Emma Veikou is a sociologist and an ethnographer. Her research interests are interdisciplinary in the broader field of migration studies, specializing in decolonial approaches in the context of citizenship, digital technology, governance and participation. Her work examines the ways in which digital technology articulate questions of social justice and equality in the public sphere and in goevernance. This year (2022-2023) she is working as an Urban Citizen Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS), one of the institutes of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), on a project on Race, Citizenship and Categorisations in the Dutch digital sphere, in collaboration with the Municipality of Amsterdam. She was the PI of VSNU-funded project on Citizenship, Democracy, Diversity and the Digital Society (2019-2022), and a project partner in an EU's DG Justice, 'Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme' project on race, Hate Speech and Populist 'Othering' through the racism, age and gender looking glass (RAGE). She is currently working on an edited volume with title: ‘The Race to Digitalisation : Between Techno-Colonialism and Techno Inclusivity’, (co-edited with Eugenia Siapera, under contract with Palgrave).
Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Editorial Board Member
Dec, 2023 - Current
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