Guest Lecture on digital citizenship at University College Utrecht

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 me, and the students had engaged questions about political communication and the social media dissemination of anti-immigrant sentiment, the meanings … More Guest Lecture on digital citizenship at University College Utrecht

Guest lecture: Engaging with the Syrian refugee crisis’ origins rather than focusing only on Europe’s borders

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 history, and aftermath. It was also designed to raise … More Guest lecture: Engaging with the Syrian refugee crisis’ origins rather than focusing only on Europe’s borders

Guest lecture on transnational migration and media circuits

“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 session because it was the first time I shared any of my preliminary findings from my Istanbul fieldwork. This is … More Guest lecture on transnational migration and media circuits

Guest lecture on using data visualization methods in anthropological research

I’m glad to have the rather unique opportunity of giving a guest lecture this week to anthropology students who want to know more about the possibilities of data visualization methods within an ethnographic research design. The lecture is part of a methods module in the Anthropology Bachelor at the University of Amsterdam that directly addresses questions … More Guest lecture on using data visualization methods in anthropological research

Guest Lecture for Postcolonial Europe course

  In a week I’ll be giving a guest lecture in the course, Postcolonial Europe. The course is given by Dr. Layal Ftouni as part of the undergrad minor in Gender Studies at Utrecht University. The title of my lecture is The Muslim Rape of Europe and it’s about how boundaries of gender and sexuality are policed in tandem with … More Guest Lecture for Postcolonial Europe course