Iris Beau Segers

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Media and Communication
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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken 0349 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1093 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities (Student) Department of Education (Student)

Academic interests

Social media, right-wing politics, ICTs, participatory democracy, international development, women’s rights activism, social movements, feminist media studies


Iris Segers is a Dutch academic who holds a BSc in International Communication in Media and an MSc in Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts, both acquired at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL). She has also followed various courses at Cardiff University (UK) and Linköping University (SE), and has previously worked as a freelance journalist for several publications.  


Awarded a conference fee waiver at the 2016 ICA conference in Fukuoka, as one of the best student papers presented at the Feminist Scholarship Division.

Positions held

2015-2016 – Lecturer International Bachelor in Communication and Media – Erasmus University Rotterdam


Tags: right-wing politics, Political communication, media technology, Democracy and freedom of expression in the media, immigration, Social media


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Published Oct. 31, 2016 10:02 AM - Last modified Aug. 15, 2017 11:09 AM