Valériane Mistiaen is a ULB-VUB PhD candidate at the Information and Communication Department of ULB-Université libre de Bruxelles and in Communication and Media Studies at VUB-Vrij Universiteit Brussel. She was a researcher involved in the IM2MEDIATE project (Belspo project) studying the representation of migrants in Belgian and Swedish media. She is a member of the Center for Research in Information and Communication Sciences (ReSIC-ULB), the Center for the study of Democracy, Signification and Resistance (DESIRE-VUB) as well as of the ECHO Media, Culture and Politics Research center (VUB). Her research focuses on the denomination of people on the move in Belgian French- and Dutch-language media since the beginning of the so-called refugee crisis (April 2015). Valériane is the assistant for the Discourse Analysis course of the ULB.