Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Join AFS
2014 Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

6/5/2014 to 6/7/2014
When: 6/5/2014
Where: University of Bergamo

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

The conference is an opportunity for meeting, discussion and debate for several generations of researchers in the social sciences using an ethnographic approach to the study of social phenomena. Researchers from across the disciplines of sociology, anthropology, political sciences, arts and humanities, education, social work, geography, cultural studies, gender studies are invited to present their research aims, results and findings. All other disciplines where ethnography enhances public understanding of the way groups and individuals interact and live are welcome as well.


We share a broad view of ethnographic research, intended to study and research the processes, implications, and meanings of social life and culture in groups, organizations, institutions across diverse social spaces and settings. Contributions can be based on a variety of qualitative methods, including but not limited to participant observation, in-depth interviews, focus group, autoethnography, visual ethnography, and other forms of qualitative research and allied techniques.


The format of the 5th conference is organized in sessions of 3 hours each, with a maximum of 5 paper presentations per session. The aim is to leave as much room as possible for open discussion. We encourage authors to submit empirical contributions that are theoretically informed and methodologically sounded.


The 2014 Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference aims to renew the rich intellectual discourse which was at the base of the previous editions of the Bergamo meeting. Its mission is to:

  • foster scholarly exchange and facilitate collaborative research between senior and junior scholars based at different universities and research centers in Italy and abroad;
  • support the dissemination of up-to-date research findings;
  • encourage PhD students at different stage of their research career to share and present their preliminary findings and their fieldwork experience;
  • welcome graduate and under-graduate students as audience to the conference and active participants in the discussion.

Contributions (both submitted abstracts and oral presentations) will be accepted in both Italian or English language. Some sessions will accept contributions in French as well.


For further information and updates:


Detailed descriptions of the workshop sessions are listed here:


Career Center
| Open Forums
| Online Store
| Renew
| Member Search
| Donate

American Folklore SocietySister Society: SIEF
Classroom-Office Building, Indiana University, 800 East Third Street, Bloomington IN 47405 USA

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal