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Social Media and Human Rights


Easter Term 2015

Cecilia Mascolo 

Research with geo-social network data

June 11th


Noortje Marres 

Doing social research with social media: the question of participation 

June 2nd


David Stillwell

Facebook as a Research Tool for the Social Sciences

May 19th


Desislava Hristova

Multiplex Network Approach to the Analysis of (Offline and Online) Social Ties

April 23rd

For Oliver Marsh's response, click here.


Lent Term 2015 

Big Data and Fine Details: The Importance of Qualitative Approaches in the Study of Social Media and Political Phenomena

March 5th

For Beth Singler's response, click here.


Annual keynote: Christian Fuchs

OccupyMedia! Social Media in Times of Capitalist Crisis and Political Change

February 2nd

For Marta Poslad's response, click here.


Urban Social Media Demographics

January 23rd


Michaelmas Term 2014

@ is for Activism and Beyond

November 13th

For Richard Dent's response, click here.

Human Experience & Design Group, Microsoft Research

October 22nd


About this website

This is the website for Ella McPherson's work related to her 2014-17 ESRC-funded research project, Social Media, Human Rights NGOs, and the Potential for Governmental Accountability.