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Under the umbrella of the interdisciplinary research association on the cultural history of Hamburg (www.fkghh.uni-hamburg.de), academics from various subject areas comprehensively investigated the Hamburg cultural scene during the Weimar Republic and passed on their results to a wider public in 201...
How can we better understand the inner workings of algorithms and their significance for us individually and as a society? The network Algorithmed Public Spheres invites international researchers from different fields to address this question.
The Hans-Bredow-Institut has written the academic report on the current development of media in Germany for the Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien [German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media]. The report provides significant parts to the Federal Governme...
At the end of 2008 the initiative Step21 published the collection of material “World Pictures : Picture Worlds”, which was designed for the transfer of intercultural competence as well as for the advancement of media competence in primary schools.
The International Media Handbook provides an overview of media systems and developments along with comparable data, analyses and current developments in different countries.
Reviving Radio Research in Europe
Hasebrink, U. (2016): Comparative Research. In: K. B. Jensen; R. T. Craig (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.
Wagner, B.; Kettemann, M.; Vieth, K. (2019): Introduction to the Research Handbook. In: Wagner, B.; Kettemann, M.; Vieth, K. (eds.): Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology. Global Politics, Law and International Relations. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 1-3.
"Forschungsdatenmanagement und die Herausforderungen des Datenschutzes [Research Data Management and the Challenges for Data Protection]", participation in a panel discussion by C. Puschmann within the event series "Digitale Lebenswelten: Politik – Medien – Kommunikation [...
“Wandel und Stabilität der Mediennutzungsforschung unter digitalisierten Bedingungen [Change and Stability of Media Use Research under Digitised Conditions]”, dialogical keynote speech by S. Hölig at the annual conference of the DGPuK division ‘Media Reception and Effects...
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Emese Domahidi of the Ilmenau University of Technology will visit the Hans-Bredow-Institut on 18 July 2018. She will give a presentation on the use of automatic content analysis for systematic research reviews.
The growing and thus increasingly confusing publication landscape,...
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