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ECC 2018 in Lugano: The Contributions of the Hans-Bredow-Instituts at a Glance

ECC 2018 in Lugano: The Contributions of the Hans-Bredow-Instituts at a Glance

The Hans-Bredow-Institut was represented with numerous contributions at the 7th European Communication Conference (ECC) of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), which took place from 31 October to 3 November 2018 in Lugano, Switzerland.

Contributions of the Hans-Bredow-Institut at a Glance

31 October 2018 (Preconference)

11 a.m.12:30 p.m. Two researchers from the Hans-Bredow-Institut gave lectures at the preconference in the session "Conceptional Challenges: Transmedia and Diachronic Memory".
Venue: Lugano Campus of the Università della Svizzera italiana
  • Philipp Seuferling: "'Those Who Came Back Then Should Be Advocates for Those Coming Today': How German Media Remember Migration during the 'Refugee Crisis' (2015-2017) and the 'Asylum Debate' (1991-1994)"
  • Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wagner:  "Media, Memory and Migration. The Communicative Figuration of 'Remembering and Reviving' in the 'Age of Migration'"

3 p.m.5 p.m. The Young Scholars Network of ECREA (YECREA) organised a series of workshops on the topic of "Methods, Writing and Activism". One of them was led by Dr. Cornelius Puschmann, whose workshop focused on "Researching Digital Media Environments". 

1 November 2018 

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Prof. Dr. Wiebke Loosen gave her lecture on "Four Forms of Datafied Journalism
. Journalism’s Response to the Datafication of Society" in the session "Data Journalism: Studying a Maturing Field".

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Hans-Bredow-Institut was represented with two contributions in the session "Children, Youth and Media".
Venue: EX-ASILO Room 1 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Prof. Dr. Wiebke Loosen chaired the session "The Datafication of Society. How Algorithmic Data Processing is Changing the Foundations of Communication". She also gave a lecture in the session on the topic "Through the Lens of Data. How Datafication is Changing Journalism's Observation of Society."
Venue: LICEO 1 Room 6

4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wagner gave the lecture "What Happens with Refugees' Stories When They Come to European Immigration Countries?" in the session "Media and Memory Construction".
Venue: Ex-Asilo Room 2

2 November 2018 

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  sprach Dr. Claudia Lampert talked about "Sensitive Prime-Time. Developmental- and Disease-Related topics in a Popular German TV-Series" in the session "Television and Young Audiences".
Venue: EX-ASILO Room 4

3 November 2018

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The session "Beyond Media: The Next Generation Diary Method" contained two contributions of the Hans-Bredow-Institut.
Venue: LICEO 1 Room 7 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. In the session "Public Communication, Technology and Citizen Engagement", Julius Reimer and Prof. Dr. Wiebke Loosen talked about "Co-Creating a New Local Public Sphere: On the Potential of Action Research for Re-Vitalizing Public Communication in a City's Centre and Its Peripheries". They were joined by the co-authors Prof. Dr. Andreas Breitner from the ifib of the University of Bremen as well as Katharina Heitmann and Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp from ZeMKI Bremen. The lecture is based on the findings of the project "Tinder the City". The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and aims on developing an innovative news and information app for the city of Bremen.
Venue: VILLA CIANI Room 205
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. In the session "Participation and New Audience Practices", Lisa Merten gave the lecture "The Editor Am I – Practices, Prevalence and Predictors of Personal News Curation on Social Media".

3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. In the session "Protection of a Third Kind: A Key Issue in Communication Law and Policy", Dr. Stephan Dreyer and Florian Wittner presented their study "Fit to Do the Splits? New Roles and Required Tools of Data Protection Authorities within GDPR's Governance Structure" in the section "Communication Law and Policy".
Venue: EX-ASILO Room 1

Photo: Thomas Griesbeck / unsplash

(30 October 2018)


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