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WRDTC Advanced Training Series 2015 - Interdisciplinary Visual Research Methods
|White Rose Doctoral Training Centre|
01/09/2015 - 02/09/2015
219 Portobello, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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This module will give students in depth training on 1) visual theories 2) visual methods of data collection 3) ethical issues 4) visual representation. Taking an explicitly cross-disciplinary approach, students will draw on thinking and methodologies from within social sciences, arts and humanities, and visual industries more widely, to think about the nature of the visual and its relationship to knowledge.
On the first morning, students will be introduced to the question ‘What is the visual?’ by looking at this from different disciplinary starting points. They will understand the visual a socially, culturally and historically constructed, while exploring the importance of the visual in contemporary times.
Through a range of parallel session, students will then select options to be introduced to a range of visual approaches to collecting and analysing data. We will also critically and intensively consider ethical issue of the visual mode in relation to what can be learnt from everyday practices. Throughout these sessions, the emphasis will be on critical thinking, on embracing multiple ways of knowing and on hands on learning both inside and outside the ICOSS building.
Target audience & any previous experience required
Advanced (specialised prior knowledge)
Free to Social Sciences PhD students
Website and registration
Yorkshire and Humberside
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