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

Renzo Taddei renzotaddei at gmail.com
Mon May 15 17:07:48 PDT 2023

*Apologies for cross-posting. A few seats are still available. Please
disseminate this call to potentially interested parties. *

*16th CIFAS Field School in Ethnographic Research Methods in New York City*

Online: June 19 to 30, 2023 – 9 AM to 12 PM EDT

On-site in New York City: July 24 to August 4, 2023 – 9 AM to 12 PM EDT

The Comitas Institute for Anthropological Study (CIFAS) is pleased to
announce the 16th CIFAS Field School in Ethnographic Research Methods. The
course will take place in two sessions: one in an online format at the end
of June and another in a face-to-face modality in New York City in July.

The Field School aims to offer training in the foundations and practice of
ethnographic methods. The faculty works closely with participants to
identify the required field methods 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, and
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
      - Ethics
      - 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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