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Online forum: Researching in Indonesia without fieldwork in an age of COVID-19.

Speaker

Dr. Amalinda Savirani, Universitas Gadjah Mada; Assoc. Prof. John McCarthy, ANU; Ms Lila Sari, ANU; Dr Eva Nisa, ANU

Venue

Online

Date

Thursday, 29 April, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:30

This online forum is designed for researchers whose work in Indonesia has been impacted by COVID-19.

It will explore how to design and implement research options to substitute for fieldwork for those unable to travel due to restrictions, as well as alternate options for face-to-face interviews for researchers based in the country.

A panel of speakers from the ANU and beyond, including both senior researchers and PhD students, will address these issues and answer the following questions: 

  • How are researchers adapting to these challenges?
  • What substitute methods are they using?
  • How effective are online interviews, social media research and similar alternatives?
  • What are the ethical implications of moving research online or trying to work with research assistants?
  • Can ethnographic and qualitative research survive in an era of COVID-19?

Moderator:

Aliza Hunt, Centre for Mental Health Research at the Australian National University (ANU).

Speakers:

Dr. Amalinda Savirani, Department of Politics and Government, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Assoc. Prof. John McCarthy, Crawford School of Public Policy (ANU)

Ms Lila Sari, Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs (ANU)

Dr Eva Nisa, School of Culture, History and Languages (ANU)

Please join us to share your own experiences, or to pick up tips and helpful advice.

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