Iris Beau Segers

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Besøksadresse Forskningsparken II Gaustadalléen 21 0349 Oslo
Postadresse Postboks 1093 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

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


Iris Segers is a Dutch PhD candidate 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.  

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. 

Within the Department of Media and Communication, she is a member of the POLKOM group. She is also an affiliate PhD candidate at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo.



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, 2017, 2020 – Lecturer International BSc in Communication and Media – Erasmus University Rotterdam


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Publisert 31. okt. 2016 10:01 - Sist endret 16. apr. 2020 10:40