The Dynamics of Racism, Antisemitism, Xenophobia on Social Media in South Africa
24 September 2022
The Dynamics of Racism, Antisemitism and Xenophobia on Social Media in South Africa Thierry Rousset Gavaza Maluleke Adam Mendelsohn The Dynamics of Racism, Antisemitism and Xenophobia on Social Media in South Africa The Dynamics of Racism, Antisemitism and Xenophobia on Social Media in South Africa A report by Thierry Rousset, Gavaza Maluleke and Adam Mendelsohn Published by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftu. [...] His previous research has ranged from analysing metropolitan representations of settler colonialism, nativisation and racialisation in the context of Tristan da Cunha; analyses of the elephant seal oil trade between Cape Town and the Crozet Islands in the nineteenth century; the use of commando violence in Cape frontier zones; and the use of destitute children as a labour source in the Cape Colony. [...] He is the author of Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War: The Union Army (2022) and The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire (2014). [...] For some years, we, the directors of KAS Media Africa -- the Media Programme of the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation -- and the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre have been troubled by the proliferation of hate on social media in South Africa. [...] 26 SECTION TWO Flashpoints, dynamics and social media strategies 43 2.1 The EFF and the Dynamics of Social Media in South Africa.