Racism

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Otherness

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process of differentiation and demarcation, by which the line is drawn between ‟us” and ‟them” – between the more and the less powerful – and through which social distance is established and maintained (Lister 2004).

Orientalism

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Orientalism refers to a long tradition of Western representations of the Orient as exotic and 'non-coeval' with the West.

Coevalness

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The term coevalness refers to sharing the same timeframe. Much like 'medieval' refers to the middle ages, co-eval refers to a shared age.

Linguicism

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Linguicism is language discrimination or language racism, the discrimination of speakers of a certain language.
The terror attack on London's Westminster Bridge

Digital vigilantism, Islamophobia and an attack on London

Article
Nathalie Schabio
25/11/2022
13 minutes to read

After London's tragic terrorist attack in 2017, not the perpetrator but an innocent woman breaks news on social media. This article examines how digital vigilantism can distort the truth and unjustifiably punish its victims.

Digital Vigilantism: Justice for a Syrian Refugee Family

Paper
Noa Reijnen
19/05/2021
10 minutes to read

A story about a Syrian refugee family being terrorized by their neighbors went viral on social media, and people demanded justice for the family. This digital vigilantism case will be analyzed in this paper.

The politics of Karen memes

Paper
Pleun Kersten
17/05/2021
10 minutes to read

This article analyzes the 'karen' meme, and how it has evolved as a critique of white supremacy. 

A young woman with a sign at the Cincinnati #BlackLivesMatter public demonstration protest.

Black Lives Matter: Protesting in the hybrid media system

Paper
Rebecca de Jongh
14/05/2021
13 minutes to read

This paper analyses how the hybrid media system benefited BLM-protesters in summer 2020 following the death of George Floyd. People worldwide joined together to show their support for the cause, utilising social media to stay in touch.

neo racism and banal nationalism of the AFD

How the AFD tries to divide Germany

Article
Nathalie Schabio
13/02/2021
12 minutes to read

Germany is in a fight against racism since the second world war. However, the increasing popularity of the right party AFD is challenging the goal of achieving equality. Neo-racism and banal nationalism aggravate the political and social climate.