CFA: Workshop on “Participant Observation and Collaboration in STS Ethnography” (April 2018)

Reposting this call for those who might be interested... Call for application for an early career workshop on: "Participant Observation and Collaboration in STS Ethnography: Generating Methodographic Sensibilities for Science & Technology Studies" hosted by the Institute for European Ethnology at Humboldt University Berlin (Germany) in cooperation with the the ETHOS Lab of IT University … Continue reading CFA: Workshop on “Participant Observation and Collaboration in STS Ethnography” (April 2018)

Where My Head’s At: Research Update

Part of my rationale for starting this blog was--in addition to being a space for reflection--also as an additional accountability tool. As I mentioned in passing in my first blog post, I have decided to set up a "community advisory committee" in addition to the required academic advisory committee. I see this as an important … Continue reading Where My Head’s At: Research Update

Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa – Due Nov 10

Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2018 Kampala, Uganda Application Due: Nov 10, 2017 The Annenberg School for Communication’s Internet Policy Observatory has teamed up with the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), Research ICT Africa, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet), … Continue reading Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa – Due Nov 10

“Responsible Research”: Reducing Risk or Improving Well-being?

I'm reposting here a piece I wrote for The Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa (CIHA) Blog: A recent workshop held in South Africa convened two unlikely groups: San* groups in South Africa and sex workers in Nairobi. What do these two seemingly unrelated groups have in common? According to the workshop conveners, they have both experienced … Continue reading “Responsible Research”: Reducing Risk or Improving Well-being?

Milestone – Chair of Orals Committee Accepted!

A key part of the PhD journey is figuring out who you want to walk along with you to guide and support your growth as a thinker, especially when times get tough, (but also people who will question you when you think everything is going fine!). In other words, choosing your advisors is a key … Continue reading Milestone – Chair of Orals Committee Accepted!