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Eugenia Siapera

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Biography

Eugenia Siapera holds a BSc in Social Psychology and an MSc in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics, and a PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute. She has had research and teaching positions at the University of Amsterdam (NL), Anglia Ruskin (UK), University of Leicester (UK) and Aristotle University (Greece). She is currently the Deputy Director of the Institute for Future Media and Journalism and the Chair of the MA Social Media Communications. 

Research Interests

Social Media, Journalism, Political Theory, Multiculturalism, Cultural Diversity and Media,

Contract Researchers

  Researcher Name Project Role Funding Body
Paloma Viejo Otero Race-related Hate Speech in Online Environments PhD Student
Grace McDermott News professionals, identity, and news from the Middle East PhD Student
Seamus Farrell A political economy of radical journalism PhD Student
Niamh Kirk Irish Diasporic News Media PhD Student

Current Postgraduate Students

  Student Degree Type Supervision Type
Viejo Otero , Paloma PhD Supervisor
Teeling , Lauren PhD-track Co-supervisor
Doyle , Kevin PhD-track Co-supervisor
Fincham , Kelly PhD Co-supervisor
Kirk , Niamh PhD Supervisor
Mc Dermott , Grace PhD Supervisor
Farrell , Seamus PhD-track Supervisor
Alaa Abdel Mohty , May PhD-track Supervisor

