I’m very happy to have been asked to write an entry on affect and emotion for the Keywords section of the Handbook of Migration and Media edited by Koen Leurs, Kevin Smets, Myria Georgiou, Saskia Witteborn and Radhika Gajjala and under contract with SAGE. It’s planned to come out in September 2019. Here’s the editors’ rationale for the book:
In May I will be at the Media and Digital Anthropology Lab based at the Department of European Ethnology of Humboldt University in Berlin to give a seminar presentation about social media and feelings of transnational co-presence based on my fieldwork in Istanbul, Turkey.
In April I will be giving at talk at the conference, Migration and Mobility in a Digital Age: Paradoxes of Connectivity and Belonging, held at the Heyman Center for Humanities at Columbia University. Here is […]
I spent the past few days attending the conference on Materialities of Postcolonial Memory organized by the Amsterdam School for Heritage Memory and Material Culture. The highlights for me were the panels that dealt with […]
Super pleased to see my review of Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice published in New Media & Society today.
Last week I joined a symposium in Istanbul on the changing meanings of Mediterranean cities.
Today our team presented at the University of Amsterdam on a joint panel at the conference, Postcolonial Mediations: Globalization and Displacement.
“The Istanbul I moved here for is gone” Today I gave a guest lecture in the course, Postcolonial Europe at Utrecht University, led by Dr. Gianmaria Colpani and Dr. Layal Ftouni. It was a great […]
Artist, Burak Akbay, created and shared this piece online, saying on Twitter that he had made it as a new logo for Istanbul, since the city has a new symbol: the Arab hair transplant tourist.
I’ve been thinking about animal rights activism in Istanbul as a form of alternative solidarity being built under polarized political circumstances, and wondering how social media might play into this.