Privateers and Modern-day Cyberspace

Privateers and Modern-day Cyberspace

Cyber Security is an actor-rich area: many different entities influence the security of the various actors. The dynamics of such a space are of special interest to international relations scholars. In my upcoming talk at Connected Life 2015, I will share from my on-going DPhil research using a historical analogy to mercantile companies, privateers, and […]

Why is mobility relevant to us?

Why is mobility relevant to us?

Packing a suitcase and moving to a new place is not a fact of fiction. Academically speaking, ‘mobilities’ are understood as movement of people, objects, spaces and information. So, in reality when one moves to another country they are packing more than just their suitcase. What I am trying to find out is why and […]

Searching for Home in the Historic Web: An Ethnosemiotic Study of London-French Blogger Habitus

Searching for Home in the Historic Web: An Ethnosemiotic Study of London-French Blogger Habitus

My presentation at Connected Life 2015 will investigate the dynamics between representations of the French community on-line and their lived experience on-land, by means of an “ethnosemiotic” reading of a small corpus of blogs. The fine-grained analysis of the blogs, all of which are housed in the London French Special Collection (UK Web Archive), aims […]