Fran Meissner at Babylon is Burning

Fran Meissner on the datafication and marketization of migration - Babylon is Burning

Video
The Editors
20/01/2020

In this episode of Babylon is Burning, dr. Fran Meissner from Leiden University talks about the data that is being gathered about migrants, migration and migration flows. 

In this episode of Babylon is Burning, dr. Fran Meissner from Leiden University talks about the data that is being gathered about migrants, migration and migration flows. 

female armpit hair, normativity, foucault, body politics, discrimination,

Gabriela de la Vega on Female Armpit Hair - Babylon is Burning

Video
The Editors
17/11/2019

Visible Female armpit hair stirs emotions and feeds online hypes and debates.  Gabriela de la Vega started her research into female armpit hair by questioning the normality of 'shaving body hair' as a woman. 

Dating apps can help people to meet other people with similar sexual preferences. But there are also some issues with these types of online platforms. In this episode of Babylon is Burning, Sander de Ridder explains why 'sexual politics' is such an important topic. 

ico maly, algorithmic activism, algorithmic populism, algorithmic culture

Ico Maly on algorithmic populism in Babylon's Burning

Video
The Editors
20/06/2019

Babylon is Burning has invited Ico Maly (Tilburg University) in the studio to talk about what he calls 'algorithmic populism' and activism in the digital age. How has digitalization affected politics and activism? 

In this video Ralf de Wolf discusses the ways in which we need privacy in order to have a well functioning democracy, and the ways in which our privacy and our society are being threatened by a misuse of new technologies.

online dating, dating, Alex Schouten, Mariek van den Abeele

Online dating with Babylon is Burning and Alex Schouten

Video
The Editors
23/05/2019

What are the do's and don't's of online dating? Diggit Magazine invited Alex Schouten in the studio of Babylon is Burning to give you scientific insight in the world of online dating. 

In the second episode of Babylon's Burning, we talk with Chrissy Cook (Tilburg University) on her research on trolls and trolling. Chrissy has spent the last four years of her life dedicated to studying this phenomenon.

Dr. Linnet Taylor

Dr. Linnet Taylor on data justice

Video
The Editors
13/03/2019

Would you like to live in a world with perfect discrimination? Probably not. That's why thinking and talking about data justice is important. Dr. Linnet Taylor from Tilburg University explains.