NWO-JSPS Joint Bilateral Seminar with ERC team (19-22 September, Tokyo)

Media, Migration and the Rise of Nationalism
Comparing European and Asian Experiences and Perspective

Organizers: Koen Leurs (Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University, the Netherlands) and Tomohisa Hirata (Associate Professor, Faculty of Social and Information Studies, Gunma University, Japan)

This Seminar was held from 19th to 21stSep. 2018, at 3331 Arts Chiyoda (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, URL: http://www.3331.jp/).

Sandra Ponzanesi chaired a masterclass on ‘Paradoxes of Postcolonial Media Cultures and presented a paper on ‘Digital Cosmopolitanism. Notes from the Underground’

Laura Candidatu presented a paper during the masterclass session on ‘Revisiting the “Connected Migrant” Through Cultural Reproductive Labor and Mothering Practices”

Koen Leurs presented a paper on ‘Digital Migration Studies: The Case of Young Connected Migrants Interfacing with Difference.’

Donya Alinejad presented a paper on ‘The Politics of Intimate Transnational Connections.’