Retour de terrain « Working with Research Assistants in the Field »

 

by Catherine Lourdes Dy, GEM PhD School Almuni, ULB/CECID-EASt

Séminaire doctoral

Sometimes PhD data gathering can prove overwhelming or downright impossible for one person to do on limited time and budget. This was the case in my own experience, conducting archival work on bills passed between 1987 and 2012 in the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives, where there are no digital records as of present. The question arose whether to severely limit the dissertation scope or to engage outside assistance, and the decision was made that an RA was necessary.
This presentation gives an overview of how a Research Assistant may be of help in the context of data gathering in a developing country context: finding, hiring, supervision from afar, limitations and challenges, benefits, and the ethical considerations.

Mardi 13 février de 13h à 15h 

Salle des commissions
Campus Solbosch
Bâtiment R – 4e niveau – salle R4.110
Avenue Antoine Depage 1
1050 Bruxelles

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