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Diggit Profiles

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The Editors
10/03/2020

In the Diggit Profiles, we engage in a conversation with junior and senior scholars whose work reflects and speaks to the issues we like to highlight on Diggit Magazine. We interview scholars from all over the world, inquiring into the issues they address in their work, the social relevance of their work, its public character and impact. The result is a series of interviews in which interviewees get ample space and time to talk about what is fundamental for them, and for us.

Betsy Rymes

Diggit profile: Betsy Rymes on citizen sociolinguistics

Interview
Jan Blommaert
11/03/2020

Betsy Rymes (UPenn GSE) talks about how she engaged with 'citizen sociolinguistics' and turned it into a new field of online-offline sociolinguistic research.

Mariam Duranni

Diggit profile: Mariam Durrani

Interview
Jan Blommaert
11/02/2020

Mariam Durrani addresses globalized sexism, racism and injustice in her academic work as well as through a variety of other channels and media.

Zhu Hua

Diggit profile: Zhu Hua

Interview
Jan Blommaert
09/01/2020

Global geopolitical and technological changes have deeply affected the identity work performed by young Chinese-heritage children in the UK and beyond. Zhu Hua highlights the complexities of these processes.

Rita Kothari

Diggit profile: Rita Kothari

Interview
Jan Blommaert
09/01/2020

Rita Kothari is one of India's most prominent translators and female public intellectuals. In this Diggit profile, she talks about her work and how it speaks to the complexities of contemporary India.