Ethnography as Improv

"Anthropology is not a social science tout court, but something else.  What that something else is has been notoriously difficult to name, precisely because it involves less a subject matter ... than a sensibility." - Liisa Malkki, Improvising Theory

In this post, I take inspiration from the book Improvising Theory to articulate three aspects of ethnographic practice that often go unnamed in anthropology.  I also follow up with the book's authors, Allaine Cerwoncka and Liisa Malkki, to share their thoughts on doing ethnography today.

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