Dr Marie Cronqvist, associate professor in journalism and media history at Lund University, Sweden, is a visiting scholar at the Hans-Bredow-Institut from October 2013 to May 2014 within the framework of the Entangled Media Histories (EMHIS) project, financed by STINT (Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education). Her research interests are Swedish and European media history, Cold War culture, media and armed conflict, literary journalism, and the cultural heritage of war. »»
From 2 till 8 October 2013, the Hans Bredow Institute together with the Faculty of Law at the University of Hamburg and the National Law University in Delhi have held an international summer school on “Freedom of Expression on the Internet” in Delhi. Different lectures given by German and Indian experts from academia and economy have imparted detailed knowledge on International Laws on Freedom of Expression and other topics. »»
Since August 22nd in the Rothenbaumchaussee 36 - Library is closed until Sept 13
The Hans Bredow Institute can be found at a new place now, only two streets away from the old main buildung, in a house that was formerly used by the University of Hamburg and enables us to reunify the staff that was split into two locations for 14 years.
The new address is: Rothenbaumchaussee 36, 20148 Hamburg; all other contact details remain the same.
Due to relocation the library is closed from Aug 15 to Sept 13. »»
Along with colleagues from Lund University (Sweden) and the Centre for Media History at Bournemouth University (UK), Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wagner is part of a new scientific network. Financed by the ‘Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education’ (STINT), the research group will work on the subject of ‘Entangled Media History’ (EMHIS) from autumn 2013 to spring 2017. »»
Comissioned by the Swiss Federal Social Insurance Office (BSV) [Schweizerisches Bundesamt für Sozialversicherungen] and in co-operation with the Institut für Publizistikwissenschaft und Medienforschung (IPMZ) at the University of Zurich, the Hans Bredow Institute conducts an international comparative survey about regulatory models in the area of protection of minors in various European and non-European countries.
Subsequently, examples of good practice will be identified and tested for their feasibility regarding their fit for the Swiss system. The study will thus form a basis for future political decisions regarding the development of youth media protection in Switzerland. The present system of Switzerland is included in the comparative analysis. »»
The International Symposium "Building the Frame(work) – Discussing Methodological Challenges of Applying Content Analysis in Visual Framing Research", hosted by the Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research in Hamburg, Germany, took place October 11th -12th, 2013, www.visualframing.org »»
Participation is a key issue within Internet research and hence also for the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). For this reason the institute is going to initiate a thematically focused meeting on Chances and Risks of Social Participation in Berlin on 22 November 2013. »»
with articles about path dependency in communicator research, about the impact of news factors on recipients’ judgments of relevance and the moderating role of civic pride, about the effects of valence framing on message and source credibility, and about the questions, how media mirror the value horizons of political parties, and to what extent (old and new) media replace or complement each other. Contents
with articles on Sexual Interactions of Adolescents on the Internet, “Opportune Witnesses” in the Coverage of the Guttenberg Plagiarism Affair, the Ritual Function of Journalism in Transnational Commemoration of 9/11, the Consequences of Inter-Role Conflicts of Freelance Journalists with Secondary Employment in the Field of PR and with a Typology of Relevant Characteristics and Communication Habits for Developing Communication Strategies promoting Environmentally Sustainable Behaviour ... Contents »»
with articles about journalists’ ideas of media effects, about information-seeking behavior between energy policy and energy saving, about the significance of group processes to reception enjoyment, with a critique of system theory approaches to advertising, and an outline of media change through innovation, co-evolution and complexity ... contents
with an integrative model about emotional framing effects on Attitudes, articles about media use and issue perception in political milieus, about the relationship between the referendum on “Stuttgart 21” and indirect media effects, Internet policy activism in Germany, and the truth of Public Relations ... Contents