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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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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Thorsten Ihler worked as a freelancer at the Hans-Bredow-Institut from October 2009 to June 2013.
From 8 to 11 July 2010, the second Games Convention Online took place in Leipzig, where the business representatives and users of browser, client and mobile games met. Business talks took place throughout the convention and comment on practice-oriented questions from different perspectives.
The first international dialogue conference on online, browser and mobile games took place in Leipzig from July 31 to August 1, 2009. The Hans-Bredow-Institut designed the conference on status quo and the future of the online and mobile games industry.
After the Hans-Bredow-Institut carried out the research-based evaluation of the Protection of Young Persons Act and the Interstate Treaty on the Protection of Human Dignity and the Protection of Minors in Broadcasting and in Telemedia and prepared the content for the roundtable discussion “Jug...
Study on the relevance of personal data for national, international and EU law
Interdisciplinary European Symposium 16/17 October 2008 in Berlin
Digital games and online worlds are socially relevant in many respects. They offer the opportunity to compete against other people, but also to interact and communicate with them. Increasingly penetrating our everyday life, they influence our perception of reality.
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