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Digital Humanities Lab

Digital Identity and Citizenship

MIG@NET

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Project Leader: Sandra Ponzanesi
Financier: EU-7EFP
Partners: Panteion univ., Symfiliosi, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l‘homme, Univ. of Hamburg, Univ. of Bologna, Peace Institute Slovenie, Univ. of Hull
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MIG@NET will explore 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 will be 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.