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

Danny's blog

Quantitative data: Our figures take shape

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:16:17 +0000

There is sometimes an assumption that while anthropology represents a unique commitment to qualitative research, with all our studies consisting of 15 months fieldwork, we somehow have an antipathy to quantitative data. Yet the very reason we spend so long in the field is testimony to our commitment to the highest level of scholarship and the sheer […]

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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