Welcome to the Urban Ethnography Lab
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Welcome to the Urban Ethnography Lab

The Urban Ethnography Lab is a research initiative between Berlin and Toronto, which will straddle the disciplinary boundaries of urban anthropology and human geography, with the intended purpose of promote rigorous experimentation with innovative ethnographic research techniques in urban settings. We are offering a workshop in August 2017 to bring together scholars and graduate students … Continue reading

Apply Today for the Summer High School Program at the Ethnography Lab
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Apply Today for the Summer High School Program at the Ethnography Lab

The Ethnography Lab in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto will be running a week-long anthropology program for high-school students interested in culture, social change, and history. Students from local high-schools will have a chance to explore Kensington Market’s history as one of Canada’s most celebrated multicultural neighborhoods. As they learn about … Continue reading

VISIBLE & INVISIBLE: INFRASTRUCTURE & POLITICS OF COHABITATION
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VISIBLE & INVISIBLE: INFRASTRUCTURE & POLITICS OF COHABITATION

Please join faculty and graduate students from Osaka University and University of Toronto for an open workshop in which we explore how attention to infrastructure might guide us to see the complex dynamics among various human and nonhuman beings that constitute the world, opening up new questions about how to live in a world of … Continue reading

Upcoming Workshop: The Playlist
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Upcoming Workshop: The Playlist

THE PLAYLIST Thursday, March 23rd, 5-6:30pm Playlists—sequences of songs—are a routine interface for the use of information and communication machines. What kind of data are playlists? How can ethnographers interpret technologically assembled, affectively charged sound sequences? Thinking about playlists as artifacts involves considering how they come into being, what the relations between their elements symbolize, and how they … Continue reading