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"Zwischen Authentizität und Anonymität. Praktiken des Identitätsmanagements in sozialen Medien [Between Authenticity and Anonymity. Practices of Identity Management in Social Media]“, lecture by J.-H. Schmidt at the lecture series "Anonymität [Anonymity]" at...
"Historische Authentizität und Medien [Historical Authenticity and Media]", joint conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance Historical Authenticity, the Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam and the Hans-Bredow-Institut on 13/14 July 2017 in Potsdam. Programme as pdf
"Alles echt: Authentizität und Medien [It's All Real: Authenticity and the Media]", seminar by H.-U. Wagner at the Institute for Media and Communication at Universität Hamburg, winter semester 2017/2018.
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