Dr. Miyase Christensen is Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Stockholm University and Guest Professor at the Division of Philosophy and History of Technology, Science and Environment — Department of Philosophy and History, KTH the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Christensen is Director of the Leading Research Environment in Global Media Studies and Politics of Mediated Communication, Stockholm University. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture; and, Associate Editor of the Annals of the International Communication. Christensen’s research is interdisciplinary in nature and comprises interlinked areas such as social theory perspectives on globalization processes and social change; environment and the media; and politics of popular communication.
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Monday, August 07, 2017
The Thawing Arctic Beyond Flags
Something remarkable happened in the Arctic ten years ago. On August 2 2007, two small submarines planted a titanium Russian flag on the seabed of the North Pole. First met with ridicule and scorn, the image of the flag and the accompanying story quickly became a symbol of a new geopolitical race...