Ib Gulbrandsen visits our group until the end of 2021

Ib T. Gulbrandsen is Associate Professor of New Media and Communication at Roskilde University. His research focuses on the role of communication technologies in organisational strategy-practices and stakeholder management. Ib has co-authored Strategizing Communication. Theory and Practice, co-edited #FV19 – an anthology on digital political communication (in Danish) – and published in i.a. Big Data & Society, Media, Culture & Society, and Organization. He holds a…

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Save the date: The 2021 German elections: campaign impact and election outcomes

Save the date: On Wednesday, 29 September, 20.00-21.30 hours, members of the German elections project at ASCoR organize an online event in collaboration with SPUI25 and ACES on “The 2021 German elections: campaign impact and election outcomes”. Speakers include Daniela Braun, Isabelle Borucki, Jürgen Maier, our Research Master’s students Lina Buttgereit and Felix Grünewald, and Andreas Schuck. Katjana Gattermann will moderate the debate. More…

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Andreas Schuck elected to ECREA Executive Board

After serving two terms (+ 1 extra ‘corona-year’, 5 years total) as Chair of the ECREA Political Communication section, Andreas was elected last week (7 September) at the general ECREA conference to become a member of the ECREA Executive Board. The ECREA Executive Board is the main administrative body of the association and is elected every four years by all ECREA members at…

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Welcome to Frederic, Corinna, Marie, Christopher, Annelien, Philipp and Jelle

We welcome no less than six (!) new PG members this term. Last week Frederic Hopp (Assistant Professor), Corinna Oschatz (Assistant Professor), Marie Garnier (Lecturer), Christopher Starke (postdoc in Human(e) AI), Annelien van Remoortere (postdoc in Sanne’s ERC), Philipp Mendoza (PC&J Ph.D. student supervised by Alessandro Nai and Linda Bos) and a familiar face, Jelle Boumans (Lecturer), had their…

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Global Digital Cultures Grant for Andreas Schuck

Andreas S. together with colleagues from Anthropology and Media Studies received a grant from the Global Digital Cultures RPA for the project ‘From Climate Change to COVID-19: Communicating complexity and collective trauma through digital memes‘. The project starts in September and will run for one year and examines the ways in which memes are entangled in the daily cultural…

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Bert Bakker awarded the Paul Lazarsfeld Professorhip at the University of Vienna

From December 14 – 18, Bert is the Paul Lazarsfeld Professor at the Faculty of Social Science of University of Vienna. The professorship is awarded to outstanding scholars with an innovative profile in the areas of theory and methodology in the social sciences. Bert will teach a graduate course on Transparency in the Social Science for PhD students, give…

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NORFACE DATADRIVEN has kicked off

The NORFACE project DATADRIVEN has kicked-off on December 1. Lukas, Susan, Claes, Sophie M. and Sanne will participate in an online meeting.  DATADRIVEN studies if data-driven campaigns using online microtargeting techniques are a threat to democracy. The studies will focus on micro (consequences for citizens), meso (consequences for political elites), and macro level effects (consequences for democracy).

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