Student/staff ‘Collaborative Event Ethnography’ at the Antiques Roadshow

Gavin Michael Weston, Natalie Djohari


This case study reports and reflects upon a project using Collaborative Event Ethnography (CEE) as, simultaneously, a research and teaching method. Through training workshops and a day of interviews and participant observation at the Antiques Roadshow at Ightham Mote in Kent, staff and students worked together on a project that clearly demonstrated the scope of the CEE method for producing robust academic data while also challenging presumptions that ethnography is a necessarily lone pursuit.


Ethnography; Collaborative Event Ethnography; pedagogy; anthropology.

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