Project

The mediatisation of young people’s intimate sexualities: An inquiry into courtship, desire and sexuality as digital media-related practices.

Duration
01 October 2014 → 30 September 2020
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Social change
    • Communication sciences
    • Journalism and professional writing
    • Media studies
    • Other media and communications
Keywords
Mediatisation youth Sexualities gender audiences Media Culture intimacy Digital Media Ethnograhpy social media
 
Project description

This research project focuses on young people’s intimate sexualities related to the use of social media. The aim of this project is an (1) exploration of media cultures in society related to young people, intimate sexualities and social media, and (2) an inquiry of how these intimate media cultures may affect young people’s media-related practices.