Publications (updated July 6, 2013)

International peer reviewed journal special issues
Ponzanesi, S. & Leurs, K. (guest editors) (forthcoming 2014). Special issue on Digital Crossings in Europe. Crossings, Journal of Migration and Culture.

Haan, M. de & Leander, K. (guest editors) (forthcoming 2013). Special Issue Learning, Media & Technology. Media and migration: learning in a globalized world.

Peer-reviewed articles
Hirzalla, F., Van Zoonen, L. & Müller, F. (2013). How funny can Islam controversies be? Comedians defending their faiths on YouTube. Television and New Media, 14(1), 46-61.

Leurs, K. (2013) “Ow god, die snobs zien ons weer aan voor een levend laboratorium”. Participatief internet onderzoek over/met Marokkaans- Nederlandse jongeren. Kwalon. Kwalitatief Onderzoek, 18 (2).

Leurs, K. & Ponzanesi, S. (2013). Bits of homeland. In C. Ponte & M. Georgiou (Eds.) Special issue on Media, technology and the migrant family. Observatorio (OBS*), 7(1). Available at: http://obs.obercom.pt/index.php/obs/article/view/666.

Leurs, Koen., Midden, Eva & Ponzanesi, Sandra. (2012) "Bottom-up Multiculturalism: Young Dutch-Moroccans’ Religious, Ethnic and Gender Position Acquisition through Digital Media". Religion and Gender, Volume 2, issue 1. Available at http://www.religionandgender.org/index.php/rg.

Leurs, Koen & Ponzanesi, Sandra (2011) "Communicative spaces of their own. Migrant girls performing selves using Instant Messaging software". Feminist Review. Special Issue on Media Transformations, edited by Lizzie Thynne and Nadje Al-Ali. See http://www.palgrave-journals.com/fr/archive/2011_issues.html

Leurs, Koen & Ponzanesi, Sandra. (2011) "Mediated crossroads. Youthful digital diasporas". M/C Journal. Volume 14, issue 2. Available at: http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/viewArticle/324

Ünlüsoy, A., de Haan, M., Leander, K., & Völker, B. (2013). Learning Potential in Youth’s Online Networks: A Multilevel Approach. Computers & Education [available online] doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2013.06.007

Ünlüsoy, A., Haan, M. de, Leseman, P. & Kruistum, C. van (2010). Gender Differences in Adolescents’ Out-of-school Literacy Practices: A Multifaceted Literacy Approach. Computers and Education, 55(2), 742-751.

Ünlüsoy, A., Haan, M.J. de & Leander, K. (2010). Netwerken van jongeren als nieuwe leeromgeving. Pedagogiek, 30(1), 43-57.
See http://www.pedagogiek-online.nl/index.php/pedagogiek/article/view/393

Chuy, M., Scardamalia, M., Bereiter, C., Prinsen, F.R., Resendes, M., Messina, R., Hunsburger, W. & Teplovs, C. (2010). Understanding the nature of science and scientific progress: A theory-building approach. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 36(1), 1-21.

Book chapters

Haan, M. de (2011). Immigrant Learning. In K. Symms Gallagher, R.K.Goodyear, D.J.Brewer & R. Rueda (Eds.) Urban education: a model for leadership and policy (328-341). New York: Routledge.

Hirzalla, F. & Banaji, S. (2012). Young people’s online civic participation. In Z. Yan (ed.), Encyclopedia of cyber behaviour (volume III) (996-1009). Hershey: IGI Global

Leurs, K. (forthcoming 2013). Der Nutzung digitaler Medien Niederländische Jugendlicher mit Marokkanische Migrationshintergrund. In V. Dander, V. Gründhammer, D. Pfurtscheller, M. Rizzolli & H. Ortner (eds.), Medienräume: Materialität und Regionalität. Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press.

Leurs, K. & Ponzanesi, S. (forthcoming 2013). Intersectionality, digital identities and migrant youths. In C. Carter, L. Steiner & L. McLaughlin (Eds.), Routledge companion to media and gender. London: Routledge.

Leurs, K., Haan, M. de & Leander, K. (forthcoming 2013). Multi-geographical circuits of affectivity: locating YouTube viewing practices of migrant youths. In B. Aslinger & G. R. Halegoua (Eds.). Locating emerging media. New York: Routledge

Leurs, K. & Ponzanesi, S. (forthcoming 2013). In the name of religion: Postsecularism, postcolonialism and digital culture. In R. Braidotti, E. Midden, & B. Blaagaard. Post-secular Publics. Hampshire: Palgrave McMillan.

