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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

Conducting fieldwork in Japan: experiences in the field of disability studies (ONLINE)


Dr. Anne-Lise Mithout (Université de Paris)

Date and Time

December 2, 2021, 18:00 - 19:00


This presentation will discuss the practical aspects of fieldwork in Japan, based on the speaker's experiences of sociological research concerning people with disabilities. It will highlight issues related to entering the field, the daily experience of fieldwork and fieldwork relationships.


Due to the current pandemic situation, the public lecture will take place via Zoom. Please register by Thursday, December 2, 2 pm via the following link.


Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies - Japanese Studies

Funding and Workshop

The public lecture will be the opening event for the Graduate Student Workshop "Practical Issues of Fieldwork in Japan", which will take place on December 3, 2021 in a closed setting and with the participation of European junior researchers in the field of social science of Japan. The workshop is funded by the Graduate Campus of the University of Zurich.