Virtual Diasporas Commissioned Authors

v i r t u a l  d i a s p o r a s  and global problem solving project Commissioned Authors  Karim H. Karim Carleton University Karim H. Karim is an Assistant Professor in Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication. He has previously worked as Senior Researcher in the International Comparative Research […]

Virtual Diasporas

v i r t u a l  d i a s p o r a s and global problem solving project  •Virtual Diasporas •Background •Workshop •Report •Authors •Papers Global diaspora communities are an increasingly important actor in international conflict and cooperation. Today information communication technologies bind transnational diaspora communities with their homeland, facilitate new and […]

Virtual Diasporas – Papers

Commissioned Papers   Name Affiliation  Paper Title Phineas Baxandall Harvard University “Good Capital, Bad Capital: Dangers and Development in Digital Diasporas” Karim H. Karim Carleton University “Diasporic Communication in the Contexts of International Conflict and Cooperation.” Michel Laguerre MIT/UC Berkeley “Virtual Diasporas and National Security” Vinay Lal UCLA “Terrorism, Virtual Diasporas, and the Internet” Hala […]

Visual Diasporas Background

As we begin to understand the emerging post-September 11th world order, it becomes clearer that global networks of ethnic communities, linked together by information technologies, will play an increasingly important role in international conflict and cooperation. In the last twenty years, globalization and the information revolution have combined to produce transnational connections that differ in […]

Virtual Diasporas – Workshop

On April 25 2002, in partnership with the World Affairs Council, the “Virtual Diasporas in Global Problem Solving” Project convened an international assembly of key academic, government, diaspora organization, and NGO representatives to initiate a focused dialogue integrating the results of this research. Utilizing scenario methodologies, participants will build a set of alternative geopolitical scenarios […]

Migration, Assimilation and Diaspora: Positive Sum Solutions are Possible.

v i r t u a l  d i a s p o r a s and global problem solving project papers   Migration, Assimilation and Diaspora: Positive Sum Solutions are Possible. (Op-ed) Robert Smith The US and Mexico are slowly returning to negotiate new agreements on central issues in this most crucial bi-partisan relationship, […]

Visual Diaspora: Palestinian Diaspora narrating the lost Home

v i r t u a l  d i a s p o r a s and global problem solving project papers   Visual Diaspora: Palestinian Diaspora narrating the lost Home Hala Nassar Abstract: The 21st century is characterised by unprecedented human mobility. The number of refugees and emigrants, for example, has dramatically risen over the past several […]