Leurs, Koen; Hirzalla, Fadi; Van Zoonen, Liesbeth (2012). Waar moslimjongeren hun eigen koers kunnen varen. In Zinzoekers op het web. (pp. 129-139). Vught: Skandalon.

Haan, M. de (2012) Immigrant Learning. In K. Symms Gallagher,R.K.Goodyear, D.J.Brewer & R.Rueda (Eds.) Urban education: a model for leadership and policy, New York: Routledge.

Leurs, Koen. (2012). "Migrant youth invading online spaces: intersectional performativity of self in socio-technological networks". In Gajalla, Radhika & Ju Oh, Yeon (Eds.), Where have all the cyberfeminists gone? (pp. 285-304). New York: Peter Lang.
See: http://www.amazon.com/Cyberfeminism-2-0-Radhika-Gajjala/dp/1433113589

Leurs, Koen & Ponzanesi, Sandra. (2012). "The performance of gender by migrant girls in Instant Messaging spaces". In Ross, Karen. (Ed), Handbook of Gender, Sexualities and the Media, (pp. 436-454). Hoboken,NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. See http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1444338544.html and http://www.amazon.com/Handbook-Gender-Media-Handbooks-Communication/dp/1444338544/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1329904572&sr=8-2

Leurs, Koen & Ponzanesi, Sandra. (2011). "Gendering the construction of Instant Messaging spaces". In Burcon, Sarah and Ames, Melissa (Eds.) Women and Language. Essays on Gendered Communication Across Media, (pp. 199-214). Jefferson, NC: McFarland press. See http://www.amazon.com/Women-Language-Essays-Gendered-Communication/dp/0786449446/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1329904621&sr=1-1

Ünlüsoy, A. Haan, M. de & Leander, K. (forthcoming 2013). Learning through network interaction: The potential of ego-networks. In Hodgson, V. McConnell, D, de Laat, M. Ryberg, T. (Eds.), Developing Theory, Design and Experience of Networked Learning. Springer.

Ponzanesi, S. (2011). Europe in Motion: Migrant Cinema and the Politics of Encounter. Social identities, vol. 17(n. 1), 73-92.

Ponzanesi, S. & Blaagaard, B. (2011). In the Name of Europe. Social identities, Vol. 17(1), 1-10.

Other refereed publications
Haan, M. de (2012). Culture and Learning. In J.A. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education (567-573).Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications) http://reader.eblib.com.proxy.library.uu.nl/

Haan, de M. (2012). Learning and Education in Migration Settings. In N. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (1776-1779). DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-1428-6, Heidelberg: Springer Science & Business Media, LLC. http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-1-4419-1428-6_674

Ünlüsoy, A., Haan, de M. & Leander, K. (2012). Learning through network interaction: the potential of ego-networks (373-380). In Hodgson, V., Jones, C., de Laat, M., McConnell, D., Ryberg, T. & Sloep, P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Networked Learning 2012. http://www.networkedlearningconference.org.uk/abstracts/pdf/unlusoy.

EU Deliverables
Midden, E. & Ponzanesi, S. (2013). Synthesis Report. Transnational Digital Networks, Migration and Gender. European Union Framework Programme 7 Mig@Net project Work Package 7: Thematic Report “Gender, Migration and Religious Practices Online.” http://www.mignetproject.eu/?p=561

Roggero, G., Grappi, G., Hatzoupolos, P., Priftis, T., Leurs, K. & Ponzanesi, S., (2012). Synthesis report. Transnational Digital Networks, Migration and Gender. European Union Framework Programme 7 Mig@Net project. Work Package 6: Thematic. Study on Knowledge and Education. http://www.mignetproject.eu/?cat=6.

Leurs, K., Ponzanesi, S. & Turenhout, R. (2012). National Report the Netherlands. Case study: Utrecht. Transnational Digital Networks, Migration and Gender. European Union Framework Programme 7 Mig@Net project. Work Package 6: Thematic Study on Knowledge and Education.

Midden, E. & Ponzanesi, S. (2012). National Report the Netherlands. Case study: Utrecht. Transnational Digital Networks, Migration and Gender. European Union Framework Programme 7 Mig@Net project. Work Package 7: Gender, Religions and Migration Practices Online.

