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A special panel exploring the relationship between the everyday use of social media and the concept of inequality at the ASA Conference. More...
Starts: Apr 15, 2015 9:15:00 AM
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
What would happen if Facebook disappears tomorrow?
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:42:48 +0000
This quite obvious question kept coming up during my fieldwork in southeast Italy for different reasons. First, the transitory nature of Internet-based platforms and services is a big challenge for anthropologists; so we had to adapt our research methods and dissemination strategy to respond to this. Secondly, people in Grano themselves put this question in different […]Read more...
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.
|China (North)||Tom McDonald|
|China (South)||Xinyuan Wang|
|United Kingdom||Daniel Miller|
World map image adapted from Wikimedia Commons.
Grant number: ERC Project 2011-AdG-295486 SocNet
Project title: Social Network Sites and Social Science