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Upcoming seminar at SOAS Center for Media Studies

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:11:55 +0000

We are holding a public talk about our research at the SOAS Centre for Media Studies as part of their weekly seminar series. Feel free to come along and hear more about the Global Social Media Impact Study. Time: 5-7 pm Wednesday 28 January Venue: G3, Main (Old) building, SOAS (University of London), Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG. Map > […]

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Fieldwork photos

Internet cafe sign

Fieldsite profiles

This is an ambitious anthropological research project, and one that aims to be truly comparative in the sense of nine simultaneous ethnographies taking place in eight different countries around the world in order to grasp the implications of social networking sites and social media for mankind.

World map showing location of project fieldsites
Fieldsite Lead researcher
Brazil Juliano Spyer
Chile Nell Haynes
China (North) Tom McDonald
China (South) Xinyuan Wang
India Shriram Venkatraman
Italy Razvan Nicolescu
Trinidad Jolynna Sinanan
Turkey Elisabetta Costa
United Kingdom Daniel Miller

World map image adapted from Wikimedia Commons.

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European Research CouncilEuropean UnionUCL Department of Anthropology

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