About the Conference

This conference is part of Hull’s dissemination activities for the European FP7 project MIG@NET ‘Transnational Digital Networks: Migration and Gender’ and it is in joint collaboration with Geert Lovink and the Institute of Network Cultures.

MIG@NET explores how migrant individuals and communities participate in the production and transformation of transnational digital networks and the effect of transnational digital networks on migrant mobility and integration. Transnational digital networks are studied as instances of socioeconomic, gender, racial, and class hierarchies, where the participation of migrant communities entails the possibility of challenging these hierarchies. The participation of migrant communities – at times inclusive, joining in larger transnational digital projects, at times exclusive, creating separate and relatively closed transnational spaces – will be investigated in detail through particular case studies in seven thematic areas: Border Crossings, Communication and Information Flows, Education and Knowledge, Religious Practices, Sexualities, Social Movements, Intercultural Conflict and Dialogue.

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For more information visit the official Mig@net homepage.

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