Summer 2020 Panels and Webinars

Conducting Fieldwork Under COVID Constraints:  Interpretive Approaches and Ethnography  youtube(1)

Tuesday, July 21, 10.00am-11.30am Eastern   

  • Jack Corbett, Politics & International Relations, University of Southampton, UK

  • Diana Kim, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

  • Lauren MacLean (chair), Department of Political Science, Indiana University

  • Robin Turner, Department of Political Science, Butler University

  • Q&A moderator:  Nabila Rahman, Indiana University

Materials:

Short bibliography provided by Professor Robin Turner, Department of Political Science, Butler University.

Conducting Fieldwork Under COVID Constraints: Interviews, Surveys, and Experiments youtube(1)

Thursday, July 23, 10.00am-11.30am Eastern

  • Jennifer Cyr, School of Government, University of Arizona

  • Steven Glazerman, Chief Research & Methodology Officer at Innovations for Poverty Action

  • Diana Kapiszewski (chair), Department of Government, Georgetown University

  • Pia Raffler, Department of Government, Harvard University

  • Yuhki Tajima, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

  • Q&A moderator: Andrew Marshall, Georgetown University

Materials: 

Link to information on using Signal (provided by Pia Raffler, Assistant Professor in Political Science at Harvard University): 

Links provided by Steven Glazerman, Chief Research & Methodology Officer at Innovations for Poverty Action, to additional relevant resources:

  • While people are waiting to do field work, there may be a lot of secondary data that can be analyzed to provide background, context, or even substitute for future field work intended to support dissertation research. This is a good place to start: https://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataverse/DFEEP. It’s a set of 175+ datasets from RCTs that you can search by country, topic, sector, etc. to find downloadable data for research.

Applying Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Approaches to COVID Related Questions youtube(1)

Monday, July 27 – 2:00pm-3:30pm Eastern

  • Andrew Bennett (chair), Department of Government, Georgetown University

  • Markus Kreuzer, Department of Political Science, Villanova University

  • Jennifer Larson, Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University

  • Chrystos Lynteris, Department of Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews

  • Jonnell Robinson, Department of Geography, Syracuse University

  • Jason Seawright, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University

  • Q&A moderator:  Ben Mishkin, Georgetown University

Materials coming soon!

The Impact of the COVID Pandemic on Social Science Research Agendas youtube(1)

Tuesday, July 28 – 2:00pm-3:30pm Eastern

In what ways has COVID accentuated the importance of existing research agendas and to what extent has it given rise to entirely new research questions?  How do those new research questions vary across disciplines and their sub-fields?

  • Amitav Acharya, School of International Service, American University

  • Mark Blyth, Watson Institute and Department of Political Science, Brown University

  • Melani Cammett (chair), Department of Government, Harvard University

  • Jacob Hacker, Department of Political Science, Yale University

  • Jamila Michener, Department of Government, Cornell University

  • Q&A moderator:  Markus Kreuzer, Villanova University

Materials:

Article by Mark Blyth, professor of international political economy at Brown University

Three articles by Amitav Acharya, distinguished Professor of International Relations at American University.

A Short Introduction to Data Management Plans (DMPs)youtube(1)

Tuesday, July 14, 2pm- 2:30pm Eastern 

  • Sebastian Karcher, Qualitative Data Repository