Hossein Kermani

Hossein Kermani

Academic Guest

Hossein.Kermani@uzh.ch

Curriculum vitae

Hossein Kermani is a PhD candidate of Social Communication Science at Tehran University, where he received his master degree working on political participation and Facebook usage in Iran. He is currently working on his PhD research project in Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich. Hossein achieved first and second rank in Iranian M.A and PhD entrance exams respectively. His research mainly revolves around the discursive power of social media in making meaning, shaping practices, changing the microphysics of power and playing with the political, cultural and social structures in Iran. Following his interests, Hossein has done several studies to shed light on Iranians’ everyday life on social media. He is also contributing author to the recently published book Social Media in Iran. Moreover, his first book social media research in Iran will be published in April 2019.