Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences, Research

Workshop: Ethnography & epistemic hierarchies

25. May 2023, 2.00 pm - 26. May 2023, 3.00 pm
Nachwuchskolleg C2PO
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Workshop of the graduate centre C2PO (Center for Political Practices and Orders) for PhD students and post-docs. Participation is free of charge, but meals, travel and accommodation must be paid for by the participants themselves.


Thursday, May 25, 2023

  • 2–2.30 pm Welcome & Getting to know each other
  • 2.30–4 pm Session 1: The Colonial Legacies in Anthropology and Ethnographic Research
    Collective text work & group discussions
    The selection of texts will be circulated beforehand.
  • 4.00–4.30 pm Coffee break
  • 4.30–6.00 pm Session 2: The Emancipatory Potential of Ethnographic Research
    Inputs by Tareq Sydiq (Center for Conflict Studies, Marburg University), Siddharth Tripathi (Center for Political Practices and Orders, University of Erfurt)
    Group work & plenum discussion
  • 6.30 pm Joint dinner

Friday, May 26, 2023

  • 9.30–10 am Coffee & Warm-Up
  • 10–11.30 am Session 3.1: Power Dynamics and Epistemic Challenges
    Inputs by Eva Johais (CMI, Bergen) and others (tba)
    Plenum discussion
  • 11.30–1.00 pm Session 3.2: Power Dynamics and Epistemic Challenges
    Group work & plenum discussion
  • 1–2 pm Lunch
  • 2–3 pm Final Session: What’s next?

For more information, see the programme.


Please register by email at ethnografie@dvpw.de by May 4, 2023.

Please note: There are still places available, the deadline for registration has been extended.

write email to ethnografie@dvpw.de