Religious and/or National Identities in Social Media Activism of Young Muslims in the Netherlands

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This presentation focusses on how Muslims in the Netherlands engage in hashtag activism against the backdrop of increased nativism and religious-secular identification of ‘the West’ and its others. Through an analysis of a variety of national and international campaigns (#NotinMyName, #nietmijnislam and the #MuslimApologies campaign), this paper highlights how online activism struggles to overcome dominant public discourse on Islam and its purported incompatibility with the West.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2019

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