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.

Slot 1

Rebecca Carlson: Online with bioinformatic scientists in Tokyo: Doing digital ethnography in a pandemic

Simone Pfeifer: Digital ethnography on, with, and through social media and messenger services: Ethical and methodological reflections from two different research projects

Monika Palmberger: “New media of care”: Methodological reflections on digital diaries

Annika Richterich: Critical making and digital ethnography

Franziska Weidle: Co-creating with software: Towards a computational correspondence in digital ethnography

Slot 2

Cristiane Damasceno: Innovative research methods for the disinformation age

Marie Hermanová: Too real is fake: Authenticity and digital intimacy between influencers and researchers

Christian Ritter: Mediated relationships and remote ethnography: Following the rise and fall of travel influencers

Suzana Jovicic: Neither here nor there: Smartphone in the ethnographic encounter

Libuše Veprek: Bringing the subject into focus in large scale textual data analysis

Slot 3

Maria Schreiber: #strokesurvivor: Studying a “hashtag public” on Instagram

Philipp Budka: Digital ethnography and web archives: The case of an indigenous web-based environment

Discussion Round

More information and registration can be found at the VANDA website:

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