Time and the Field, Paperback / softback Book

Time and the Field Paperback / softback

Edited by Steffen Dalsgaard, Morten Nielsen



In recent years, ethnographic fieldwork has been subjected to analytical scrutiny in anthropology.

Ethnography remains anchored in tropes of spatiality with the association between field and fieldworker characterized by distances in space.

With updates on the discussion of contemporary requirements to ethnographic research practice, Time and the Field rethinks the notion of the field in terms of time rather than space.

Such an approach not only implies a particular attention to the methodology of studying local (social and ontological) imaginaries of time, but furthermore destabilitizes the relationship between fieldworker and fieldsite, allowing it to emerge as a dynamic and ever-shifting contellation.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 166 pages
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Anthropology
  • ISBN: 9781785330872



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