Ethnographic Encounters is a student-run undergraduate e-journal. It's primary purpose is to publish outstanding ethnographic projects completed by students in their second year of social anthropology at the University of St Andrews.

New Mini-Issue: Dissertation Pieces


Announcing the release of our latest Ethnographic Encounters Mini-Issue: Dissertation Pieces, featuring extracts from our 4th year students' dissertation projects! Please find the new issue below and our previous issues under the 'Archive' tab above. We are very pleased with the outcome of this publication and send many thanks to all the contributors!

Presenting our new Editorial Team 2017/18


Welcome to our new editors!

We have four new editorial members joining our team: Ali, Jackie, Rikke and Luke!

Dylan and Bao-Chau, both editors from last year, are taking over as Editors-in-Chief.

The whole team is looking forward to an exciting year ahead!


Vol 8 No 2 (2018): Ethnographic Encounters: Dissertation Mini-Issue

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