December 30, 2020

Tu Sei*

Memories from Rwanda or Reflections on a Year of Research Staring at some pictures I took in Rwanda almost a decade ago, now hanging on the […]
November 23, 2020

Research O’ Clock

This post is dedicated to our Mondays that made us return to the classroom environment as students or actually as observant students. And it’s absolutely amazing, […]
November 13, 2020

Creating Media Stimuli for Research

The end of October found me in a state of removing all my personal stuff (once again) from the office – files, notes, books, plants – […]
October 2, 2020

Linking media content to media effects research

We are now writing the report from the first phase of the project on media representations of immigration and asylum issues. We will soonish be able […]
May 4, 2020

Coding the News

Media content analysis is a multistep “sense-making” approach. To make sense of news content (news reports, stories, articles, opinion pieces), media researchers develop codes or coding […]
March 31, 2020

MediaRefugees in ECREA 2021

We are happy to announce that our submission, under the title “Media representations of immigrants and refugees and their effects on people’s perceptions and attitudes”, has been […]
March 18, 2020

Doing research doing Covid-19 or ‘Mom, what is structural violence?’

So, you work on this research project that you have been planning for years. A project that you have dreamt about. You managed to get funding […]
March 1, 2020

1st of March in Lesvos

March found me on the island of Lesvos that became synonymous with the refugee and immigration crisis. In recent years, my ties with this place have […]
February 24, 2020


We are all set to begin. A detailed timeline is established, literature review is in progress and we are all excited about getting started. During these […]
February 19, 2020

“At the other end of the spectrum”

The truth is that the news about the immigration and refugee issue has always caught my attention, whenever I came across it in print, electronic or […]