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Together Again: the link between transnational ties and photo archiving among Ghanaian families
Elad Ben Elul, Department of Anthropology, UCL Photos from Ghanaian family reunions are distributed through Facebook. The elders are often recorded telling family tales. Recent debates around the motivations for taking digital photos ask whether people document for memory or as tools for communication (Dijck 2008:58). However, this debate tends to dichotomise memory and…