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Moving forward – left behind: asynchrone experiences: The use of mobile media technologies when young people leave.

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In Greenland, many young people are forced to move far away from home to get an education. They leave behind family, friends, and familiar surroundings. While some enjoy life far away from their parents, others suffer severe homesickness; their families are, physically, far away but can be reached via different kinds of materialities (including mobile media technologies, e.g. Skype and FaceTime). The chapter is an analysis of the asynchrone experience of living with the triangle of education, mobility and domestication. It is also a methodological attempt to intertwine the material, sensory impressions and atmospheres that arise, which can be captured in film with the reflections of written language.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterial mobilities
EditorsOle B Jensen, Ida Sofie Gøtzsche Lange, Claus Lassen
Place of publicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Publication year5 Nov 2019
Pages101-117
Chapter6
ISBN (print)9780429198496
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Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2019
SeriesChanging Mobilities

    Research areas

  • Young people, education, mobility, Greenland, asynchronicity, methodology, ethnogra-phy, visual anthropology., Greenland, Dwelling, home

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