Funda Ustek and Francisca Grommé present two papers at the Interpretive Policy Analysis 11th International Conference in Hull

Funda Ustek and Francisca Grommé presented on July 5th in the panel ‘What counts as evidence? Quantification in policy practices’. This panel was organised by Francisca and Thomas Franssen (CWTS, Leiden University). Funda talked about the problem of qualifying the unknown in her presentation ‘ “Give me a guesstimate, how many refugees are there?” The[…]


Funda, Stephan and Francisca present two papers at the International Conference on Migration, Irregularisation and Activism in Malmö

On June 15th, we presented two ARITHMUS papers around the topic of migration statistics at the MIA conference. Funda Ustek presented her paper ‘Refugees, guests and status decisions: Are they all the same? Rethinking refugee protection in Turkey and the EU’. Francisca Grommé and Stephan Scheel presented ‘Enacting migrants, minorities and the nation: On the[…]

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ARITHMUS Method Workshop: Doing Screen Work Ethnographies, 1-2 June 2015

On June 2nd, 2015, the first ARITHMUS method workshop took place at Goldsmiths, University of London. The workshop, titled ‘Doing screen work ethnographies’, addressed the problem of doing ethnographies of screen-mediated environments. It kicked off with the Goldsmiths Sociology Annual Lecture by Professor Lucy Suchman: ‘Digital Practices: Some Methodological Reflections’ on June 1. Ethnographic fieldwork[…]