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Refiguration of Public Communication Workshop 2023

From 5 to 6 October, ZeMKI members Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp, Dr. Leif Kramp, Hendrik Kühn, Gino Krüger, Dr. Philip Sinner and Prof. Dr. Karsten D. Wolf met with their national and international colleagues for the workshop “Refiguration of Public Communication 2023” of the Network of Communicative Figurations, organized by ZeMKI, in Hamburg.

Dom Ford

Keynote by ZeMKI Member Dr. Dom Ford

Under the title “Oldenburg School for the Social Sciences and the Humanities”, a series of events will take place in Oldenburg at the beginning of October to promote young academics in the humanities and social sciences. When: 04. to 06.10.2023 Where: Smart House, Oldenburg On October 6, ZeMKI member Dr. Dom Ford will give a (…)

Leif Kramp

New White Paper on non-profit Journalism

ZeMKI member Dr. Leif Kramp is co-author of a study publication on the current state of non-profit journalism in Germany (“Non-Profit Journalism”). The white paper, which was written together with Dr. Stephan Weichert (VOCER Institute for Digital Resilience) and published by the Otto Brenner Foundation as workbook 112, reviews the current basis for discussion on (…)


Prize to ZeMKI Team

This year’s conference of the DGPuK Media Sports and Sports Communication specialist group took place in Stuttgart from September 20 to 22, 2023. The prize for the best institution was awarded for the ninth time. This year it went to a ZeMKI team. The winners were ZeMKI BA graduate Mirko Vopalensky and ZeMKI member Dr. (…)


New Book by ZeMKI Member Dr. Jens Pohlmann

Dr. Jens Pohlmann’s latest publication, “The Creation of an Avant-Garde Brand: Heiner Müller’s Self-Presentation in the German Public Sphere”, is based on the author’s dissertation. In terms of content, the book examines the critical relationship between the avant-garde and marketing using the example of Heinrich Müller’s self-presentation in the German public sphere. The cover of (…)

Christian Schwarzenegger

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 (…)

Andreas Hepp

ZeMKI-Member Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp in Cardiff

The “Future of Journalism 2023” conference will take place on September 14 and 15, 2023 at the School of Journalism, Media and Culture in Cardiff, Wales. ZeMKI member Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp will give a lecture on the second day of the conference entitled “What does communicative AI “enable” in reporting? “Imaginaries” and “realities” of (…)

Andreas Hepp

Keynote by ZemKI-Member Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp

“Theoretical modeling and empirical approach from a linguistic perspective” is the topic of the conference at the University of Zurich, at the German Department. ZeMKI member Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp will give a keynote speech on the challenges of communicative AI on 10.09.2023. To the program of the conference


RECOV-19 Project Meeting at ZeMKI

At the end of August, the members of all four projects met in Bremen to discuss their results and plan the next steps. In this context, the first results of the group’s research on religion and digitalization in times of Corona were presented and discussed in a public lecture. The guests were colleagues from Canada, (…)

Leif Kramp

Lecture by ZeMKI member Dr. Leif Kramp

The Freiherr vom Stein Academy and the German Association of Towns and Municipalities are organizing the 1st German Local Press Day on 06.09.2023 in Bonn. At this event, ZeMKI member Dr. Leif Kramp will discuss the demands on modern (local) journalism. To the event page

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Lecture by ZeMKI Member Prof. Dr. Rainer Stollmann

The lecture by ZeMKI member Prof. Dr. Rainer Stollmann “On the tightrope between feudalism and capitalism: Till Eulenspiegel in Bremen” took place on 01.09.2023 on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition “Till Eulenspiegel in Bremen” at the Focke-Museum Bremen.