The Role of Cyberspace and Social Networks on Migration

DEPT/SUBJECT AREA - Media and Communications

SUPERVISOR(S) - Dr Leighton Evans and Dr Joanna Rydzewska

RESEARCH DEGREE (PhD)

THESIS TITLE - Exploring the Role of Cyberspace and Social Networks on Migration; The case of Poles in the UK


SYNOPSIS

This study seeks to find out how cyberspace and social networks influence migration, aiming to explain the depth of migrant social networks and how they impact on migration. Drawing upon the case of Polish migrants in the UK, I will attempt to investigate how transnational and local migrant social networks operate in influencing decisions to migrate and maintaining settlement.


FUNDING

Norwegian Loan Education Fund (Lånekassen)