Publications

On this page, you find an overview of the publications resulting from and related to the project ‘Digital Crossings in Europe: Gender, Diaspora and Belonging’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2024

Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi (eds.) 2024. Doing Digital Migration Studies. Theories and Practices of the Everyday. Available here.

Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2024. “Doing Digital Migration Studies: Introduction.” Doing Digital Migration Studies. Theories and Practices of the Everyday edited by Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi, pp. 17- 44. Available here.

Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2023. “Conclusions: On doing digital migration studies.” Doing Digital Migration Studies. Theories and Practices of the Everyday edited by Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi, pp. 365-380. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2024. “Cosmopolitanism: Digital Infrastructure, Connectivity and Communication.” Oxford Handbook on Cosmopolitanism edited by Prathama Banerjee, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Sanjay Seth, and Lisa Wedeen. Forthcoming.

Laura Candidatu, Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2024. “Rethinking Postcolonial Convergences: Post-digital, Post-migration and Post-humanitarianism.” Posthuman Convergences: Methods and Practices edited by Goda Klumbyte, Emily Jones and Rosi Braidotti. Forthcoming. 

2023

Claudia Minchilli and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2023. “Digital Media and Migration. Reflections from the Southern Margins of Europe.” Creating Europe from the Margins: Mobilities and Racism in Postcolonial Europe, edited by Kristín Loftsdóttir, Brigitte Hipfl, Sandra Ponzanesi, pp. 92-107. Available here.

2022

Araa Al Jarami, Sandra Ponzanesi and Gerwin van Schie. 2022. “‘Girls are like Glass’: Situated Knowledges of Syrian Refugee Women on Datafication and Transparency.” In Interrogating Datafication: Towards a Praxeology of Data. edited by Carolin Gerlitz, Marcus Burkhardt, Sam Hind, Timo Kaerlein, Axel Volmar & Danny Lämmerhir, pp. 115-140. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Koen Leurs (guest editors). 2022. Special issue “Digital Migration Practices and the Everyday.” Communication, Culture & Critique, 15(2), 103-298. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Koen Leurs. 2022. “Digital Migration Practices and the Everyday.” Communication, Culture & Critique, 15(2), 103-121. Available here. DOI.

Laura Candidatu and Sandra Ponzanesi. “Digital Diaspora: Staying with the Trouble.” Communication, Culture & Critique, 15(2), 261-268. Available here. DOI.

2021

Sandra Ponzanesi (guest editor). 2021. Special issue “Somali Diaspora and Digital Practices: Gender, Media and Belonging.” Journal of Global Diaspora and Media, 2(1), 1-97. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2021.  “Somali diaspora and digital belonging: Introduction.”  Journal of Global Diaspora and Media, 2(1), pp. 3-15. Available here.

Donya Alinejad and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2021. “The multi-sitedness of Somali diasporic belonging: Comparative notes on Somali migrant women’s digital practices.” Journal of Global Diaspora and Media, 2(1), pp. 23-37. Available here.

Laura Candidatu. 2021. “Diasporic mothering and Somali diaspora formation in the Netherlands.” Journal of Global Diaspora and Media, 2(1), pp. 39-55. Available here.

Melis Mevsimler, 2021. “Second-generation British-Somali women: The translocal nexus of London and global diaspora.” Journal of Global Diaspora and Media, 2(1), pp. 57-72. Available here.

Claudia Minchilli. 2021. “Localizing diasporic digital media practices: Social stratification and community making among Somali women living in Rome.” Journal of Global Diaspora and Media, 2(1), pp. 73-89. Available here.

2020

Donya Alinejad and Sandra Ponzanesi (guest editors). 2020. Special Issue ‘Migration, Digital Media and Emotion’. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 23(5), 621-820. Available here.

Donya Alinejad and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2020. “Migrancy and Digital Mediations of Emotion.” International Journal of Cultural Studies, 23(5), 621-638. Available here.

