Watch the virtual launch event for “Digital Selves”

In November 2021, the authors and editors of a special issue of the journal Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media gathered online for a panel hosted by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University. A recording of the panel discussion is available on YouTube, and embedded below.

The issue, “Digital Selves: Embodiment and Subjectivity in New Media Cultures in Eastern Europe and Eurasia,” is available in open access at It has been a pleasure to get to know the emerging scholars who contributed to this special issue as co-editor.

Embedded YouTube video with captions, recorded Zoom panel.