Faculty Directory

Yasmin Ibrahim


International Business and Communications

Queen Mary, University of London, UK

PhD: London School of Economics, UK


Dr Yasmin Ibrahim is a Reader in International Business and Communications at Queen Mary, University of London and is the Director of Taught Postgraduate Programmes.

Dr. Yasmin Ibrahim has a wide array of research interests which are multi-disciplinary in approach. She has published extensively in the field of media and communications. Her research on new media technologies explores the cultural dimensions and social/ethical implications of ICTs in different contexts. Beyond new media and digital technologies she writes on political communication, political mobilization and empowerment from cultural perspectives.

Her other research interests include media literacy, visual economies and risks that have emerged in digital environments with the convergence of technologies. She also writes on the construction of Islam in post-modern society and the need to build theories from post-colonial perspectives in the field of media and communications.

Journal Articles: Ibrahim, Y. (2011) Integrating the Postcolonial: The Missing Paradigm in Media Studies’, Journal of the World Universities Forum 4(2), pp.35-42.

Ibrahim, Y. (2010) Domestication of Suffering: the Politics of Pity and Communion through ICTs, Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication, 1(2): pp137-150

Ibrahim, Y. (2011) ‘The non-stop ‘capture’: the politics of looking in postmodernity’, The Poster, pp. 167-186.

Ibrahim, Y. (2010) The Breastfeeding Controversy and Facebook: Politicization of Image, Privacy and Protest. International Journal of E-Politics, 1(2): 16-28.

Ibrahim, Y. (2010) ‘The Regulation of Gaze and Capture: New Media and the Image Economy’, International Journal of Technoethics.

Ibrahim, Y. (2010) The Re-Scripting of Jihad in Postmodernity: International Journal of Religion and Society, 1(4).

Ibrahim, Y. (2010) Bias of the Academy and Media Literacy: The Academy as a Cultural Institution., Journal of the World Universities Forum, Vol 3

Ibrahim, Y. (2009 – June) Veiled in the City: Politics of Form in the Urban Space. Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research, 2(1/2): 23-38

Book Chapters:

Ibrahim, Y. (2011) ‘Singapore’ In Barnett, G., & Golson, G. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Social Networking. Sage Publications

Ibrahim, Y. (2011) ‘Marketing to Networks’ In Barnett, G., & Golson, G. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Social Networking. Sage Publications

Ibrahim, Y. (2011) ‘The Advent of Play and Pursuit’, in Tao, M., Hua, X., & Hanjalic, A. (eds.) Online Multimedia Advertising: Techniques and Technologies. Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Group