Lost Melbourne: A Digital Ethnography of a Facebook Local History Group

Stefan Schutt, Marsha Berry and Lisa Cianci Victoria University, RMIT University Abstract Places and historical artefacts are being reimagined through social media on a daily and routine basis. Using an approach drawn from digital ethnography we analyse a 24-hour snapshot of the ‘Lost Melbourne’ Facebook community from an insider’s perspective. Lost Melbourne generates new perspectives on local history on a […]

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Global Ethnographic is a new online magazine-journal designed to popularize and disseminate anthropological perspectives. Engaging articles, photographic exhibitions, films and features provide the general reader with new ways of interpreting current issues, topics, human relationships and own and other identities. We bring together an exciting range of contributions from anthropologists and social/behavioral scientists on a range of topics. Collecting ethnographic […]

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