Sandra  Ponzanesi. 2020. “Digital Cosmopolitanism: Notes from the Underground.” Global Perspectives, published online 17 June 2020. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2020. “Digital Diasporas: Postcoloniality, Media and Affect.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, published online 6 February 2020. Available here.

Elisabetta Costa and Donya Alinejad. 2020. “Experiencing Homeland: Social Media and Transnational Communication among Kurdish Migrants in Northern Italy.” Global Perspectives, 1(1), first published online 24 June 2020. Available here.

Donya Alinejad. 2020. “Techno-emotional mediations of transnational intimacy: social media and care relations in long-distance Romanian families.” Media, Culture & Society, first published online 23 November 2020. Available here.

2019

Sandra Ponzanesi (guest editor). 2019. Special issue “Migration in a Digital Age: (Re)Mapping Connectivity and Belonging.” Television and New Media 20(6). Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2019. “Postcolonial Theory.” In Handbook of Media & Migration edited by Kevin Smets, Koen Leurs, Myria Georgiou, Saskia Witteborn and Radhika Gajjala: 17-24. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2019. “Editorial: Migration and Mobility in a Digital Age: (Re)Mapping Connectivity and Belonging.” Television and New Media 20(6): 547-557. Available here.

Laura Candidatu, Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2019. “Digital Diasporas: Beyond the Buzzword. Towards a Relational Understanding of Mobility and Connectivity.” In The Handbook of Diasporas, Media and Culture edited by Roza Tsagarousianou and Jessica Retis, 33-47. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. Available here.

Donya Alinejad. 2019. “Careful Co-Presence: The Transnational Mediation of Emotional Intimacy.” Social Media + Society 5(2): 1-11. Available here.

Donya Alinejad, Laura Candidatu, Melis Mevsimler, Claudia Minchilli, Sandra Ponzanesi and Fernando van der Vlist. 2019. “Diaspora and Mapping Methodologies. Tracing Transnational Digital Connections with ‘Mattering Maps’.” Global Networks. A Journal of Transnational Affair 19(1): 21-43. Available here.

Donya Alinejad and Domitilla Olivieri. 2019. “Affect, Emotions and Feelings.” In Handbook of Media and Migration edited by Kevin Smets, Koen Leurs, Myria Georgiou, Saskia Witteborn and Radhika Gajjala, 64-73. London: Sage. More information available here.

2018

Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi (Guest Editors). Special Issue “Connected Migrants: Encapsulation & Cosmopolitanization.” Popular Communication. The International Journal of Media and Culture 16(1): 1-85. Available here.

Melis Mevsimler and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2018. “Mediating Migration.” Feminist Media Studies 17(4): 695-697. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2018. “Cosmopolitan Europe: Postcolonial Interventions and Global Transitions.” In Handbook of Cosmopolitan Studies edited by Gerard Delanty, 564-574. London: Routledge. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2018. “Cosmopolitanism(s) Interrupted.” Boundary 2. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2018. “Digital Strangers at Our Door: Moral Panic and the Refugee Crisis.” Europe Now (19). Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2018. “Postcolonial Theory in Film.” Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  Available here.

2017

Donya Alinejad. 2017. “The Quest for Representation.” Spheres: Journal for Digital Cultures 4 (Media and Migration). Available here.

Claudia Minchilli. 2017. “Considerations on the Digital Subaltern: A Research on Migrant Women’s Transnational Online Practices.” Cinéma & cie: International Film Studies Journal 28 (Spring): 112-114. Available here.

2016

Donya Alinejad. 2016. “Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice.” Los Angeles: Sage Publications Limited.

Sandra Ponzanesi. “Connecting Europe: Postcolonial Mediations.” Inaugural lecture, delivered on 15 April 2016. The lecture is available to read here.

2014

Koen Leura and Sandra Ponzanesi (Guest Editors). 2014. “Digital Crossings in Europe.” Crossings, Journal of Migration and Culture 5(1): 1-181. Available here.

