Dr Greti-Iulia Ivana

  • Lecturer in Digital Society (Sociology)

Biography

Dr. Greti-Iulia Ivana is a lecturer within the Sociology Subject Area at the University of Glasgow. She is the incoming PhD convenor for Sociology and she convenes the Digital Society MSc .

A relational sociologist, Dr. Ivana is the author of the book Social Ties in Online Networking (Palgrave 2018), which looks at the links between non-copresence, online communication and bond formation/maintenance.

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Some of the main themes in Dr. Ivana's previous work are: negotiations of norms and boundaries in personal ties, physical and relational distance, virtual experiences of togetherness and digitally mediated meaning making. Some of her research has also focused on intra-european migration, highly skilled work, transnational work-life systems and the digitalisation of geographically distant bonds.

Previously, Dr. Ivana was a based at the Department of Sociology in Uppsala University. She holds a PhD with the highest distinction in Information and Knowledge Society from the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3-UOC) in Barcelona. 

Research interests

Some of my main areas of interest are:

  • social theory (especially social ontology and phenomenology);
  • sociological biographies;
  • highly skilled migration;
  • the sociology of knowledge;
  • embodiment and affectivity;
  • the digitalisation of choice;
  • risk and calculation;
  • social media research ethics.

Publications

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2020

Ivana, G.-I. (2020) Impressions and affective practice: bringing unity to Bourdieu’s habitus. Emotions and Society, 2(2), pp. 121-137. (doi: 10.1332/263169020X15994723622263)

Ivana, G.-I. (2020) Work-life balance for transnational skilled workers in Sweden. Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation, 14(2), pp. 64-80. (doi: 10.13169/workorgalaboglob.14.2.0064)

2018

Ivana, G.-I. (2018) Social Ties in Online Networking. Series: Palgrave studies in relational sociology. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 9783319715940 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-71595-7)

2017

Ivana, G.-I. (2017) The dimension of normativity in informal social relations. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Sociologia, 62(2), pp. 99-117. (doi: 10.1515/subbs-2017-0013)

Ivana, G.-I. (2017) Fake it till you make it: imagined social capital. Sociological Review, 65(1), pp. 52-66. (doi: 10.1111/1467-954X.12368)

2016

Ivana, G.-I. (2016) Joost Beuving and Geert de Vries, Doing Qualitative Research: The Craft of Naturalistic Inquiry. Qualitative Research, 16(6), pp. 741-742. (doi: 10.1177/1468794115618005)[Book Review]

Ivana, G.-I. (2016) Present contemporaries and absent consociates: rethinking Schütz's “We relation” beyond copresence. Human Studies, 39(4), pp. 513-531. (doi: 10.1007/s10746-016-9381-9)

Ivana, G.-I. (2016) Face and the dynamics of its construction: a relational and multilayered perspective. Symbolic Interaction, 39(1), pp. 106-125. (doi: 10.1002/symb.209)

2015

Ivana, G.-I. (2015) Nation as network. Diaspora, cyberspace, and citizenship. Information, Communication and Society, 18(12), pp. 1481-1483. (doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2015.1085071)[Book Review]

2014

Ivana, G.-I. (2014) Authenticity on Facebook Between Exposure and Self Representation. Working Paper. Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Universitat Oberta de Ctalunya (UOC), Barcelona. (doi:10.7238/IN3WPS.V0I0.2348).

2013

Ivana, G.-I. (2013) A postmodern panopticon: Lateral surveillance on Facebook. Global Media Journal: Mediterranean Edition, 8(1), pp. 1-14.

2012

Ivana, G.-I. (2012) Resorts Behind the Construction of the Expositional Self on Facebook. In: AISB/IACAP World Congress 2012: Social Computing, Social Cognition, Social Networks and Multiagent Systems: Social Turn - SNAMAS 2012, Birmingham, UK, 02-06 Jul 2012, pp. 103-107. ISBN 9781908187185

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Number of items: 12.