Books

  Year Publication
2011 Understanding New Media.
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2011) Understanding New Media. : Sage. [Details]
2010 Cultural Diversity and Global Media: The Mediation of Difference.
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2010) Cultural Diversity and Global Media: The Mediation of Difference. : Wiley. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 'Digital News Media and Ethnic Minorities'
Siapera, E. (2016) 'Digital News Media and Ethnic Minorities' In: Witschge, T., Anderson, C. W., Domingo, D., and Hermida, A (eds). The Sage Handbook of Digital Journalism. London and Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. [Details]
2015 'Journalism's Dilemmas: Internet Challenges for Professional Development and Sustainability'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2015) 'Journalism's Dilemmas: Internet Challenges for Professional Development and Sustainability' In: Journalism at risk. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. [Details]
2015 'Rethinking belonging in the era of social media: Migration and presence'
Veikou M.;Siapera E. (2015) 'Rethinking belonging in the era of social media: Migration and presence' In: Crossroads in New Media, Identity and Law: The Shape of Diversity to Come. [DOI] [Details]
2012 'Introduction: An Evolutionary Perspective on Online Journalism'
Dr Eugenia Siapera and Andreas Veglis (2012) 'Introduction: An Evolutionary Perspective on Online Journalism' In: Malden, MA: Wiley. [Details]
2012 'New forms of Journalism and Politics'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2012) 'New forms of Journalism and Politics' In: Malden, MA: Wiley. [Details]
2012 'The Field of Online Journalism: A Bourdieusian Exploration'
Dr Eugenia Siapera and Lia Spyridou (2012) 'The Field of Online Journalism: A Bourdieusian Exploration' In: Malden, MA: Wiley. [Details]
2009 'Theorizing the Muslim Blogosphere'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2009) 'Theorizing the Muslim Blogosphere' In: NY: Peter Lang. [Details]
2007 'Multicultural Radical Democracy and Online Islam'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2007) 'Multicultural Radical Democracy and Online Islam' In: Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2007 'Introduction: Tracing Radical Democracy and the Internet'
Dahlberg Lincoln and Eugenia Siapera (2007) 'Introduction: Tracing Radical Democracy and the Internet' In: Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2007 'Transnational Islam and the Internet'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2007) 'Transnational Islam and the Internet' In: Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2005 'Greece: Identical Contents, Low Internet Diffusion'
Dimitrakopoulou d., and Siapera E. (2005) 'Greece: Identical Contents, Low Internet Diffusion' In: Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis. [Details]
2004 'Asylum Politics in Cyberspace'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2004) 'Asylum Politics in Cyberspace' In: Amsterdam/NY: Rodopi. [Details]
2004 'Between Europe and the Nation State: EU Correspondents in Brussels'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2004) 'Between Europe and the Nation State: EU Correspondents in Brussels' In: Boulder, Co: Rowman and Littlefield. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2012 The Handbook of Global Online Journalism
Siapera, E. and Veglis, A (Ed.). (2012) The Handbook of Global Online Journalism Malden, MA: Wiley. [Details]
2007 Radical Democracy and the Internet
Dahlberg, L. and Siapera E (Ed.). (2007) Radical Democracy and the Internet Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2004 At the Interface: Continuity and Transformation in Culture and Politics
Hands, J. and Siapera, E (Ed.). (2004) At the Interface: Continuity and Transformation in Culture and Politics Amsterdam and NY: Rodopi. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'ENTREPRENEURIALISM OR COOPERATIVISM? An exploration of cooperative journalistic enterprises'
Siapera, E;Papadopoulou, L (2016) 'ENTREPRENEURIALISM OR COOPERATIVISM? An exploration of cooperative journalistic enterprises'. JOURNALISM PRACTICE, 10 :178-195 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Entrepreneurialism or Cooperativism? An exploration of cooperative journalistic enterprises'
Siapera, E. and Papadopoulou, L. (2016) 'Entrepreneurialism or Cooperativism? An exploration of cooperative journalistic enterprises'. JOURNALISM PRACTICE, 10 (2):178-195 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Post-Crisis Journalism Critique and renewal in Greek journalism'
Siapera, E;Papadopoulou, L;Archontakis, F (2015) 'Post-Crisis Journalism Critique and renewal in Greek journalism'. Journalism Studies, 16 :449-465 [DOI] [Details]
2015 '#GazaUnderAttack: Twitter, Palestine and Diffused War'
Dr Eugenia Siapera, Graham Hunt and Theo Lynn (2015) '#GazaUnderAttack: Twitter, Palestine and Diffused War'. INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION & SOCIETY, 18 :1297-1319 [DOI] [Details]
2015 '#GazaUnderAttack: Twitter, Palestine and diffused war'
Siapera E.;Hunt G.;Lynn T. (2015) '#GazaUnderAttack: Twitter, Palestine and diffused war'. Information Communication and Society, 18 (11):1297-1319 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Tweeting #Palestine: Twitter and the mediation of Palestine'
Siapera E. (2014) 'Tweeting #Palestine: Twitter and the mediation of Palestine'. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 17 (6):539-555 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Post Crisis Journalism: Critique and Renewal in Greek Journalism'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (co-authors: Lambrini Papadopoulou and Fragiskos Archontakis) (2014) 'Post Crisis Journalism: Critique and Renewal in Greek Journalism'. JOURNALISM STUDIES, [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Tweeting #Palestine: Twitter and the mediation of Palestine'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2013) 'Tweeting #Palestine: Twitter and the mediation of Palestine'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES (ONLINE), [Details]
