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 […]
Seminar in Tokyo on digital media, migration, and the rise of nationalism in Asia and Europe
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
Open Access Publication of “Diaspora and Mapping Methodologies”
Excited to announce the open access publication of our article with Global Networks. It’s a discussion of how we combine ‘big data’ research with ethnographic methods and feminist ethics with the aim of better understanding […]
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 […]
Fieldwork blog: The Amsterdam-Istanbul connection vs. The Hague-Ankara tension
A week ago I was in Amsterdam, preparing for a month of field research in Istanbul. That same moment happened to be a time of exceptional diplomatic tension between the Netherlands and Turkey. What did that mean for the Turkish-Dutch connections of migration and digital media I wanted to study?