Conference organized

‘Digital Crossroads: Media, Migration and Diaspora in a Transnational Perspective.’
28-30 June, 2012 Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
Opening Rector Magnificus Prof. dr. Bert van der Zwaan.
Invited Keynote speakers: Lisa Nakamura (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA); Lisbeth van Zoonen (Loughborough University, UK); Kristen Drotner (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark); Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University, USA); Eva Lam (University of Northwestern, USA); Shakuntala Banaji (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
For more info about speakers and papers, video of rector’s opening, keynotes lectures and pictures of the event please visit our website: http://www.digitalcrossroads.nl

Paper presentations and lectures at invited seminars (international)

Ünlüsoy, A. Haan, M. de & Leander, K. (August 2013) "Learning Experiences and Resources in Youths’ Networks: Ethno-Cultural Comparisons". European
Association for Research on Learning and Instruction. EARLI
, Munich, Germany.

Ponzanesi, S., Leurs, K. & Haan, M. de (2013). Digital Crossroads: Youth, Migration, Diasporas and Networked Learning. ICA, International Communication Association, London, June 17-22, 2013.

Leurs, K. (2013).“Feminist Research Praxis in Multicultural Settings”. Feminist Research Division (FSD) Session Feminist Interventions: Challenging Communication Research. International Communication Association (ICA). 17-21 June, 2013, London, United Kingdom.

Leurs, K. (2013). Ethnicity and Race in Communication (ERIC). Internation Communication Association (ICA). 17-21 June, 2013, London, United Kingdom.

Haan, M. de (2013, April 10 & 11). Keynote for the International Symposium ’Virtual learning sites’, Örebro University, Sweden.

Leurs, K. (2013). “Digital Passages.” Youth 2.0: Connecting, Sharing and Empowering” March 20-22, 2013. Antwerp University, Belgium.

Haan, M. de (2013). Learning and Networking in Migration: On Migrancy, Cultural Dynamics and Networked Forms of Learning. Lecture for International Program on Migration Studies UCLA February, 27, 2013, Los Angeles.

Ponzanesi, S. (2013). ‘Transit Europe: Liminal Spaces in European Migrant Cinema.’ Conference ‘Migration, Discrimination and Belonging Trans-national Spaces in Post-colonial Europe.’ Warwick University, Centre for Advanced Studies, 6 March 2013 (Keynote address)

Ponzanesi, S. (2013). ‘The Postcolonial Cultural Industry.’ Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, Wadham College, University of Oxford [Invited Speaker] 7 March 2013.

Leurs, K. (2013). ‘Technology as a Refugee. Digital media use among young asylum seekers.’ Digital Race Methods Workshop. London [Invited Speaker] 21 February 2013.

Ponzanesi, S. & Midden, E. (2013). Practising Religion Online: Rethinking Gender, Agency, and Generations Through Digital Media. Mig@Net ‘Transnational Digital Networks, Migration and Gender.’ International Conference Panteion University, Athens, 24-26 January, 2013.

Leurs, K. (2013). Lecture Interdisziplinäres Medienforum. January 17, 2013. University of Innsbruck, Austria. Invited Speaker.

Leurs, K. (2012). Lecture Zentrum für Interkulturelle Studien. May, 2012. Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany. Invited Speaker.

Ponzanesi, S. (2012). Postcolonial Cinema(s): Crossroads, Contaminations, Relations. Crossroads in Cultural Studies, 9th International Conference. Paris.

Prinsen, F. (2012). (Trans-) Local Social Support; What is shared and how? Presented at the Transnational Social Support Conference of the University of Hildesheim and the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, May 4/5th.

Haan, M. de (2012, April). Learning in Culturally heterogeneous Worlds: How Immigrant Parents Re-invent ‘education’. Paper presented at the AERA, Vancouver, Canada. (Invited session of the Social Justice Social Action Committee)

Leander, K. & Haan, M. de (2012, April) Networking Opportunities to learn and to become: Examining How Immigrant Youth in the Netherlands use New Media in the Production of Social Space. (AERA) Vancourver, Canada.

Ponzanesi, S., Leurs, K., Haan, M. de, Ünlüsoy, A. & Leander, K. (2010, March). The diasporic networks of migrant youth: learning and identity. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Atlanta, USA.

Haan, M. de (2012, June). Intercultureel Opvoeden (Intercultural Education). Lecture for Final conference of the project ‘Sjahbab van Nu’ (Youth of this time). Invitation by Stichting Attanmia, Rotterdam.

