The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute (HBI) examines media change and the related structural shifts in public communication.
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PD Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt
PD Mag. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard)
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz
Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wagner
The academic profile of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is characterised by its research programmes.
The Institute focuses on transferring its work to various target groups and various formats in the broadest way possible.
The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is engaged in numerous international and national research networks in research and practice.
An overview of all research projects that are carried out during the current research year.
“Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“ offers a forum for the discussion of media and communication-related issues and for analyses of media development from different perspectives and for all media.
Series "Working Papers of the Hans-Bredow-Institut”
The annual and activity reports document the Institute's work in the areas of research, transfer and service on a yearly basis.
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Together with the University of Hamburg, the Hans-Bredow-Institut has made a successful bid for a “UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Communication and Information”, which is held by Professor Dr. Wolfgang Schulz.
Students with a focus on Media Law as well as European and International Law have the opportunity to participate in an international summer school on “Law, Internet and Democracy” being held from 25 to 31 March in Delhi, India.
The summer school brings together a diverse group of schola...
"Global Diversity in Search Results: A Socio-Technical Examination of Google, Baidu, and Yandex’ Geopolitical Search Query Results in the US, Western EU, India, China, and Russia", lecture by C. Puschmann at the 7th European Communication Conference (ECC) of the European Communicatio...
“Hate Speech Online", International Summer School of Hans-Bredow-Institut, Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg and Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi from 14 ot 22 March 2017 in Delhi, Indien.
The Hans-Bredow-Institut and the Faculty of Law of the University of Hamburg, together with the Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi and the Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Communication...
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