Fieldwork blog: what do border-crossing videos do?

The first people I spoke with in Istanbul mentioned the protests outside the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam. This demonstration had followed the Dutch authorities’ decision to disallow Turkish ministers entry into the Netherlands to campaign for the “yes” vote in the Turkish referendum. This didn’t surprise me, since the affair was international news. But what struck me … More Fieldwork blog: what do border-crossing videos do?

#Spijkenisse

On January 23rd this year, I gathered a group of kindred spirits and we went to Spijkenisse, a small town near Rotterdam, to protest against Geert Wilders. Our protest ended up becoming national news.