The Fieldwork Playlist – Editorial

Gavin Weston, Dominique Santos, William Tantam, Kieran Fenby-Hulse

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This Fieldwork Playlist emerges from a conference of the same name at Goldsmiths back in 2013. The idea was a simple one: “For our fieldwork playlist, each contributor will pick one song and recount the story of how that song came to hold significance in relation to their research encounters and experience” (Fieldwork Playlist Call For Papers 2013). Each of the papers here explores the evocative nature of music in relation to the experience of social science fieldwork. Each author has selected a song as a starting point to consider their experience in the field. Music is woven into the fabric of the social world of the field, our location in it, our collection and interpretation of data and the writing up process. This edited collection brings together diverse experiences and reflections through the evocative medium of particular songs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-57
Number of pages5
JournalSuomen Antropologi
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2019

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    Curating the Fieldwork Playlist

    Fenby-Hulse, K., 6 Feb 2019, In : Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 43, 2, p. 58-66 9 p.

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    The Fieldwork Playlist: Special Section

    Fenby-Hulse, K. (ed.), Weston, G. (ed.), Santos, D. (ed.) & Tantam, W. (ed.), 6 Feb 2019, In : Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society. 43, 2, p. 53-117 65 p.

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    Weston, G., Santos, D., Tantam, W., & Fenby-Hulse, K. (2019). The Fieldwork Playlist – Editorial. Suomen Antropologi, 43(2), 53-57.