Abstraktien viimeistä jättöpäivää NSA:n Helsingissä 11.-13.8.2016 järjestettävään konferenssiin on siirretty, ja uusi deadline on 22.3.2016. Projekti toivoo alla kuvattuun työryhmään ehdotuksia esitelmiksi, joissa tarkastellaan vaihtoehtoisia ja kokeellisiakin tutkimuksen tekemisen tapoja:
Post-qualitative methodologies in social sciences
Organizers: Marjo Kolehmainen (University of Tampere) & Tuula Juvonen (University of Tampere)
Where, when and why are post-qualitative methodologies needed? What kind of consequences do they have for the processes of knowledge-making? The conventional qualitative research practices have been increasingly criticized for being normative or standardized in their approaches. What is the relevance of post-positivist models of knowledge production to social sciences?
Openings in post-qualitative methodologies pose new challenges to social sciences:
– How to approach networks or things that are multi-directional?
– How to apply categories on things that are fluid, or in the constant state of becoming?
– How to get the hold of the unknown and unanticipated and do justice to such complexities?
– How to find alternative ways of attuning, noticing, and registering the social as it happens?
We invite to our working group presentations by scholars who are searching for and applying alternative and creative ways of thinking about methodological understandings and research practices.
Extended deadline for submitting an abstract: 22 March 2016
Notification for accepted abstracts: 5 April 2016
Guidelines for submitting an abstract: http://nsa2016.org/working-groups-and-p…/call-for-abstracts/
For more information on The 28th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Association, “Knowledge-Making Practices and Sociology’s Global Challenge”, 11–13 August 2016, Helsinki, please see: http://nsa2016.org/