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April 16, 2020
Corey M. Abramson , Neil Gong
4 - 5:30 p.m.
117, Academic Innovation Studio,
Dwinelle Hall

How do ethnographers engage in comparison, and how do they ground their methodological and analytical choices? Do these comparative logics align with or diverge from the methodological foundations of other forms of social scientific research? Drawing on insights from Beyond the Case: The Logics and Practices of Comparative Ethnography (Oxford University Press 2020), this talk addresses these...


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Summer Workshops in Ethnography

CER hosts two different workshops this summer. The Summer Workshop in Qualitative Methods provides mentorship and hands-on research experience for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduates. This six-week workshop from June 15-July 24, 2020 provides students with intense methodological training in the design and practice of qualitative research. This workshop will be done either in-person or virtually, depending on the public health guidelines. The Intensive Ethnography Workshop is designed for advanced graduate students, faculty, and professionals. This weeklong workshop from August 2-7, 2020 provides mentorship and advanced training in designing and executing a project using participant observation. 

 


Video now available: How to Do Ethnography When You Dislike Your Research Subjects?

In April 2019, Martina Avanza, Senior Lecturer, Political Sociology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, presented at a CER event. The video of her talk, "How to Do Ethnography When You Dislike Your Research Subjects? Fieldwork Within Right-Wing Groups in Italy," is now available.


Featured Books

Edited by Corey M. Abramson and Neil Gong (Oxford University Press, 2020)

Burning Dislike: Ethnic violence in high school

by Martín Sánchez-Jankowski (University of California Press, 2016)

The End Game: How inequality shapes our final years

by Corey Abramson (Harvard University Press, 2015)

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