Crystal Abidin

Crystal Abidin

Singapore – Australia

Dr Crystal Abidin (PhD) is an anthropologist of internet cultures, focusing on influencers, online visibility, and social media pop culture. She is a Senior Research Fellow & ARC DECRA Fellow in Internet Studies at Curtin University. Her books include Internet Celebrity (2018, Emerald), Microcelebrity Around the Globe (2018, Emerald), Instagram (2020, Polity), Mediated Interfaces (2020, Bloomsbury), and tumblr (2021, Polity). Crystal is an ABC TOP 5 Humanities Fellow (2020) and was listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia (2018) and Pacific Standard 30 Top Thinkers Under 30 (2016). Reach her at

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Spill The Tea

8 Nov, Sun 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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