Australian Diaspora Cultures on TikTok

Principal Investigators: Crystal Abidin & Denise Woods Funder: School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Curtin University. Progress: November 2020-Ongoing Abstract: This project is a pilot research activity to build collaboration between Internet Studies (Abidin) and Mass Communications (Woods) to bring together two budding strengths of MCASI, on Influencer Culture studies and Asian-Australia studies,Continue reading “Australian Diaspora Cultures on TikTok”

Covid-19 Messaging and Youth Engagements On TikTok

Principal Investigator: Crystal Abidin Funder: SSRC Rapid-Response Grants on Covid-19 and the Social Sciences & Wenner-Gren Foundation Progress: October 2020-ongoing Abstract: This is a six-month-long intensive ethnographic project investigating how young people are engaging with Covid-19 related messages on the short video app TikTok. It aims to uncover the types of Covid-19 related contents thatContinue reading “Covid-19 Messaging and Youth Engagements On TikTok”