a talk entitled Ethnography and Market Research as part of the 2nd Annual Ethnography Lab Speaker Series discussing the link between ethnography and market research. She has kindly given us permission to share her talk here. Description: More than a decade ago, the ethnographic method started to … Continue reading

Imaging Kensington
Kensington Market / Public / Updates

Imaging Kensington

Imaging Kensington is a series of informal meet-ups of members of the Ethnography Lab who explore Kensington Market in more depth through personal photography and focused discussions on multidisciplinary themes. This past month we have been using the concepts of palimpsest, facade and bricolage to seek new insights into ways that the past plays out in the present in the social, cultural and spatial … Continue reading

Susan Hyatt audio and presentation slides
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Susan Hyatt audio and presentation slides

Last Thursday, Dr. Susan Hyatt from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis gave a talk entitled ‘Collaborative ethnography and community activism: Where publics and politics meet’. The presentation slides can be downloaded in MS PowerPoint format. Please note that the file is rather large as it contains embedded audio and video: Susan Hyatt – Collaborative ethnography and … Continue reading

Collaborative Ethnography and Community Activism: Where Publics and Politics Meet
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Collaborative Ethnography and Community Activism: Where Publics and Politics Meet

Collaborative ethnography, as defined by Luke Eric Lassiter, is “a very specific kind of ethnography that builds on the cooperative relationships already present in the ethnographic research process… and endeavors to engender texts that are more readable, relevant, and applicable to local communities of ethnographic collaborators (i.e. local publics).” Over the last 10 years, collaborative … Continue reading

“This is Anthropology” – revisiting the values of social research
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“This is Anthropology” – revisiting the values of social research

Anthropology is just one of many disciplines that uses ethnography – or the systematic and in-depth description of various social or cultural phenomena – to enrich our understanding of the strange and familiar goings-on around us. “This is Anthropology” is a detailed slideshow put together by the students at the University of South Florida a … Continue reading