 

Other relevant publications

2024

Paulo de Medeiros and Sandra Ponzanesi (eds). 2024. Postcolonial Theory and Crisis. Available open access here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Paulo de Medeiros. 2024. “Postcolonial Theory and Crisis. An Introduction.” Postcolonial Theory and Crisis edited by Paulo de Medeiros and Sandra Ponzanesi, pp. 1- 18. Available open access here.

2023

Sandra Ponzanesi and Bolette B. Blaagaard. 2023. “Mediated Acts of Citizenship: A Postcolonial Perspective.” Handbook of Gender and Citizenship- Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives edited by Birte Siim. More information here.

Kristín Loftsdóttir, Brigitte Hipfl and Sandra Ponzanesi (eds.). 2023. Creating Europe from the Margins edited by Kristín Loftsdóttir, Brigitte Hipfl and Sandra Ponzanesi. Available here.

Kristín Loftsdóttir, Brigitte Hipfl and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2023. “Creating Europe from the Margins: Introduction.” Creating Europe from the Margins edited by Kristín Loftsdóttir, Brigitte Hipfl and Sandra Ponzanesi, pp. 1-24. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2023. “Strangers in Paradise: Migrant Figurations in Media Culture. Stranger Things: Rethinking Defamiliarization in Literature and Visual Culture edited by Nilgun Bayraktar and Alberto Godioli. Forthcoming.

Bolette B. Blaagaard, Sabrina Marchetti, Sandra Ponzanesi and Shaul Bassi (eds). 2023. Postcolonial Publics. Art and Citizen Media. Available open access here.

Bolette B. Blaagaard, Sabrina Marchetti, Sandra Ponzanesi and Shaul Bassi. 2023. “Introduction to Postcolonial Publics: Art and Citizen Media.” Postcolonial Publics. Art and Citizen Media, edited by Bolette B. Blaagaard, Sabrina Marchetti, Sandra Ponzanesi and Shaul Bassi, pp. VII-XXIV. Available here.

2022

Sandra Ponzanesi and Ana Cristina Mendes (guest editors). 2023. Special Issue “Screening Postcolonial Intellectuals: Cinematic Engagements and Postcolonial Activism.” Transnational Screens, 13(2), 83-188. Available here.

2021

Sandra Ponzanesi (guest editor). 2021. “Postcolonial Intellectual Engagements: Critics, Artists and Activists.” Postcolonial Studies, 2(4), 433-533. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2021. “Postcolonial Intellectuals: New Paradigms.” Postcolonial Studies, 2(4), 433-477. Available here.

2020

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2020. “Trump and the Death of the Image – A Response to Arjun Appadurai.” In Anthropology Today, 22. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2020. ” ‘Foreword’. Mediating Multiculturalism: Digital Storytelling and the Everyday by Daniella Trimboli.” In Mediating Multiculturalism: Digital Storytelling and the Everyday by Daniella Trimboli, xi-xii. London and New York: Anthem Press. More information here.

Leurs, K.H.A., Midden, E. & Ponzanesi, S. 2020. “Digital Multiculturalism in the Netherlands – Religious, Ethnic and Gender Positioning by Moroccan-Dutch Youth.” In Perplexed Religion edited by Míriam Díez Bosch, Josep Lluís Micó and Alberto Melloni. Barcelona: Blanquerna Observatory on Media, Religion and Culture. Reprint of 2021 journal article published in Religion & Gender.

2019

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2019. “The Art of Dissent: Ai Weiwei, Rebel with a Cause.” In Culture, Citizenship and Human Rights edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Antoine Buyse and Antonius Robben, 215-236. London: Routledge. More information here.

2018

Koen Leurs and Kevin Smets. 2018. Forced Migrations and Digital Connectivity in(to) Europe. Special issue of Social Media + Society. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2018. “Neocolonialism.” In Posthuman Glossary edited by Rosi Braidotti and Maria Hlavajova, 279-281. England: Bloomsbury Academic. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Adriano José Habed (editors). 2018. Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe: Critics, Artists, Movements, and their Publics. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. More information here.

