PhD Courses in Denmark

Integrating Phenomenology and Qualitative Research Methodologies (12-15/6 2023 and online meeting 29/5 2023)

Graduate School of Health Sciences at University of Southern Denmark

This PhD course addresses PhD- students, who work with or intend to include phenomenology and phenomenological related discussions in their research of sports, dance or health related topics. The course will focus on methodological questions and possible solutions on how to combine qualitative methodologies with phenomenology – more specifically: - What is a phenomenological analysis?; - How to generate ‘good’ descriptions for a phenomenological analysis?; - How to combine phenomenology and qualitative research in different phases of the analysis – different examples of how this is done will be presented.; - Epistemological challenges of combining two research traditions; - Philosophical phenomenological analysis and psychological phenomenological analysis – whats the differences?; - Examples on current phenomenological research; - Group discussions on participants’ projects: how to handle methodological challenges as related to phenomenological thinking in ‘my own project’