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Murder in Egypt – another nail in the coffin of independent fieldwork?

Today’s news will send shivers around the spines of all those who try to uphold the value of in-depth, in-country fieldwork as, to use Mark Duffield’s term, an ‘art of being in the world’. On a different level, it is … Continue reading

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The loss of ground truth – or: once upon a time in Adi Keih, Eritrea …

In an as yet unpublished piece of work, Mark Duffield from the aptly named Global Insecurities Centre at the University of Bristol, explores several stages in the move away from fieldwork. Mark makes the point that fieldwork has moved from … Continue reading

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