I’m very excited to have been invited to speak at the lecture series convened at the Anthropology Department of University College London.
Last week Crisis Magazine went live. The online magazine is an initiative undertaken by myself and Saskia Baas and the response so far has been overwhelmingly positive. We’re extremely thankful to all the authors in this first issue, which is dedicated to Syrian displacement. Here’s the magazine’s editorial mission:
I just received drafts of the work I’m going to be reviewing and giving feedback on for this workshop. Looking forward to going to Brussels in October to engage, together with the wonderful Myria Georgiou […]
My latest article is out in Social Media + Society. Here’s the abstract: This article investigates how migrants experience “co-presence” with their loved ones through social media. On the basis of empirical investigation, the article […]
Yesterday I gave a guest lecture to a wonderful group of students at University College Utrecht, the same college I received my Bachelor of Arts from 15 years ago. It was a memorable experience for […]
Last week I gave a guest lecture in the graduate course, Postcolonial Transitions, at Utrecht University (course lecturers Dr. Gianmaria Colpani and Prof. Sandra Ponzanesi). The lecture was part of a course module on applying postcolonial frameworks in order to better understand the Arab Spring, its historical background, and its aftermath.
Today this piece of mine was published on a Dutch political opinion site. I’m adding the English version of it here: The UvA should not have offered Jordan Peterson a right wing “safe space” Last […]
Together with Prof. Sandra Ponzanesi, I’m a guest editor at the International Journal of Cultural Studies for a special issue on Migration, Media, and Emotion. I’m very much looking forward to going through the 80 […]
This month, a Twitter troll reminded me of this publication from 2016 that I co-authored with Prof. Halleh Ghorashi for the Heinrich Boll Foundation. He used it to call me a regime apologist for the […]
I was in Tokyo for a seminar bi-laterally sponsored by the Dutch National Scientific Organization and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science