Global Social Media Impact Study
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Events

Workshop: Social media and education

What are the consequences of social media on education around the world? At what age do people feel it is acceptable for a child to start using social media? Is social media increasing or decreasing the quality of education? This workshop will discuss a variety of responses to these and other questions about social media and explore some general conclusions that derive from them. More...

Starts: May 7, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Antropología Digital en Alto Hospicio [Digital Anthropology in Alto Hospicio, Chile]

In this talk, Nell Haynes describes her research on social media in Alto Hospicio, Chile. This research looks at the ways the normativities of daily life are at times reflected in, shifted by, and contradicted in online sociality. More...

Starts: May 7, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Project blog

Women Entrepreneurs and WhatsApp

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:36:19 +0000

  A few educated young mothers (aged 35 years or below) at Panchagrami terminate their well paying corporate careers to cater to the needs of their families. These family needs mostly fall under two major categories, namely children and/or in-law issues (specifically mother-in-law). Only a few quote other reasons, such as genuinely wanting to take […]

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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