Digitizing, Collaborating, Conjuring: Material aspects of urban ethnography

DAY II | Workshop “Ethnography in Urban Settings” The speakers for the second day of the workshop brought together three major themes around urban ethnography: digitizing, collaborating, and conjuring. In a nutshell, digitizing ethnography highlights how researchers need to take seriously and know how to handle digital data while doing research in urban settings. Digital…

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Fold-Up Mapping Booklet

We are getting excited during the preparations for the upcoming workshop “Ethnography in Urban Settings”. For our mapping exercise we designed a fold-up mapping booklet with a focus on the question: “How to capture what you are sensing?” Walking through the city and trying to capture its hidden symbolic logic, cultural, social and spatial codes is…

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Upcoming Workshop “Ethnography in Urban Settings”

Ethnography in Urban Settings Intersections. Methods. Visions. August 29 – 30, 2017 | Toronto Our first workshop Ethnography in Urban Settings: Intersections. Methods. Visions. will take place on August 29th and August 30th, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The workshop will straddle the disciplinary boundaries of urban anthropology and human geography, with the intended purpose to promote rigorous…

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Welcome to the Methods

The Urban Ethnography Lab aims to experiment with new ethnographic methods for urban settings. We will periodically post about our events and activities related to this. Ethnography can be seen as a toolbox of various qualitative methods, it is not just one method to follow and answer the questions of your research, it is a…

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