Claire Bowern participates in panel on fieldwork

June 1, 2020

Claire Bowern was a panelist recently discussing remote fieldwork, community support, and ethics, as part of the University of Melbourne’s “Linguistics in the Pub” series. Approximately 100 participants from all over the world got together to listen to reflections about Covid-19 based changes to field practices, what linguists can do to most effectively support the communities they work with, and the additional ethical challenges that arise when working remotely. The panelists discussed a range of field situations. The panel discussion was recorded and is available on Youtube. Following the main discussion breakout groups discussed the questions in more detail.

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