Research 2011

Seattle, Washington
Society for Applied Anthropology 71st Annual Meeting

Generations of Knowledge and Research Traditions:
60 Years of Applied Anthropology in the Callejón de Huaylas and wider Peru

Although longitudinal studies are often carried out that focus on a particular region, society or culture, few lenses examine the continuity and changes in research practices by investigators in the same setting over decades. This round table takes its point of departure from the famed Vicos Project, an experiment in Applied Anthropology that drew academics to the field with research agendas influenced by North American notions of the value of modernity. Whether directly or indirectly, analyses and reports produced motivated subsequent applied investigations in the same valley and throughout Peru. Part I of this discussion will present perspectives from the initial actors and those influenced by their work, while Part II invites recent field inquiries from current students introduced to the field via the Center for Social Well Being’s Action Research Methods program.

Round Table Discussion, I:
Bill Stein, Barbara Bode, Tony Oliver-Smith, Florence Babb, Paul Doughty, Kathy Oths, Eric Ross

Round Table Discussion, II:
Students of the Center for Social Well Being Field School
Benjamin Blakely Brooks, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
Maria Hicks, Ronald McDonald House Charities
Valerie Mocker, University of Oxford
Melissa Beske, Tulane University
Danielle Rosen, Columbia University
Alicia Hamann, Humboldt State University
Jill Romano, SUNY at Buffalo

Posted on: September 22, 2017admin