Tag: Trinidad

Sixty may be the New Fifty but is Twenty Six the New Old?

alex.clegg , April 14th, 2022

Author: Sheba Mohammid In Trinidad and Tobago, we may not have Ponce De Leon’s fountain of youth, but we do have a pool. It’s technically an offshore sandbar,…

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Understanding Covid Vaccine Resistance

Laura Haapio-Kirk , January 19th, 2022

Authors: Sheba Mohammid and Daniel Miller Right now, Trinidad and Tobago are suffering amongst the highest death rate from Covid in the world. As small islands, everyone seems…

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Trinidad – The Potential of ‘Online Only’ Ethnography

Daniel Miller , December 21st, 2021

By Daniel Miller and Sheba Mohammid The ASSA project runs until October 2022. Mostly the last year of the project is dedicated to publishing our results, for example…

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In the Journals, October 2018

williamodum , October 22nd, 2018

Map of Downtown Vancouver, taken from Fast, Danya, and David Cunningham. ““We Don’t Belong There”: New Geographies of Homelessness, Addiction, and Social Control in Vancouver’s Inner City.&#8221…


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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Nostalgia for a field Christmas

Jolynna Sinanan , December 21st, 2015

Image courtesy of shanzmataz. It’s the first time I’ve been away from Christmas in Trinidad since I started fieldwork there in 2011 (oh wait, I was home briefly…

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Normativity and social visibility

Jolynna Sinanan , October 14th, 2015

It has been exactly a year since finishing 15 months of fieldwork in Trinidad. Stories for this blog have moved further and further away from cool stuff that…

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Surveying Social Relationships

Daniel Miller , October 2nd, 2015

One of the chapters of our forthcoming book How the World Changed Social Media, which will be published as an Open Access book by UCL Press in February…

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White Collar Crime in Trinidad

jenmsimpson , May 22nd, 2015

In Trinidad and Tobago corruption has many faces. From the everyday ‘bobol’ of getting into a carnival band or making bureaucracy more efficient to more corporate forms like…


Memes: The internet’s moral police

Daniel Miller , May 12th, 2015

On the face of it memes and religion would seem unlikely bedfellows, or even worthy of mention in the same discussion. Religions come to us from centuries of…

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Social media as hyper-visibility

Jolynna Sinanan , May 7th, 2015

Image courtesy of Kris A, Creative Commons   After an intensive few months of hiding away finishing our books (and neglecting this blog), we have come back together…

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