Dr Vinnarasan Aruldoss describes strangers interrupting research dynamics and flows, touching on the ethical challenge for privacy in close-knit communities
What happens to ethics when the process of conducting research itself becomes public? What do we do when adults or parents intervene in data collection?
Dr Vinnarasan Aruldoss describes moments of banter and teasing in fieldwork, and how these help in building research relationships with children
In Hyderabad, we usually go on a spree of doing fieldwork in hot summer, as that’s the time schools shut down for long vacation. On a day the temperature was […]
Dr Vinnarasan Aruldoss explores desire lines, and the analytical threads of understanding ‘emotion’ as an axis point between body and publics/public sphere
Following the first Connectors reading group held at Sussex we have recently organised our inaugural reading group meeting at Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS) in Hyderabad, our local […]
Vinnarasan Aruldoss describes sampling with ethnography and how the very notion of ‘childhood’ gets figured temporally, spatially, and through disciplines
Dr Vinnarasan Aruldoss explores some of the complexities in indigenous ethnography, and the multiple identities researchers navigate