The study of political economy, and of international political economy in particular, often centres on structures, systems, regulations, abstract forces, and high-level politics. In this research seminar we propose to shift the focus and look at political economy as a diverse set of situated everyday practice. The class provides room for students to pursue a research project. It offers both theoretical and methodological reflections guiding the formulation of a topic, the execution of research, and the writing of a paper. Students also will gain presentation skills as they introduce their papers in class.