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Jan

25

Monday

Feminist Digital Ethnography - a roundtable with Francesca Sobande, Ingrid Brudvig, and Zoë Glatt

11.00am

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This event will be held online. Joining details will be emailed prior to the event.

Speakers: Francesca Sobande, Ingrid Brudvig, Zoë Glatt

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This roundtable and workshop features Dr Francesca Sobande (Cardiff), Dr Ingrid Brudvig (Cape Town) and Zoë Glatt (LSE) discussing the theoretical, practical, and ethical implications of conducting feminist digital ethnographic research.

This event is for PhD​ and early career researchers working on gender and /or sexuality related research using digital ethnographic methods, and aims to offer a stimulating and supportive space for co-learning, debate, community-building as well as considering the experiences and challenges of doing feminist research online and it is in association with LSE Digital Ethnography Collective.

About the Speakers

Dr Francesca Sobande is a lecturer in digital media studies and director of the BA Media, Journalism and Culture programme at Cardiff University. Francesca's work focuses on the media experiences of Black women in Britain, digital remix culture, creativity, brand "woke-washing", and the politics of popular culture and power. She is author of The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain and co-editor with Professor Akwugo Emejulu of To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe.

Zoë Glatt is a digital anthropologist and critical intersectional feminist researcher with an interest in platformised creative industries and labour, social media cultures and digital ethnographic methods. She is a 4th year PhD Researcher in the Department of Media and Communications at the LSE, the Co-Founder of the LSE Digital Ethnography Collective (Twitter: @DigEthnogLSE), the Managing Editor of the ICA journal Communication, Culture & Critique, and Graduate Student Representative of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR).

Ingrid Brudvig is an anthropologist with ten years of experience carrying out multi-country research and policy advocacy projects. Her past research includes studies on digital technologies and transnational spaces of belonging among Somali refugees in Cape Town; women's rights online and closing the digital gender gap in the Global South; gender-responsive technology policymaking; and ethnography of space, place and conviviality in communities of diversity. Ingrid holds a PhD (2019) in Anthropology from the University of Cape Town.

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11.00am - 12.30pmMonday 25th January 2021