Scholars Lilie Chouliaraki and Myria Georgiou join KC and Jamil to discuss their new book: The Digital Border: Migration, Technology, Power. Learn how digital technologies impact the experiences of migration and its depictions in the media, in particular the 2015 European migration “crisis” and the current war in Ukraine.
Lilie Chouliaraki is Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics, where she also serves as the department’s Doctoral Program Director. She is the author of several books, including The Spectatorship of Suffering and The Ironic Spectator, Solidarity in the Age of Post-Humanitarianism and co-editor of The Routledge Handbook of Humanitarian Communication.
Myria Georgiou is Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics, where she also serves as Research Director. She is the author, editor, and co-editor of five books, including Diaspora, Identity and the Media; Media and the City: Cosmopolitanism and Difference; and the Sage Handbook of Media and Migration.