Articles

Ivana, G.-I. (2020) Impressions and affective practice: bringing unity to Bourdieu’s habitus. Emotions and Society, 2(2), pp. 121-137. (doi: 10.1332/263169020X15994723622263)

Ivana, G.-I. (2020) Work-life balance for transnational skilled workers in Sweden. Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation, 14(2), pp. 64-80. (doi: 10.13169/workorgalaboglob.14.2.0064)

Ivana, G.-I. (2017) The dimension of normativity in informal social relations. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Sociologia, 62(2), pp. 99-117. (doi: 10.1515/subbs-2017-0013)

Ivana, G.-I. (2017) Fake it till you make it: imagined social capital. Sociological Review, 65(1), pp. 52-66. (doi: 10.1111/1467-954X.12368)

Ivana, G.-I. (2016) Present contemporaries and absent consociates: rethinking Schütz's “We relation” beyond copresence. Human Studies, 39(4), pp. 513-531. (doi: 10.1007/s10746-016-9381-9)

Ivana, G.-I. (2016) Face and the dynamics of its construction: a relational and multilayered perspective. Symbolic Interaction, 39(1), pp. 106-125. (doi: 10.1002/symb.209)

Ivana, G.-I. (2013) A postmodern panopticon: Lateral surveillance on Facebook. Global Media Journal: Mediterranean Edition, 8(1), pp. 1-14.

Books

Ivana, G.-I. (2018) Social Ties in Online Networking. Series: Palgrave studies in relational sociology. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 9783319715940 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-71595-7)

Book Reviews

Ivana, G.-I. (2016) Joost Beuving and Geert de Vries, Doing Qualitative Research: The Craft of Naturalistic Inquiry. Qualitative Research, 16(6), pp. 741-742. (doi: 10.1177/1468794115618005)[Book Review]

Ivana, G.-I. (2015) Nation as network. Diaspora, cyberspace, and citizenship. Information, Communication and Society, 18(12), pp. 1481-1483. (doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2015.1085071)[Book Review]

Research Reports or Papers

Ivana, G.-I. (2014) Authenticity on Facebook Between Exposure and Self Representation. Working Paper. Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Universitat Oberta de Ctalunya (UOC), Barcelona. (doi:10.7238/IN3WPS.V0I0.2348).

Conference Proceedings

Ivana, G.-I. (2012) Resorts Behind the Construction of the Expositional Self on Facebook. In: AISB/IACAP World Congress 2012: Social Computing, Social Cognition, Social Networks and Multiagent Systems: Social Turn - SNAMAS 2012, Birmingham, UK, 02-06 Jul 2012, pp. 103-107. ISBN 9781908187185

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Grants

- Carnegie Trust Research Incentive Grant: 'Settlement or Continued Trajectories of Migration - The case of Young Highly Skilled Europeans in Scotland and Germany' (2021-2022), PI

Supervision

I am interested in supervising projects within any of my areas of interest listed above. I will particularly welcome proposals on:

  • mechanisms and practices of social appraisal;
  • social inequalities within the interaction order;
  • informal social bonds;
  • sociality in conditions of non-copresence;
  • skilled migration/ labour migration;
  • qualitative network analysis.

Teaching

2019-2020

- Gender Relations, PGT level

2020-2021

- Sociology of Knowledge and Cognition, Hons level

- Practicing Research and Working with Data in the Digital Age, PGT level. 

 

Additional information

Recent presentations

09/2018 “Media consumption and the lived experience of other people’s narratives”, at the ”Dis / connection: Conflicts, Activism and Reciprocity Online and Beyond”, Uppsala University

07/2018 “Migrants’ emotional geographies and the resistance of the material world”, at the 19th Nordic Migration Research Conference 2018, Linköping University, Norrköping Campus

11/2017 “Bonds and Balance in the Lives of Highly Skilled Migrants”, invited talk at CESSMIR, the Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees, University of Ghent 

09/2017 "Highly Skilled Migration: Social Bonds and Subtle Othering", Postcolonial Studies Association Convention, School of Advanced Study, London, 18–20 September 

08/2017 "The Migrant Body and What Makes a Stranger", The European Sociological Association, Athens

11/2015 "Meaning: Between Reflexivity and Emotions", at the “Culture and The Sociology of Knowledge” research colloquium, University of Konstanz

08/2015 "Mediatization: The Socially Constructed Experience of Being Told a Story", The European Sociological Association, Prague