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
Last week I joined a symposium in Istanbul on the changing meanings of Mediterranean cities.
The sheer expanse of Istanbul means that my respondents only really live in a few neighbourhoods of it.
In January, 2017 I’ll be giving a guest lecture in the wonderful course, Somatechnics: Bodies and Power in a Digital Age, led by Dr. Domitilla Olivieri and Dr. Magda Gorska. My lecture will be based on a chapter of my book, The Internet and Formations of Iranian American-ness, which will also be coming out in 2017. The chapter focuses … More Guest Lecture on Digital Memory