Kira Kreft

Trading Safety for Knowledge?
Perspectives on Risks and Wellbeing in Fieldwork
Introduction  Enduring hardship and taking risks related to one’s personal safety have long been considered a part of anthropological fieldwork. Often, emotionally challenging and dangerous situations have later been portrayed (and published) as heroic stories, which left out the far-reaching consequences for researchers’ physical and mental wellbeing. In the past decade, an increasing number of […]