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New Media, Migration and the City: A Cross-cultural Comparison of Chinese, Filipino and German Professionals in Singapore

Funded by: Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Principal Investigators: Tabea Bork-Hüffer
Project Period: 2013–2014

The main research aims are to: (a) analyse the effect of digital encounters between migrants and locals on transcultural understanding; (b) to compare the effects of digital and offline encounters on transcultural understanding and their interlinkages; and (c) compare differences and commonalities in the migration pathways, networks, aspirations, mobility and settlement plans between the three migrant groups.

The field research for this project was funded by the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.

Methods: Qualitative Research, Longitudinal Study, Cross-Cultural Comparison, Mixed methods research

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