Tag: Themes

Emergent Brazilians comment the impeachment of the president

This is one of the memes circulating among low income Brazilians in reference to the impeachment of President Dilma. The top comment says: “Gosh, is this true?” Below…

Memes Brazilians are sharing about the Olympics

One of the stars of the Olympic games in Rio have been the crowd. It has attracted the attention of the foreign press (NYTimes, BBC), and particularly of…

On the Brazilian crisis, Pentecostalism and thinking out of the bubble

Pentecostal service in the Brazilian field site. Photo by: Juliano Spyer Brazil is in the midstĀ of a heated national debate between people in favour of, and those contrary…

Fieldwork is haunting me, thanks to WhatsApp

When is the end of fieldwork? (Photo:Merlijn Hoek CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) When is it that fieldwork finishes? Thanks to social media, the separation between being in the fieldsite…

Aspiring Politician? Try Facebook to build your personal brand.

Image Courtesy: @mkstalin and image shared on Saravanan’s Facebook profile Personal brand building through social media requires a strategically planned presentation of oneself to a general audi…