- İdil Galip
- Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh UK EH8 9NG
- +44 (0) 7732 425 410
- Research Interests
- Digital Sociology, Digital Social Research, Instagram, Entrepreneurship, Subcultures, Online Communities, New Media, Memes, Niche-Memes, Algorithmic Culture, Art Worlds, Content Creation, Reflexivity, Digital Folklore
Niche-Memes on Instagram
I am a PhD candidate and a tutor. I research niche-memes and niche-meme creators on Instagram.
You can learn more about my research methods here:
[As part of the Data, Culture and Society - Digital Social Science research cluster.]
Karakayali, Nedim, Kostem Burc and Galip, Idil. “Recommendation systems as technologies of the self: Algorithmic control and the formation of music taste”, Theory, Culture & Society. Volume: 35 issue: 2, page(s): 3-24. 2017.
Galip, Idil. "Book Review: Digital Sociologies", New Media & Society, 2019.
(upcoming) Presenter: "Digital patronage and countercultural entrepreneurs: Instagram’s niche-meme community"
ENDL-3: Unboxing AI: Understanding Artificial Intelligence - Graduate Colloquium.
Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Milan.
Presenter: "Sociological Observatory: Pandemic Futures in Edinburgh"
Design Informatics Webinar: "Susceptible, Infectious, Recovering: tracing responses to the novel coronavirus in the city".
July 16, 2020
A recording of the webinar can be accessed here.
Presenter: "Monetising Vulnerability: An exploration of Instagram's niche-memes and digital patronage"
British Sociological Association, Annual Conference.
2020 (cancelled due to covid-19).
Presenter: "The Memeing of Feminism: Humour on Instagram"
Co-chair: "Digital Research Ethics" Panel
University of Edinburgh, New Directions.
April 19, 2019.
Presenter: “Dangerous Words: Online Citizenship and Censorship in Turkey”
Bilkent University, POLS Talks Seminar Series.
December 5 2017, Ankara - Turkey.
"The History of Rummikub: Vignettes from my local shop" on Scottish BAME Writers Network
October 2, 2020
"The Ethnographic Gallery" on idilgalip.com
July 3, 2020
"Unprecedented" on the Edinburgh Decameron : Lockdown Sociology at Work
May 14, 2020
"East, West, Hodja" on So-Fi Zine: A sociological fiction publication, Edition #3, pg 32-34
from 2019/2020 - continuing
from 2018/2019 Semester 2 - continuing
Master of Science in Political Sociology
London School of Economics, UK. 2016-2017.
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Certificate in Philosophy
Bilkent University, Turkey. 2012-2016.