The PSA Parliaments group will run a methods workshop for anyone using, or who wish to use, qualitative methods in the area of parliamentary studies, on Friday 10 May 2019.
Qualitative Methods for Studying Parliament
Friday 10th May 2019, Political Studies Association, Regent House London, NW1 0AD
This workshop is aimed at all those who are currently using, or who wish to use, qualitative methods in the area of parliamentary studies, especially those involving observation, interviews and analysis of parliamentary debates.
Guest speakers will deliver short sessions on their own experiences of using these methods, providing top tips and practical guidance. Time will be set aside for Q&A with each speaker. The day will also enable you to meet other like-minded researchers who are using these methods. Speakers will be added here as soon as they are confirmed:
10:45am: Welcome, registration, tea and coffee
11.00: Access all areas? Ethnographic research in Parliament: Dr Mark Bennister, University of Lincoln.
13.15: Analysing parliamentary interaction around gender: Doing Ethnography and discourse analysis Dr Sylvia Shaw, University of Westminster
14:30-14:45: Coffee break
14:45: Oral histories of politics: achievements and challenges interviewing British MPs Dr Priscila Pivatto, The History of Parliament Trust
The workshop will take place at the Political Studies Association’s Offices, Regent House London, NW1 0AD and will run from 11am to 4pm. Lunch will be provided.
This even is open to all with an interest in studying Parliament. For PSA members, there is a charge of £5 to cover the costs of lunch. For non-PSA members, there is a charge of £6.50.
For any queries, please contact Louise Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org).