Accepted paper:

Activist anthropologist, researcher and / or subject of study?

Author:

Jefferson Virgilio (UFSC)

Paper short abstract:

This paper suggests methodological reconfiguration during the execution of ethnographic fieldwork. Advocates greater openness of the researcher to be affected by the field.

Paper long abstract:

It refers to reflections produced after conducting fieldwork about Portuguese student manifestations that happened between 2012 and 2013. It suggests a revision and reconstruction of methodological preconceptions while performing fieldwork in anthropology. It produces theoretical review regarding research and activism in contemporary anthropology as utters dialogue with that was observed on the fieldwork.

panel P109
Collaborating in the field: participatory forms of anthropological research (re)examined