cultural/social/urban methods workshop

melbourne, 1-2 february 2016

The IAG’s Cultural Geography and Urban Geography Study Groups invite you to a free, 2-day workshop that seeks to engage and train both cultural and urban geographers in the development and use of innovative qualitative methods. Participants will hear from experts on a range of methods and undertake field activities in the area of their choosing. Groups will have the opportunity to workshop these methods, discuss their theoretical and practical applications, and brainstorm new methodological pathways.

Groups and Speakers:

GIS & qualitative mapping - Dr Chris Brennan-Horley (University of Wollongong)

Sound and movement - Dr Michelle Duffy (Federation University)

Digital ethnography & analysing the visual - Professor Larissa Hjorth (RMIT) and Professor Heather Horst (RMIT)

Embodied observation - Professor Andrea Witcomb (Deakin University)


Save the date – more details to come.

Please join us from 12pm on Monday 1st until 5pm on Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Deakin University, CBD Campus – Level 3/550 Bourke St, Melbourne

Subject to funding we hope to provide a limited number of bursaries to assist postgraduate students with the costs of travelling to the workshop. Stay tuned…

For further information and enquiries please email Danielle Drozdzewski