This looks like a very useful event. I would go but sadly I’ll be in Canada on the first day of the workshop.
Conference submission deadline extended to 31 March!!
12th Annual International Ethnography Symposium
“Politics and Ethnography in an Age of Uncertainty”
29 August – 1 September 2017
Alliance Manchester Business School
Stream 3: History and Ethnography
Stephanie Decker and John Hassard
History and ethnography have largely evolved in parallel, despite some significant research contributions from historical ethnography and ethnographic history (Rowlinson, Hassard, & Decker, 2014). To a large extent, organizational ethnographers research ‘literate’ settings in which social actors essentially self-document their experience through a variety of genres of anthropological and sociological writing. However, as Paul Atkinson and Amanda Coffey have pointed out, “many qualitative researchers continue to produce ethnographic accounts of complex, literate social worlds as if they were entirely without documents or text” (Atkinson & Coffey, 2011, p. 78). In this stream, we aim to bring the practices of historical research (largely but not exclusively text-based) closer to the…
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