Welcome to Re:think: a peer-reviewed, open-access, interdisciplinary journal exploring the potential of ethnography as a form of creative research practice and expression.

Our objective is to provide a platform for undergraduate student work which seeks to better understand the everyday life of ourselves and others through ethnographic research. 

We invite submissions in the form of academic essays, short informal/reflective pieces, short films and photo-essays.

Accepted Forms of Submission​ 

Note ​-​ submissions​ must comply​ ​with​ re:think’s​​ ​Author​ Guidelines.​

1.​ ​Academic article or essay​ - A piece of writing ​based​ ​on​ ​original​ ​ethnographic​ ​research. Articles ​should typically​ be maximum 5,000​​ words, including reference​ list. All submissions should be ​based​ ​on​ the ​​author's ​​own​ ​fieldwork, ​alongside​ relevant​ methodological​ ​and ​​theoretical​ ​materials.​ ​Illustrations​ ​(photos,​ ​drawings,​ ​maps, cartoons, etc.)​ are welcome.​

2. Short informal/reflective piece of writing - This could be a reflective​ ​essay, an excerpt of fieldnotes or shorter article concerned more​ with​ the ethnographic​ ​process​ ​of​ ​writing. ​This could​ ​describe, but is not limited to, ​a​ ​specific​ ​incident, ​​situation, ​place, or​ ​conversation. ​A​ ​reference​ ​list​ ​is​ ​not​ ​required​ in​ ​this​ ​format​ ​but​ ​welcome​ ​at the author’s​ discretion. Reflective pieces should​ ​​be maximum 2,000​ words. ​Illustrations​ are​ welcome. ​

3.​ ​Photo-essay​ - An​ ​ethnographic​ ​account​ ​portrayed​ ​predominantly​ ​through photographs​ ​with​ ​some​ ​accompanying​ ​text. A​ ​short​ ​text​ ​must​ ​be​ ​provided​ under​ each​ ​image, ​​including​ ​all​ ​relevant​ ​footnotes. ​Within​ ​this​ ​format​ ​there​ ​must​ ​be between ​5-15 images.         

4.​ ​Short film​ ​-​ ​A​ ​short​ ​ethnographic​ ​film​ ​accompanied​ ​by​ ​a​ ​text​ ​up​ ​to​ ​500​ ​words. ​Films must​ ​be​ ​based​ ​on​ ​original​ ​ethnographic​ ​fieldwork.​ ​If​ ​the​ ​film​ ​includes​ ​any​ ​dialogue, then ​a​ ​full​ transcript must​ ​also​​ be​​ ​provided.​ ​Films​ ​must​ ​be​ ​between​ ​3​-10​ ​minutes long,​ including​​ any​ credit​ scenes.

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Current Issue

Vol 1 No 1 (2018): re:think - a Journal of Creative Ethnography Summer 2018
Published: 21-Jun-2018

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Academic Essays

Short Informal/Reflective Pieces

Photo-Essays

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