Research in Process Qualitative Discussion Series: "Activist Research and Ethics"

April 18, 2013
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Machmer Hall

Room: W32

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Karen Mason

Olivia Geiger, doctoral candidate in Economics, and Justin Helepololei, MA/PhD student in Anthropology, discuss what is involved in doing fieldwork on activist culture, or fieldwork that involves participation in activist projects. They will feature tales from the field, including participatory research with activists in New York City and Barcelona, and consider the ethics and politics of this particular kind of fieldwork.