2013 'Platform Infomediation and the Future of Journalism’'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2013) 'Platform Infomediation and the Future of Journalism’'. CULTURE MACHINE, 14 [Details]
2013 'Social Media Affordances and Migrant Political Practices'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (co-author, Mariangela Veikou) (2013) 'Social Media Affordances and Migrant Political Practices'. 12 :100-119 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Bridge Bloggers in the Middle East'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2011) 'Bridge Bloggers in the Middle East'. ORIENTE MODERNO (PRINT), XCI :41-60 [Details]
2010 'Networked Palestine. Exploring Power in Online Palestinian Networks'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2010) 'Networked Palestine. Exploring Power in Online Palestinian Networks'. ORIENT, I [Details]
2008 'The Subject of Political Blogs'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2008) 'The Subject of Political Blogs'. INFORMATION POLITY, 13 :97-110 [Details]
2007 'Mediatised Emotion'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2007) 'Mediatised Emotion'. ESTUDOS EM COMUNICACAO, 1 :43-68 [Details]
2006 'Multiculturalism Online: The Internet and the dilemmas of multicultural politics'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2006) 'Multiculturalism Online: The Internet and the dilemmas of multicultural politics'. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES, 9 :5-24 [DOI] [Details]
2006 'Multiculturalism, Progressive Politics and British Islam Online’'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2006) 'Multiculturalism, Progressive Politics and British Islam Online’'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDIA AND CULTURAL POLITICS (PRINT), 2 :331-346 [Details]
2005 'Minority Activism on the Web: Between Deliberation and Multiculturalism'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2005) 'Minority Activism on the Web: Between Deliberation and Multiculturalism'. JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 31 :499-519 [Details]
2004 'Asylum Politics, the Internet and the Public Sphere'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2004) 'Asylum Politics, the Internet and the Public Sphere'. JAVNOST-THE PUBLIC, 11 :79-100 [Details]
2004 'From couch potatoes to cybernauts? The expanding notion of the audience in TV web sites'
Dr Eugenia Siapera (2004) 'From couch potatoes to cybernauts? The expanding notion of the audience in TV web sites'. NEW MEDIA AND SOCIETY, 6 :155-172 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2016 AoIR,
Siapera E., and Viejo Otero, P. (2016) Hate speech and social media platforms. [International Refereed Conference], AoIR, Humboldt University, Berlin [Details]
2016 AoIR,
Siapera E., Moses Boudourides, Sergios Lenis and Jane Suiter (2016) Refugees and Affective publics on Twitter. [International Refereed Conference], AoIR, Humboldt University, Berlin [Details]
2014 Rethinking Journalism II The Societal Role & Relevance of Journalism in a Digital Age,
Siapera E. and Papadopoulou, L. (2014) Reclaiming Journalism. Radical journalism in a post-democratic context. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Rethinking Journalism II The Societal Role & Relevance of Journalism in a Digital Age, Groningen, NL , 23-JAN-14 - 24-JAN-14 [Details]
2014 Information Influx, University of Amsterdam,
Siapera, E. (2014) Building a Safety Net for Journalists?. [Speech], Information Influx, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam , 02-JUL-14 - 04-JUL-14 [Details]
2014 Streets to Screens Symposium, Goldsmiths College,
Siapera, E. (2014) Infograohics, Data and Propaganda in #GazaUnderAttack. [Speech], Streets to Screens Symposium, Goldsmiths College, London , 07-NOV-14 - 07-NOV-14 [Details]
2013 ICA Annual Conference,
Siapera, e. (2013) Tweeting Palestine. [Conference Organising Committee Member], ICA Annual Conference, London , 17-JUN-13 - 21-JUN-13 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2015 Building a Safety Net for Journalists.
Siapera, E. (2015) Building a Safety Net for Journalists. Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, Italy. [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2016 Post-racial mystique: media and race in the twenty-first century.
Siapera, E (2016) Post-racial mystique: media and race in the twenty-first century. ABINGDON: Book Review [DOI] [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
AoIR Member 27-SEP-16 /
ECREA Diasporas Media and Migration Section Vice Chair 01-NOV-06 / 31-OCT-09
IAMCR Member 01-JUN-13 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University of Leicester Lecturer 01-JAN-06 / 01-SEP-08
University of Amsterdam Post Doctoral Research Fellow 01-NOV-01 / 31-OCT-03
Aristotle University Lecturer 01-JAN-09 / 31-DEC-12
Anglia Ruskin University Lecturer 01-JAN-05 / 31-DEC-05
DCU Lecturer 01-JAN-13 / 31-DEC-99

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1995 London School of Economics B.Sc.
2002 European University Institute Doctor of Philosophy
1987 University College DUblin Ph.D.
1996 London School of Economics M.Sc.

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2016 Communication, Media & Cultural Diversity CM391Communication, Media & Cultural Diversity
2016 Dissertation / Major Project (by practice) CM5006Dissertation / Major Project (by practice)
2016 Social Media:Structures,Practices&Application CM5003Social Media:Structures,Practices&Application
2016 Social Media:Structures,Practices&Application CM5011Social Media:Structures,Practices&Application
2016 Journalism in the Hybrid Media System CM398Journalism in the Hybrid Media System
2016 Description of 2016_CM219 CM219Subject of 2016_CM219
2016 Media Audiences and Consumption CM536Media Audiences and Consumption
2016 Understanding Social Media CM5002Understanding Social Media

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