Oksana Morgunova is Project Co-ordinator at the International Migration and Gender Studies Institute (Brussels). She has been leading an interdisciplinary research on post-Soviet migration and the internet since 2002. She has also worked as a researcher on the projects ‘Russian Presence in Britain’, MIGNET EU Project, and E-Diasporas. She holds a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and has been awarded honorary status at the University of Glasgow. Oksana frequently publishes on Russian migration and its cultural legacy in Britain. Originally from Moscow, she worked as an international journalist before embarking on her academic career, and continues to contribute to British and Russian media as an expert on migration and the Russian-language internet.
The article dwells on post-Soviet migrants’ internet communications in the UK and places them within the context of contemporary Russian Diaspora debates. It argues that digital developments, community building and … Read More