Feeling Digital and Reimagining Fieldwork during COVID Times

Yichen Rao, Anna Castel & Lili Almási-Szabó* During the outbreak of COVID-19, everyday life has been modified in accordance with the protocols that every country has implemented. These modifications have posed ongoing challenges for fieldworkers, artists, and practice-based ethnographic researchers, while they have simultaneously produced opportunities for these researchers to reimagine fieldwork, ethnography, art, and […]

DEI Celebrates its First Birthday

Looking back at an extraordinary year – in every sense – the Digital Ethnography Initiative has celebrated its first birthday with colleagues from the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna. Thank you to everyone who has been part of it so far and we look forward to what lies ahead!

Panel “Digital Ethnography” at VANDA2020

We are excited to announce the presenters of the panel “Digital Ethnography: Revisiting Theoretical Concepts and Methodological Approaches” at Vienna Anthropology Days 2020 (VANDA2020), Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, 2020, which will take place online on Oct. 1. The panel will be chaired by DEI co-founders Philipp Budka and Monika Palmberger.