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Workshop: Social Media für Autor*innen

Mareike , September 5th, 2022

Workshop: Social Media für Autor*innen Wann? Dienstag, 27.9.2022, 16:30-18 Uhr Format? Online per zoom, Begleitmaterial nachträglich per E-Mail Wer? Vanessa Schmidt, Element Studios | Med…


Libertad de expresión y otras formas de censura

anthropologies , November 30th, 2021

Read Time:8 Minute, 21 Second 20 de septiembre de 2021. Estamos en pleno especial sobre genocidios. Se publica un artículo cuya fin…


Lauren Zentz on her book, Narrating Stance, Morality, and Political Identity

| , July 13th, 2021

Interview by Özge Korkmaz https://www.routledge.com/Narrating-Stance-Morality-and-Political-Identity-Building-a-Movement/Zentz/p/book/9780367776411 Özge Korkmaz: I want to start with a gen…

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One click away: learning to live with type 1 diabetes via Facebook by Natasja Kingod

Natasja Kingod , July 12th, 2021

Karen, who has lived with type 1 diabetes for three years, explains how she is only just starting to properly manage her daily self-care, and how it interrupts…


How Can You Approach the Field Digitally? Reflections on Using Social Media Profiles in Ethnographic Research*

digitalethnography , April 29th, 2021

Simone Pfeifer** Smartphone. Image by Ulf Neumann. As contact restrictions tightened last year with the developing pandemic, ever more colleagues began asking me for advice on “how t…

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On unsolicited nostalgia and Tinder frustrations

Leah Junck , December 10th, 2020

‘I’ve been here before’ – the feeling of the present being firmly rooted in the past can be intense and disorienting. It is difficult to trace, like a…


“Getting Closer” Through Art: Facebook and Turning to Art in The Time of Covid-19

Rebecca_Irons , May 6th, 2020

MANUELA PELLEGRINO How to feel close when physically distant? This is, of course, not a new dilemma in itself; indeed, people who live far from their loved ones…

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Symbolic confusion and how to flirt with emoji 💋😕

Alex D'Aloia , April 12th, 2020

A couple of years ago, I started flirting with people online. Pretty much everyone. In nearly every conversation. I didn’t mean to, and I didn’t start it. But…

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Technologies of Representation: Possibilities of Social Media in Tarlabaşı, Istanbul

Alize Arıcan , February 6th, 2020

Image posted by Selahaddin Abi on Facebook “Every week somebody comes here to take photos of our laundry and put it up on the internet. Today, I took…


Rahul Advani on page 99 of his dissertation

| , December 2nd, 2019

Page 99 of my dissertation is the first time in the dissertation that I provide an ethnographic example of how marginalized educated young men native to Pune assert…

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Morgue employee cremated by mistake while taking a nap

Alberto Acerbi , February 15th, 2019

Online misinformation, fake news, false news, hoaxes, you name it, has been blamed for almost everything bad happening in the last years, from the success of Trump to…

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Ep. #29 TFS at AAS: Multimodal ethnography, monolithic China, online bans & the ‘anthro helmet’ – Guest panel with Viktor Baskin, Sacha Cody & Katherine Giunta

The Familiar Strange , January 20th, 2019

We, at The Familiar Strange, would like to acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we recorded and produced this podcast, and pay our respect…

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The Internet & Democracy: Have We Learned Anything?

MPeterson , December 18th, 2018

In the first wake of the Egyptian uprisings, and their framing as a “Facebook” revolution or Twitter revolution or “social media revolution” there was a lot of Utopian discours…


Diaspora, Gender & Mediated Revolution

MPeterson , May 7th, 2018

In several relatively recent papers (2017, 2015a, 2015b) I’ve made the point that for tens of millions of Egyptians, the uprisings of 2011 weren’t something they physically experienced…


Why do people not leave Facebook?

Alberto Acerbi , May 1st, 2018

Last week – April 25 – Facebook posted the 2018 first-quarter data on revenues and users (here the original post from Facebook.) The perhaps unexpected take-home message is…

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DragNet: February 1 – February 15, 2018

anthropoliteiaadmin , February 20th, 2018

Image from ACLU.org For this dragnet update we have several fascinating articles to highlight. Among the stories from the United states was  an article on  the NYPD’s unofficial power…


“7 Reasons Not to Be an Organ Donor”

Shani Mueller , February 13th, 2018

I was scrolling through my News Feed on Facebook, and I came across this post by the Odyssey: “7 Reasons Not to Be an Organ Donor” I stopped…

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Welcome to the Instabition! #EmergingDigitalPractices

Minke Nouwens , November 20th, 2017

Dear Allegra readers, welcome to this week’s new #thread on emerging digital practices! Today’s post introduces not only this theme but also me, Minke Nouwens, Allegra’s newly appointed ‘M…


A necessary complication: towards a richer understanding of affordances

John Postill , May 12th, 2017

A comment on Elisabetta Costa “Social Media as Practices: an Ethnographic Critique of ‘Affordances’ and ‘Context Collapse’.” EASA Media Anthropology Network’s 60th e-Seminar, 9-23 May 2017 by Christi…


Facebook in Papua New Guinea: What Happens When The Net Isn’t Neutral

Rex , May 9th, 2017

If you care about open access, you should care about net neutrality. There are obvious reasons why: After all, there’s  no point in putting your preprints online if…

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E-seminar: Social media as practices: an ethnographic critique of ‘affordances’ and ‘context collapse’

John Postill , May 3rd, 2017

by Veronica Barassi via EASA Media Anthropology Network mailing list We will be launching our next e-seminar on Tuesday the 9th of May 2017 at 00:00 GMT. If…


Visualising Facebook by Daniel Miller and Jolynna Sinanan

Daniel Miller , March 7th, 2017

Today marks the publication of a new book called Visualising Facebook, which I have written with Dr Jolynna Sinanan. It is available as a free download from UCL Press…

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“The Value of Social Media” at the AAA conference

ucsanha , December 10th, 2016

Daniel Miller talking at the AAA conference. Photo by Nell Haynes. From the Why We Post Team, Nell Haynes, Tom McDonald, and Daniel Miller attended the American Anthropological…

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From Facebook to ‘fakebook’ – who controls the information on social media?

Xin Yuan Wang , November 24th, 2016

A young Chinese factory worker reading on his smartphone. Mark Zuckerberg finally said that Facebook plans to have a more effective control of misinformation, which is a sharp reversal…

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