Автор: Kristian Roncero

Preparing for fieldwork I: visibility

Many people have asked me how do I do fieldwork: how to approach the speakers; how to get the best answers, what to take on fieldwork; i.a. I don’t think I have a magic formula, nor I think I have lots of experience. But in any case, this post is for those who have never … Continue reading “Preparing for fieldwork I: visibility”

Closing the season

I can’t believe it, but it’s over! I came back from my last group of villages on Friday. Now I have to synthesise part of my work and deal with some admin before flying back to the UK. I was planing to go on an expedition with two professors, but it was cancelled three days … Continue reading “Closing the season”

It’s finally summer time (last weeks in Tatar’ja)
It’s finally summer time (last weeks in Tatar’ja)

Once again, I have to leave the village when I already felt at home! Anyway, those last three weeks have been very intensive. I have had the chance to interview more people in the neighbouring villages (mostly in Sičyw and Tatar’ja). In spite of the fact that they are less than 10 km away from … Continue reading “It’s finally summer time (last weeks in Tatar’ja)”

Tatar’ja
Tatar’ja

Almost three weeks (officially almost four) in my beautiful cottage house in Tatar’ja. Time has passed very quickly, although fruitfully. [See how fast the veggies have grown in a week!] The family I’m staying with owns some farm animals and some field, which they keep almost 100% organic. I have asked them to let me … Continue reading “Tatar’ja”

A month long silence
A month long silence

Sorry for the big delay. This month has been full of events slowing down my research (and I have had a very limited access to the Internet for part of it). I finished my research in Bodanywka, and with lots of tears I had to move next. I decided to go back to Zhidche for … Continue reading “A month long silence”