Co-leading the ECREA PhD workshop in Brussels on Diaspora, Media, and Migration

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 (LSE), with these PhD researchers. The workshop is part of the events organized by the European Communication Research and Education … More Co-leading the ECREA PhD workshop in Brussels on Diaspora, Media, and Migration

Co-editing special issue on migration and emotion for International Journal of Cultural Studies

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 odd extended abstracts we received in response to the call for papers. Judging only from what I’ve scanned so far, these submissions … More Co-editing special issue on migration and emotion for International Journal of Cultural Studies

Contributing to the SAGE Handbook of Migration and Media

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’ … More Contributing to the SAGE Handbook of Migration and Media

Materialities of Postcolonial Memory Conference

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 media and digital technologies in postcolonial heritage and memory practices. These included papers on historiographies of radio and film such … More Materialities of Postcolonial Memory Conference