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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
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
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. […]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