Université libre de bruxelles / Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Valériane Mistiaen is a ULB-VUB PhD candidate in Information and Communication at ULB-Université libre de Bruxelles and in Communication and Media Studies at VUB-Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She is a researcher involved in the IM2MEDIATE project (funded by Belspo) studying the representation of migrants in Belgian and Swedish media. She is also a member of the Center for Research in Information and Communication Sciences (ReSIC). Her research focuses on the denomination of people on the move in Belgian French-speaking and Dutch-speaking media since the beginning of the so-called refugee crisis in April 2015. Valériane is the assistant for the realization of a forthcoming exhibition named “penser les mots, dire la migration” (thinking words, telling migration) which will take place in September 2018 in Brussels.