Tag: Method

How to Make a Zine

Chelsea Horton , November 20th, 2020

Feeling boxed in by traditional professional or academic publishing outlets? A zine—a small self-published pamphlet or booklet—can be a powerful tool for unlocking creativity and expanding the reach…

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Thinking Without a Concept

Chelsea Horton , November 20th, 2020

How an artistic method can challenge and enrich our understandings of vision and knowledge. Imagine […] an eye which does not respond to the name of everything but…

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“Islands in a sea of disbelief” – Militant activism in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

martijn , August 18th, 2020

It took us six years, but I’m very pleased to announce that, at last, our book: Islamic Militant Activism in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany – ‘Islands in…

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Guidelines for anthropological research: Data management, ethics and integrity

martijn , May 10th, 2019

Together with Birgit Meyer (Utrecht University), Annelies Moors (University of Amsterdam) and Peter Pels (Leiden University) I wrote a short article on ethics and integrity against the background…

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“It is not possible for me to be objective” – Over de dekolonisatie van de sociale wetenschappen

martijn , April 10th, 2019

Gastauteur: Nadia Fadil Ik wil graag vandaag starten met een persoonlijke getuigenis. Elk jaar geef ik een vak, inleiding tot de antropologie, aan een grote groep eerstejaars studenten…

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De institutionalisering van salafisme – antropologie en ethiek

martijn , April 6th, 2019

Gastauteur: Thijl Sunier Met verbazing las ik het artikel over de perikelen rond de promotie van meneer Soroush in Tilburg en het oordeel van de externe onderzoekscommissie (NRC…

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A Fieldpoem for World Poetry Day

Alexandra Frankel , March 21st, 2019

How we practice and write ethnography matters. Poetry is one way to understand what it feels like to be human at a particular time and place. The difference…

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The House by Laura Vermeulen

Laura Vermeulen , September 24th, 2018

The question of how Willem was coping, alone in the big house, had come to concern many of those surrounding him. Over the past couple of months, Willem…


De institutionalisering van salafisme – Een bespreking

martijn , September 21st, 2018

Auteurs: Martijn de Koning (Universiteit van Amsterdam / Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) Annelies Moors (Universiteit van Amsterdam) Thijl Sunier (Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam) Ongeveer twee weken …

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Folding time: walk-talking joint moments in the nursing home by Laura Vermeulen

Laura Vermeulen , September 17th, 2018

We knew each other from the drop-in centre. Aspects of our daily life concerns had been shared. ‘We’ were drop-in centre participants: the majority had been diagnosed with…


Kom op Maarten, léés ons artikel!

martijn , July 29th, 2017

Maarten Zeegers verwijt ons dat we niet transparant zijn over ons onderzoek naar de huwelijken van Nederlandse vrouwelijke Syriëgangers. Helaas blijkt uit alles dat hij klakkeloos de beschuldigingen…

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Een rechtvaardige academische cultuur: vertrouwen, vrijheid en veiligheid voor allen

martijn , July 18th, 2017

Afgelopen donderdag presenteerde de UvA het auditrapport naar het onderzoek ‘Chatting about marriage with female migrants to Syria’. De UvA had tot deze reflectie audit besloten na eerdere…

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Method and Politics in the Dee Estuary

hannahknox , April 21st, 2017

I am leading a research group at the moment called SLOM:Lab (Social life of Methods Lab). This is a blog post I wrote for the SLOM:Lab.org website last …

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Ethnographic presents and futures of ‘health’—a summary of the Ethnographies and Health workshop by Emma Garnett

Emma Garnett , January 28th, 2016

In this report we offer an overview of a two-day workshop entitled Ethnographies and Health that was held in October at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical…


Failed research ought to count

eli , January 20th, 2016

Failed research projects ought to count for something! It’s too bad they don’t. They just disappear into nowhere, it seems to me: into filing cabinets, abandoned notebooks, or…


Authors and Impresarios: How to Move Across Disciplines by Hyo Yoon Kang

Hyo Yoon Kang , November 30th, 2015

A conversation with Mario Biagioli. Mario Biagioli is a Distinguished Professor of Law and Science and Technology Studies, as well as Director of the Center for Science and…


The Privacy Paradox: IRBs in an Era of NSA Mass Surveillance

Rebecca Nelson , October 22nd, 2015

[This invited post was written by Daniel O’Maley, who recently graduated with a PhD in cultural anthropology from Vanderbilt University. His research focuses on the global Internet freedom movement…

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New Book: Methods for the Study of Religious Change – From Religious Studies to Worldview Studies

martijn , September 23rd, 2014

Methods for the Study of Religious Change – From Religious Studies to Worldview Studies Edited by: André Droogers and Anton van Harskamp 2013 224pp 234 x 156mm pb…

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Symposium: Antropoloog zoekt maatschappelijke partner

martijn , August 31st, 2014

Antropoloog zoekt maatschappelijke partner – Kennisdeling buiten de muren van de universiteit – 3 september 2014 Aanleiding Er is onder antropologen een toenemende aandacht voor kennisd…

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Jan Chipchase’s guide for pop-up field studios

Nicolas Nova , June 11th, 2014

A pop-up studio in Myanmar, Photo by Jan Chipchase. Editor’s note: Jan Chipchase, a former creative director of Global Insights at Frog Design and principal scientist at Nokia,…

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