Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 8.5.2021 - 8.5.2021
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 29.5.2021 - 29.5.2021
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 12.6.2021 - 12.6.2021
Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 10.4.2021 - 10.4.2021
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 6.2.2021 - 6.2.2021
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Lecture Course 19.1.2021 - 3.3.2021
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 12.12.2020 - 12.12.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 28.11.2020 - 28.11.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 24.10.2020 - 24.10.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr General Examination 26.9.2020 - 26.9.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 30.5.2020 - 30.5.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 25.4.2020 - 25.4.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 4.4.2020 - 4.4.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 7.3.2020 - 7.3.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 8.2.2020 - 8.2.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Lecture Course 14.1.2020 - 26.2.2020
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 14.12.2019 - 14.12.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 30.11.2019 - 30.11.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 19.10.2019 - 19.10.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 21.9.2019 - 21.9.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 10.6.2019 - 10.6.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 13.4.2019 - 13.4.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 16.3.2019 - 16.3.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 16.2.2019 - 16.2.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 19.1.2019 - 19.1.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Lecture Course 15.1.2019 - 27.2.2019
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 15.12.2018 - 15.12.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 24.11.2018 - 24.11.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 5.5.2018 - 5.5.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 7.4.2018 - 7.4.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 10.3.2018 - 10.3.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 10.2.2018 - 10.2.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Lecture Course 16.1.2018 - 28.2.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 13.1.2018 - 13.1.2018
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 25.11.2017 - 25.11.2017
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 28.10.2017 - 28.10.2017
Doing Ethnography 5 Cr Literature examination 30.9.2017 - 30.9.2017

Target group

The course is obligatory for the students in the Society and Change Bachelor’s program who have chosen Social and Cultural Anthropology as their study direction and optional for others.

Learning outcomes

On completing this unit, successful students will (1)have a comprehensive overview of ethnography as a research approach; (2) have a general understanding of the basic steps of “doing ethnography”; (3) have hands-on experience with coming up with a research topic that could be studied ethnographically, with collecting empirical data, with reflecting on the possible embodied and ethical aspects of one’s research, as well as with some analysis and interpretation of data, and drawing conclusions.

Timing

Period 3

Contents

This course discusses some of the major aspects of “doing ethnography” with a particular focus on this in the discipline of anthropology.

Study materials

Literature for the faculty book exam:

Robben, Antonius C.G.M. & Jeffrey, Sluka 2012. Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader. Malden: Blackwell.

Fife, Wayne 2005. Doing Fieldwork: Ethnographic Methods for Research in Developing Countries and Beyond. Gordonsville: Palgrave Macmillan.

Assessment practices and criteria

Scale 0-5. In evaluation all the assignments will be considered, self-evaluation will be recommended.

Completion methods

a) A lecture course that involves written assignments, a theme seminar for small group. The course readings will be specified by the instructor. Required presence in 75% of the classes, compensatory assignments for extra absences.

b) A written exam.