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COVID-19 is reorienting ethnographic fieldwork in Africa towards digital methodologies

Storer, Liz (2021) COVID-19 is reorienting ethnographic fieldwork in Africa towards digital methodologies. Africa at LSE (20 May 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Virtual methodologies for remote fieldwork have become commonplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, often driven by research interests in Europe to collect data in Africa. But changing practices and new possibilities raise ethical and theoretical implications. LSE’s Dr Liz Storer recaps a recent panel addressing these concerns and distinguishes between the relevance of old and new ethnographic questions.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa
Geography & Environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2021 13:06
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2021 10:42
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111240

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