Doing Narrative Research - Opportunities and Pitfalls

Organised by

University of Edinburgh

Presenter

Professor Alister Miskimmon

Date

07/12/2021

Venue

15a George Square, Edinburgh

Map

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Contact

Research Training Centre, sps.rtc@ed.ac.uk

Description

This webinar forms part of the Research Training Centre's Talking Methods seminar series delivered in association with the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS).

 

Abstract

There is considerable interest in narrative analysis in International Relations and Political Communication as well as cognate disciplines. This session will outline one approach to doing narrative research - strategic narrative - outlining the opportunities and challenges of such an approach, before opening up for a wider discussion on narrative methods.

 

Biography

Professor Alister Miskimmon is Head of the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen's University Belfast. His research is primarily in the areas of strategic narratives, German, European and global security issues and European integration. He is author of a number of books including, with Ben O'Loughlin and Laura Roselle, Strategic Narratives: Communication Power and the New World Order, New York: Routledge, 2013 and Forging the World: Strategic Narratives in International Relations, University of Michigan Press, 2017.

Level

Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)

Cost

Free

Website and registration

Region

Scotland

Keywords

Qualitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, Narrative Methods

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