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ZeMKI Fellows 2024

ZeMKI Visiting Research Fellows 2024

This year, the ZeMKI welcomes a total of four Visiting Research Fellows as part of its Visiting Researcher Program. From over 85 applications, the steering committee of the Center for Media, Communication and Information Research at the University of Bremen selected five researchers who will work together with two ZeMKI labs in interdisciplinary research for (…)


ZeMKI Member Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger as a Guest on the Podcast "Vergangenheitsformen"

As a guest in the HSozKult podcast “Vergangenheitsformen”, ZeMKI member Professor Christian Schwarzenegger talks to Claudia Prinz about “Memes und Geschichtskultur” and specifically his research on activism with historical memes and the significance of memes for the digital culture of remembrance. 43 entertaining and hopefully informative minutes. Now on Spotify and wherever podcasts are available. (…)

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ZeMKI Member Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger at the Weiße Rose e.V.

On 27.09.2023, ZeMKI member Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger will discuss the question “History in social media format. Opportunities and risks” at the LMU Munich. The event is organized by Weiße Rose e.V. The reason for the discussion is the presentation of the book “@ichbinsophiescholl. Representation and Discussion of History in Social Media” edited by Mia (…)

Christian Schwarzenegger

Lecture by ZeMKI member Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger

This week, ZeMKI member Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger is taking part in the conference “The Politics of Populist Culture” in Kiel. In his lecture The Memefication of Populism. Commentary, Contestation and Camouflage in Digital Meme Cultures”, he explores the attractiveness of meme communication for populist abbreviations and exaggerations. Meme culture, with its ironic and affective (…)