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Romanistin, Biologe und Erziehungswissenschaftler erhalten den 1822-Universitätspreis für exzellente Lehre

- , November 9th, 2022

Zum 21. Mal ist gestern an der Goethe-Universität der 1822-Universitätspreis für exzellente Lehre verliehen worden. Damit ausgezeichnet wurden eine Romanistin, ein Biologe und ein Erziehungswissenscha…

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Photoshopping Desire: Gender, Caste, and the “Authentic” Self

Lakshita Malik , September 6th, 2022

Screenshot of the comments for the post by @photo_paparazzo, being discussed in the blogpost In an Instagram post by a photographer @photo_paparazzo, we see what the labor of…


Protected: The Cancelation of Colin Kaepernick: Spatial Exclusion and Consequences of Cancel Culture on Social Media*

Emily Contois and Zenia Kish discuss their edited volume, Food Instagram

| , June 8th, 2022

https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/?id=58mye9fd9780252044465 Until recently, if you perused the scholarship on Instagram, the app might have appeared to be a relatively benign, homogenous stepc…

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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…


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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El teatro de Instagram o por qué le añades efectos a tus selfies

anthropologies , March 22nd, 2021

Abres Instagram, vas a la sección de “añadir historia” y seleccionas el efecto que complemente tu rostro para que refleje tu estado de ánimo, vaya acorde al tipo…


Indigenous American cultural pride in the age of TikTok and Instagram infographics: Educating and inspiring a new generation of followers.

sofiaravanis , March 10th, 2021

Lockdowns during the pandemic have seen the rise of TikTok which now boasts 800 million users worldwide and has created countless trends, from feta pasta dishes (my personal…

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Authenticity and Digital Intimacy Between Influencers and Researchers*

digitalethnography , February 15th, 2021

Marie Hermanova** Person holding smartphone – free mobile phone image on Unsplash Ethnography of and on social media, in which my own research on female influencers on Czech…

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Auszeichnung für gute Lehre auch in Pandemiezeiten wichtig

Redaktion , December 8th, 2020

Exzellente Lehre sichtbar machen – dafür steht der 1822-Universitätspreis, den die Goethe-Universität und die Stiftung der Frankfurter Sparkasse jährlich gemeinsam verleihen. Die Preise gehen dieses J…

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Un espejo donde reflejarnos

anthropologies , November 17th, 2020

Una de las cuestiones que más me inquietan de la juventud son los referentes de éxito que manejan, ya que esos referentes son los espejos en los que…


Archäologie: Ertragreiche Exkursion im Oman

Redaktion , July 27th, 2020

Die Archäologin Stephanie Döpper hat im Rahmen eines DFG-Projektes mit Studierenden auf der Arabischen Halbinsel nach Objekten von der Steinzeit bis heute gesucht. Mitte Februar ging es los:…

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Stars—They Talk Just Like Us! 

Chelsea Horton , February 20th, 2020

How an Instagram-based gossip franchise allows celebrities to manage the authenticity of their public personae. They go to the market! They pump gas! They explore the park! One…

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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…


Understanding the Digital Infrastructure of Photo-sharing in China: Notes on Tuchong as an Example

Haidy Geismar , October 11th, 2019

Yunchang Yang, PhD Candidate, UCL Anthropology A photo of my working space, showing my laptop, notebook, IC card for working with images On 3rd July 2019, I caught up…

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That’s Enough about Tim Ingold!: A Millennial’s Response

Dick Powis , June 29th, 2018

[This post is adapted and updated from a paper presented at the University of Colorado, Boulder graduate student conference, “The Ethnographic Turn” in 2016. I am indebted to…


Leigh Chavez-Bush’s “Chefs, Cuisine, and Convergence”

| , May 7th, 2018

My dissertation explores media networks within the Chicago culinary industry. At three fieldwork sites I conducted participant observation and employee ethnography with media producers, chefs, and sof…

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Do Instagram And Flickr Shape the Art of the Revolution?

MPeterson , December 12th, 2017

Is Instagram a significant factor in how Egyptian artists used street art to protest the revolution? How about Flickr? My sense, based on all the recent books and…


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…


The Partial Truths of Big Data

Samuel Gerald Collins , January 18th, 2017

Last July I was using R to do some social network analysis of Instagram tags.  After lots of package downloads, App Developer’s applications, etc., I couldn’t get it…

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Tinderbox: Building an ingenuity machine

Grant , July 6th, 2016

Several weeks ago, Mark Bernstein announced the latest Tinderbox, the “tool for notes.” I almost always sign up for these updates. I almost always give the new edition…

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#Instalife: How Instagram redefines the meaning and practice of photography

puellaludens , May 7th, 2013

Instagram is a social, mobile photography app. They have 100 million monthly active users, and 40 million Instagram photos are posted per day. Purchased by the leviathan of…

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#Ivoted: Documenting the Vote in the 2012 Elections

puellaludens , December 12th, 2012

In the lengthy and involved media spectacle surrounding the 2012 elections, the day of reckoning is of course voting day. Traditionally, media messaging switches from heated horse-race coverage…

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