The Digital Ethnography in Practice Summer School presents a unique opportunity to work in Barcelona at Sónar+D, a global festival of technology, music and creative industries.
Following the success of the Melbourne Summer School in February, DERC, RMIT Europe and the University of Catalunya will present a June Summer School in Barcelona, with fieldwork at Sónar Festival, a unique opportunity to study and work at this global festival of technology, music and creative industries.
Professionals, PhD candidates and researchers are welcome to take part and experience firsthand training in the theory and practice of digital ethnography.
The four-week program (three weeks online and one week of field work at Sónar+D) is led by DERC-RMIT and Mediaccions-UOC researchers and tutors including Sarah Pink, John Postill, Elisenda Ardévol, Débora Lanzeni, Shanti Sumartojo, Edgar Gómez Cruz and Alba Colombo.
Along with developing their digital ethnographic fieldwork skills, summer school participants will work towards a group ethnography to be considered for publication.
The course is led by DERC-RMIT and Mediaccions-UOC researchers and tutors will include: Sarah Pink; John Postill; Elisenda Ardévol; Débora Lanzeni; Shanti Sumartojo; Edgar Gómez Cruz; Alba Colombo.
The event is supported by Bianca Vallentine (Summer School Manager) and Adriana Partal (Summer School Coordination).
Key reading for the course includes:
- Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice. Authors: Sarah Pink, Heather Horst, John Postill, Larissa Hjorth, Tania Lewis and Jo Tacchi. (2016) Los Angeles: Sage.
- Digital Materialities; Anthropology and Design. Authors: Sarah Pink, Elisenda Ardévol and Débora Lanzeni. (2016) London: Bloomsbury.