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Valentina Gueorguieva
Department of Cultural Studies
University of Sofia
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media anthropology, youth cultures, digital memories of socialism

Youth cultures and their use of digital media. Ongoing research: an ethnography of subcultural forums and discussion groups. I focus on the forums of metalheads and alternative styles (punks, oye, ska) in Bulgarian language.

Digital memories of socialism. Digitized images or videos can be interpreted as first person narratives of the past. They could also be accompanied by such narratives, or present different ways of appropriating socialist legacy online or offline.

Currently teaching the following courses:

Anthropologie des medias (in French)

Social Capital, Virtual Communities and Internet Activism (in English)

Cultural Theory (in Bulgarian)

Understanding Everyday Life (in Bulgarian)

2010 "Subcultures as Virtual Communities", Seminar BG [open access journal for cultural studies], no.3: Youth (sub)cultures,

2009 "New Media and Old Forms of Resistance: The protest from January 14th, 2009, in the interpretation of participants" (in Bulgarian), Seminar_BG, vol 1: The New Geometry of the Social

"Digital Memories" conference, Prague, 14-17 March 2011

The 14th International "Culture & Power" Conference: Identity and Identification, Ciudad Real, Spain, 22-24 April 2010

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