Leurs, K. (2011, 18-19 November), Space invaders? Internetworked identifications of young Moroccan-Dutch people. Antroprologen
Beroeps Vereniging (ABv) Congress 2011. Fort aan de Klop, Utrecht, the Netherlands. http://www.antropologen.nl/activiteiten/abv-congres-2011

Prinsen, F. (2011, November). 'Reading' their network, and 'Writing' one into being. LRA congress: Expanding Access, Knowledge and Participation. Jacksonville, Florida.

De Haan, M. & Leander, K. (2011, September). "Identity and learning in extended and heterogeneous spaces: A social network approach". ISCAR 2011, Rome, Italy.

Prinsen, F. (2011, September). Poster presentation: Lived in spaces and identity practics of migrant youth. Achieving a sense of belonging in Hybrid Social Networks. ISCAR 2011, Rome, Italy.

Unlusoy, A. (2011, September). Poster presentation: Youth Networks: Ethno-Cultural Diversity and Informal Learning Relations Online. ISCAR 2011, Rome, Italy.

Leurs, K & Ponzanesi, S. (2011, May 14) Mind the gaps: space invaders? Migrant youth online and the ‘internetworked’ experiences of transition. Media in Transition 7 conference. Comparative Media Studies. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA, United States. http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/mit7/

Leurs, K. (2011, March 17). “Vernacular spectacles? Dutch-Moroccan youth on YouTube”. Workshop Postcolonial Europe: Phantasmatic Spaces, Imagined Identities. Postcolonial Studies Initiative, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Leurs, K. (2011, March 11). “Vernacular spectacles? Dutch-Moroccan youth on YouTube”. Video Vortex Conference 6. Amsterdam Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, NL. http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/videovortex/6amsterdam

Leurs, K. (2011, February 11). “Community and voice: Dutch-Moroccan youth using online discussion boards”. NOV (Nederlandse
Onderzoeksschool Vrouwenstudies) National Research Day. Utrecht University, Netherlands.

Hirzalla, F. & Zoonen, E.A. (2010, oktober 15). Islam on the YouTube battlefield: Comedy vlogs and their responses. Utrecht, Contesting Religious Identities.

Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2010, juni 23). Mediated crossroads. Youthful digital diasporas. Ethnicity and Race In Communication, International Communication Association, Singapore, Matters of communication, Political, cultural & technological challenges, ICA.

Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2010, juni 24). Performing gender and ethnicity in socio-technological networks: The performance of gender by migrant girls in Instant Messaging spaces. Feminist Scholarship, International Communication Association, Singapore, Matters of communication, Political, cultural & technological challenges, ICA.

Ponzanesi, S., Leurs, K.H.A., Haan, M.J. de, Ünlüsoy, A. & Leander, K. (2010). The diasporic networks of migrant youth: learning and identity. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL): Atlanta, USA (2010, March 1).

Ünlüsoy, A., Haan, M.J. de & Leander, K. (2010). Youth Networks as New Learning Ecologies. Presentation for Moving Through Cultures of Learning. Paper presented at the EARLI SIG Meeting ‘Moving Through Cultures of Learning’: Utrecht, The Netherlands (2010, September 1).

Ponzanesi, S., Haan, M.J. de, Leander, K., Leurs, K.H.A. & Ünlüsoy, A. (2009). At Home in the Web. The diasporic networks of migrant youth: Learning and identity construction online. Paper presented at the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA): Utrecht, The Netherlands (2009, November 1).

Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2009, november 26). Hypertextual selves. Patterns of production and consumption of Dutch Moroccan youth on Hyves. Platform for Communication, Media, and Information (CMI) within the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Amsterdam., Participating in a mediated world

Ünlüsoy, A., Haan, M.J. de & Leander, K. (2009). Interfaces among New Media, learning and socialization and the migrant condition. KNAW Conference Participating in a mediated World: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2009, November 26).

Leurs, K.H.A. & Ponzanesi, S. (2009, november 26). Hypertextual Selves: Patterns of Production and Consumption of Dutch Moroccan Youth on Hyves. Amsterdam, KNAW conference ‘Participating in a Mediated World.

Research reports
We are happy to announce the online publication of two reports to disseminate findings of the large scale questionnaire that we carried out among 1403 youths in the Netherlands. Authors: Fadi Hirzalla, Mariëtte de Haan and Asli Ünlüsoy.

Summarizing white paper: download here (.pdf, 30 pp.)
Short version of the full research report. This text summarizes the findings of a survey that was conducted within the framework of the Wired Up project.

Full research report: download here (.pdf, 146 pp.)
This report contains a broad exploration of a survey that was conducted within the framework of the Wired Up project.