[SIGCIS-Members] 15th CIFAS Field School in Ethnographic Research Methods in New York City

Renzo Taddei renzotaddei at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 16:50:15 PST 2022

*Apologies for cross-posting.*

*15th CIFAS Field School in Ethnographic Research Methods in New York City*

Online: June 20 to July 1, 2022 – 9 AM to 12 PM EDT

On-site in New York City: July 18 to 29, 2022 – 9 AM to 12 PM EDT

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The Comitas Institute for Anthropological Study (CIFAS) is pleased to
announce the 15th CIFAS Field School in Ethnographic Research Methods. In
2022, the course will take place in two sessions: one in an online format
at the end of June and another returning to its face-to-face modality, in
New York City, in July (provided sanitary conditions allow).

The goal of the Field School is to offer training in the foundations and
practice of ethnographic methods. The faculty works closely with
participants to identify the required field methods needed to address their
academic or professional needs. The Field School is suitable for graduate
and undergraduate students in social sciences and other fields of study
that use qualitative approaches (such as education, communication, cultural
studies, health, social work, human ecology, development studies, consumer
behavior, among others), applied social scientists, professionals, and
researchers who have an interest in learning more about ethnographic
methods and their applications.


   - Foundations of ethnographic research
      - Theory and practice: social theories in the field
      - Research design
      - Data collection techniques
      - Planning the logistics of field research
      - Digital ethnography
      - Ethnography in interface with Social Network Analysis and other
      trends in the field of the digital humanities
      - Ethnography in specific fields of activity (applied social
      sciences, health, social service, environmental studies, public policy
      design, business, and others)
      - Principles of organization and indexation of field data
      - Analyzing field data; qualitative analysis software packages: basic

The total workload of the course is 30 hours. In this edition of the summer
school, the option of earning credits is not available.

Places are limited. The tuition fee is US$ 1,200. *Comitas Field School
Fellowship:* a limited amount of fellowships are available to students from
underrepresented minorities and low-income countries. See information on
how to apply at the end of the application form.

The application should be completed online *here*
<http://cifas.us/field-school-registration-form/>. For more information,
please see https://cifas.us/field-school/ or email us at
fieldschool at cifas.us.
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