Lecture by Karina Horsti & book launch Doing Digital Migration Studies

Omslag van het boek 'Doing Digital Migration Studies' (2024)

During this event Karina Horsti (University of Minnesota / University of Jyväskylä) will give a lecture entitled 'Survival and possible futures after violent bordering of Europe'. After that the book Doing Digital Migration Studies will be launched through presentations of four contributors. Below, you will find an overview of the programme as well as detailed descriptions of all the presentations.


  • 13.30-14.45 Lecture and Q&A Karina Horsti  – Survival and possible futures after violent bordering of Europe
  • 14.45-15.00 Coffee break
  • 15.00-16.30 Book Launch Doing Digital Migration Studies, with an introduction by editors Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi, and presentations by four contributors:
    • Nadica Denić – Against and Beyond Mimeticism: A Cinematic Ethics of Migration Journeys in Documentary Auto-Ethnography
    • Irene Gutiérrez Torres – Archival Participatory Filmmaking in Migration and Border Studies
    • Rosa Wevers with Ahnjili Zhuparris – Embodying Data, Shifting Perspective: A Conversation with Ahnjili Zhuparris on Future Wake
    • Daniel Leix Palumbo – The Weaponization of Datafied Sound: The Case of Voice Biometrics in German Asylum Procedures
  • 16.30-17.30 Drinks

Program details


This event is supported by the Utrecht University focus area Governing the Digital SocietyDigital Migration Special Interest Group and organized in collaboration with the PCI (Postcolonial Studies Initiative), the focus area Migration and Societal ChangeThe Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies (NOG) and the Department of Media and Culture Studies, Gender, Culture and Postcoloniality Cluster.

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End date and time
Drift 21, room 0.05 (Sweelinckzaal)
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More information
Doing Digital Migration Studies, published with Amsterdam University Press (Open Access)