Global Social Media Impact Study
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Events

Panel: Virtual Fantasies

Daniel Miller and Xinyuan Wang from the Global Social media Impact Study present a special panel at HowTheLightGets in festival on social media and fantasy. More...

Starts: May 31, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Panel: Global social media – 9 ethnographic studies

The Global Social Media Impact Study team present their research at the Anthropology in London conference. More...

Starts: Jun 15, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Project blog

The immigrants ‘crisis’ and the limits of Facebook

Mon, 18 May 2015 13:59:57 +0000

  This post is prompted by the continuous tragedy represented by the immigration from North Africa on the shores of south Europe. Data shows that over 23,000 people have died since the turn of the millennium in attempting to reach Europe, most of whom drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. This is about 50% more than the official estimations. […]

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Contact Us

Individual members of our research team can be contacted directly via the email addresses on their profile pages.

General enquiries
For enquiries regarding the project, please contact d.miller@ucl.ac.uk.

Website
Enquiries relating to this website should be directed to tom.mcdonald@ucl.ac.uk.

Getting involved
We are always interested in working with committed individuals with interests and previous expertise in areas such as anthropology, ethnography, social media, film or dissemination who are willing to donate their time to contribute to this exciting project. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact r.nicolescu@ucl.ac.uk.

Writing to us
Global Social Media Impact Study
UCL Department of Anthropology
14 Taviton Street
London
WC1H 0BW


European Research CouncilEuropean UnionUCL Department of Anthropology

Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science