Conference Call for Papers: The Intimate Life of Power


From June 6 to 9, 2018 will take place in Bergamo (Italy) the 7th Conference of Ethnography and Qualitative Research.

Pietro Saitta (University of Messina) solicits contributions, for the following workshop:

The Intimate Life of Power

The present call for papers solicits either ethnographic or qualitative contributions that deal with the theme of the intimate life of power, highlighting aspects related to everyday life as well as the ideology of the upper classes caught in the system of relations within their group as well as in the “interplays” that connect them to the lower classes. Methodological contributions, based both on primary research accounts and secondary data, that reflect on the problems of access to social spheres characterized by asymmetries working against researchers, are also encouraged.
Deadlines and submissions:

Authors interested in this initiative should submit an abstract (1,000 words) by January, 15, 2018 to:,

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