We focus on stories not to entertain but to convey textures of the lives that we encounter during fieldwork. Stories would allow data, observations, interviews and all that are experienced during research to be told with humane care and scientific rigor.
Storytelling is an act of portraying the world-making practices and experimentation with realities. We teach this act within the framework of social and cultural anthropology. Therefore, we bring scientific thinking and storytelling as the oldest form of knowledge sharing together to explain how a researcher experiences the world of others.
We recommend these readings to learn more about storytelling:
1- Daemon Voices by Philip Pullman
2- How our lives become stories by Paul John Eakin
3- The Storyteller by Walter Benjamin
4- The Politics of Storytelling by Micheal Jackson