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CCIG Forum 35 - What are the key methodological challenges for critical social science?

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:30 - 16:15

The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA (Michael Young Building, Rooms 3 & 4)

This forum will be dedicated to the development of CCIG Methodology Profile

PROGRAMME:

Session 1 (open to all) - 10h30-12h30: What are the key methodological challenges for critical social science today?

The themes that will be explored are:

  • Transdisciplinarity (presented by Paul Stenner, OU)
  • Social and Political Life of Methods (presented by Elizabeth Silva)
  • Visual methods (presented by Gillian Rose)
  • Performative Methods (presented by Umut Erel)
  • Method between participation and critique (presented by Kesi Mahendran)

The roundtable will be introduced and chaired by Jef Huysmans (CCIG Director)

Lunch Break: 12h30-13h15

Session 2 (CCIG members only) -- 13h15-14h00: Developping a CCIG method signature (1)

What would we teach at a Spring Graduate School if CCIG would be given 5 slots of 1 hour?

Session 3 (CCIG members only) – 14h45-16h15: Developing a CCIG method signature (2)

Groups of 4 people writing a 150 to 200 words statement articulating CCIG method signature (45 minutes):

  • To which key methodological challenges is CCIG responding?
  • What method signature translates CCIG mission into position in methodology debates?

Followed by general discussion (15 minutes) and Conclusion (15 minutes).

Registration: 

Please complete the registration fields on the link below. If you have any queries please email SocSci-CCIG-Events@open.ac.uk