Adriano José Habed and Sandra Ponzanesi. 2018. “Introduction. Postcolonial Intellectuals, European Publics.” In Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe. Critics, Artists, Movements and their Publics edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and Adriano José Habed, xxxv-li. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. Available here.

2017

Donya Alinejad. 2017. The Internet and Formations of Iranian American-ness. Hondsmills: Palgrave MacMillan. More information here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2017. “The Arena of the Colony: Phoolan Devi and Postcolonial Critique.” In Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture: A Comprehensive Guide to Gender edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate and Kathrin Thiele, 94-105. London: Routledge. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2017. “Connecting Shores: Libya’s Colonial Ghost and Europe’s Migrant Colonial and Postcolonial Cinematic Representations.” In Border Lampedusa: Subjectivity, Visibility and Memory in Stories of Sea and Land edited by Gabriele Proglio and Laura Odasso, 119-135. Palgrave MacMillan. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2017. “Beyond the Black Venus. Colonial Sexual Politics and Contemporary Visual Practices Revisited.” In ReSignification.- European Blackamoors, Africana Readings edited by Awam Amkpa and Ellen Mary Toscano, 137-147. Rome: Postcart. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2017. “Postcolonial and Transnational Approaches to Film and Feminism.” In The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender edited by Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro, Dijana Jelača and Kristin Hole, 25-35. London: Routledge. Available here.

2016

Donya Alinejad and Halleh Ghorashi. 2016. “From Bridging to Building: Discourses of Organizing Iranian Americans across Generations.” In Identity and Exile: The Iranian Diaspora between Solidarity and Difference edited by Resa Mohabbat-Kar, 62-76. Berlin: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2016. “Frontiers of the Political: ‘Closed Sea’ and the Cinema of Discontent.” In Citizen Media and Public Spaces: Diverse Expressions of Citizenship and Dissent edited by Mona Baker and Bolette B. Blaagaard, 42-57. New York and London: Routledge. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi (guest editor). 2016. “The Point of Europe: Postcolonial Entanglements.” Interventions. International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 18(2): 159-318. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2016. “Edges of Empire. Italy’s Postcolonial Entanglements and the Gender Legacy.” Cultural Studies – Critical Methodologies 16(4), 373-386. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Verena Berger (Guest Editors). 2016. Special Issue ‘Postcolonial Cinemas in Europe. Migration, Identity and Spatiality in Film Genres.’ Transnational Cinemas 7(2): 111-215. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Verena Berger. 2016. “Introduction. Genres and Tropes in Postcolonial Cinemas in Europe.” Transnational Cinemas 7(2): 111-117. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Gianmaria Colpani (editors). 2016. Postcolonial Transitions in Europe. Contexts, Practices and Politics. London: Rowman and Littlefield. More information here.

Sandra Ponzanesi and Gianmaria Colpani. 2016. “Introduction. Europe in Transition.” In Postcolonial Transitions in Europe. Contexts, Practices and Politics, edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and Gianmaria Colpani: 1-22. London: Littlefield. More information here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2016. “Of Shipwrecks and Weddings: Borders and Mobilities in Europe.” Transnational Cinemas 7(2): 151-167). Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2016. “On the Waterfront: Truth and Fiction in Postcolonial Cinema from the South of Europe.” Interventions 18(2): 217-233. Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2016. “The Point of Europe: Postcolonial Entanglements.: Interventions 18(2): 159-164. Available here.

2014

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2014. “Queering European Sexuality Through Italy’s Fascist Past: Colonialism, Homosexuality, and Masculinities.” In What’s Queer About Europe? Productie Encounters and Re-Enchanting Paradigms edited by Mireille Rosello and Sudeep Dasgupta. Published to Fordham Scholarship Online.  Available here.

Sandra Ponzanesi. 2014. “La ‘svolta’ postcoloniale negli studi italiani. Prospettive europee.” In L’Italia Postcoloniale edited by C. Lombardi-Diop and C. Romeo, 46-60. Firenze: Le Monnier Università. Available here.