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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