ZeMKI-Research Seminar

The focus of the ZeMKI research seminar on media culture is a critical discussion of media and communicative change in relation to further processes of socio-cultural change. In order to stimulate research in this area, the research seminar regularly invites national and international experts in this field as well as research undertaken at the University of Bremen is discussed.
The research seminar takes place every second week on Wednesdays, from 12 to 14 o'clock in room 60070 at ZeMKI in Linzer Str. 4. If you are interested in, you are welcome to participate.

Current programme winter semester 2017/18 (Download)

Date

Lecturer

Topic

25. October 2017

Dr. Matti Pohjonen (Africa's Voices Foundation, Cambridge, UK)

Hate speech, fake news or no news: methodological reflections

1. November 2017

SOCIUM (Unicom, Haus 3, R. 3.3380)

Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)

Das metrische Wir. Über die Quantifzierung des Sozialen

8. November 2017

Dr. Max Hänska (De Montfort University, Leicester, UK)

Can social media facilitate a European Public Sphere?“

29. November 2017

Prof. Dr. Patrick McCurdy (University of Ottawa, Canada)

The mediatization of the environment

6. December 2017

Dr. Tim Highfield (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)

Temporal platformed interventions in the digital everyday

13. December 2017

Prof. Dr. Sarah C. Bishop (City University of New York, USA)

Undocumented Storytellers: Myth, Narrative, and Evidence
in the Immigrant Rights Movement

17. January 2018

Dr. Martina Franzen (WZB für Sozialforschung)

Wissenschaft im digitalen Wandel

31. January 2018

Paige Gibson (Temple University, USA)

‘Historicity’, Memory Technologies, and the Mediation of Time and Space in
Berlin, Munich and Dresden