Iris Beau Segers

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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Mobilization, immigration, right-wing politics, participatory democracy, international development, gender studies, social movements

Background

Dr. Iris Beau Segers holds a PhD in Media and Communication, acquired at the University of Oslo. She also has 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.  

Her PhD project focuses on anti-asylum seeker centre protests in the Netherlands. In her study, she incorporates ethnographic fieldwork, social media data and mainstream media data into one holistic ethnographic discourse analysis of anti-asylum seeker centre protests in the city of Rotterdam. 

 

Awards

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

2020-2021 - Lecturer at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo

2015-2016, 2017, 2020-2021 – Lecturer at the Department of Media and Communication – Erasmus University Rotterdam

2016-2020 - PhD candidate at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo

 

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

Publications

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  • Segers, Iris Beau (2020). ‘Not in my backyard’: A story-based local approach to anti-asylum-seekers’ centre mobilization in the Netherlands. Show summary

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Published Oct. 31, 2016 10:02 AM - Last modified Feb. 12, 2021 3:38 PM