Participatory Narrative Inquiry Institute

Advancing the state of the art in PNI

Welcome to the PNI Institute

We founded the PNI Institute so we — and you — can link to other practitioners in the field of participatory narrative and in connected fields. Our ultimate aim is to advance the state of the art in Participatory Narrative Inquiry (PNI).

This site offers a calendar of our monthly PNI Institute Calls, a blog with short summaries of our calls, some information about the Institute, and a members page. Want to join? Registration is free. Want to know more? Get in touch.

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PNI Institute Call January 13: Continuous PNI

PNI Institute Call January 13: Continuous PNI

On our next PNI Institute call we will discuss continuous PNI, or PNI that depends on the ongoing daily collection of stories (usually with periodic catalysis and sensemaking). February's call will be about what PNI can learn from performance storytelling. March's...

PNI Institute Call: PNI and anthropology OCT 21

On our next PNI Institute call, we will discuss how PNI relates to anthropology. Date Friday October 21 - NOTE - this is one week later than usual Time California 7 00 New York 10 00 London 15 00 Amsterdam 16 00 South Africa 17 00 Melbourne 02 00 (Saturday) Place...

PNI Institute call: PNI and development work

On our next PNI Institute call, we will discuss how PNI is being used in development work.Date Friday September 9Time California 7 00 New York 10 00 London 15 00 Amsterdam 16 00 South Africa 17 00 Melbourne 02 00 (Saturday)Place We use Zoom. Please follow this link....

PNI Institute call: roadmap discussion

PNI Institute call: roadmap discussion

It has been a very busy summer for personal and business reasons. So I'm still in the doghouse to do that write-down of the previous call on needs. Hope to finish that before the end of the month. Still all that is no reason not to announce the next call:Date Friday...