Last Name
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz
Faculty
Department 9: Cultural Studies
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Department
ZeMKI
Subject
Communication and Media Studies with focus on Media Change
Building
Linzer Str. 4
Room
40220
Phone
+49-421-218-67628
Email
averbeck.lietz[at]uni-bremen.de
Office hours

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Vita

Head of the ZeMKI Lab: "Communication History and Media Change"

Dr. Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz is a Professor of communication and media studies with an emphasis on media change at the ZeMKI, Center for Communication, Media and Information Research, University of Bremen.

Since 2005 she has worked as an Associated Professor of Theory and Sociology of Public Communication and Media Ethics at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Leipzig, and from 1999 to 2005 as a research assistant at the same University. From 2008-09 she was a Contract Professor at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research of the University of Zurich. 2010-11 she was Deputy Professor at the Department of Communication at the University of Muenster. She received her doctorate in 2000 from the University of Muenster with a thesis on the intellectual history of Newspaper Studies in the Weimar Republic and got her Venia Legendi at the University of Leipzig with a study (Habilitation) on French communication theories. She worked as a lecturer at the Bauhaus University Weimar (2002-2003) and at the Universities of Zurich and Fribourg/CH (2008-2011). As a postdoctoral fellow of the DAAD, in 1999 she carried out research at the Institut Français de Presse (University of Paris). She studied journalism, political science and romance languages at the University in Muenster.

Research interests

Communication History and Media Change, Communication Theories, international comparison of theories and history of Communication Studies, Communication and Media Ethics, Inter- and Transcultural Communication, Qualitative Methods

Memberships
  • German Communication Association (DGPuK)
  • German Sociological Association (DGS)
  • Study Group and broadcasting history (Strug)
  • Swiss Association of Communication and Media Studies (SACM)
  • Intercultural and International Communication Network (NIIK)
  • Association for the Promotion of Newspaper Research Dortmund eV (head)
  • Society for Research on German Press Bremen
  • Société pour l'Histoire des Medias (SPHM) / France
  • Société Française des Sciences et de la Communication I'Information (SFSIC) / France
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • International Communication Association (ICA)
  • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
  • Editor of Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research (with Leen d'Haenens, KU Leuwen)
  • Editorial board of Studies in MedialCommunication (SClM) (2013-2016)
  • International board of the "Revue Politiques de communication"
  • Advisory Board of "Studies in Communication Sciences" (SCOMS) (Switzerland)
  • Advisory Board of "Medien & Zeit" (Austria)
Publications
  1. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2017) (ed.): Kommunikationswissenschaft im internationalen Vergleich. Transnationale Perspektiven. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  2. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie/Meyen, Michael (ed.) (2016): Handbuch nicht standardisierte Methoden in der Kommunikationswissenschaft. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  3. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2015): Kommunikationssoziologie. Die Mediatisierung der Gesellschaft und die Theoriebildung der Klassiker. Berlin: de Gruyter-Oldenbourg.
  4. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2014): Da ciência do periódico à ‘ciência da liderança nacional-socialista’: Como os estudos de imprensa adotaram
    o regime nazista na Alemanha. In: Revista Famecos. Mídia, Cultura e tecnologia, 21(2), 418-437.
  5. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2014): Epoche. In: Wünsch, Carsten/Schramm, Holger/Gehrau, Volker/Bilandzic, Helena (eds.): Handbuch
    Medienrezeption. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 411-423.
  6. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2014): Kurt Imhofs Diagnose vom „Neuen Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit“. Gelesen aus der Perspektive der Fachgeschichte und der Mediatisierungsforschung. In: Zeitschrift für Theoretische Soziologie, 2(2), 284-296.
  7. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2014): Schnittstellen zwischen Kommunikationsgeschichte und Mediatisierungsforschung. Ein Beitrag zur theoretischen Fundierung kommunikationsgeschichtlicher Forschung. In: Kinnebrock, Susanne/Schwarzenegger, Christian/Birkner, Thomas
    (eds.): Theorien des Medienwandels. Köln: von Halem, 147-173.
  8. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2014): Transparenz, Verantwortung und Diskursivität als Herausforderungen einer Ethik der Online-Kommunikation. In: Kutsch, Arnulf/Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie/Eickmans, Heinz (eds.): Kommunikation über Grenzen. Studien deutschsprachiger Kommunikationswissenschaftler zu Ehren von Joan Hemels. Münster: LIT, 79-107.
  9. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2014): Understanding mediatization in „First modernity“: Sociological Classics and their perspectives on mediated
    and mediatized societies. In: Lundby, Knut (ed.): Mediatization of Communication. Handbook of Communication Science 21.
    Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter Mouton, 109-130.
  10. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie/Hartmut Wessler (eds.) (2012): Grenzüberschreitende Medienkommunikation. Baden-Baden: Nomos [= Sonderband 2 Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft].
  11. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie/Piskol, Gerhard (2010): Medienethik in Frankreich. In: Schicha, Christian/Brosda, Carsten (eds.): Handbuch Medienethik. Wiesbaden: VS, 486-497.
  12. Averbeck-Lietz, Stefanie (2010): Kommunikationstheorien in Frankreich. Der epistemologische Diskurs der Sciences de l’information et de la communication 1975-2005. Berlin, Paris, Toronto: Avinus [Habilitationsschrift Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften und Philosophie Universität Leipzig].
  13. Averbeck, Stefanie (1999): Kommunikation als Prozess. Soziologische Perspektiven in der Zeitungswissenschaft 1927-1934. Münster, London: LIT [= Phil. Diss. Münster 2000, Reihe Kommunikationsgeschichte, Band 8].

A complete list of publications can be downloaded here.