Context Collapse

Salon Series: The Digital Transformation of the Public Sphere

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  • July 4, 2024

    Program: TBD Date and time: July 4, at 7 p.m. The official part of the event normally takes around two hours and will be followed by some informal drinks. Location: TBD Registration: If you cannot attend, but want to be informed about upcoming events in the next months, please join our DFN mailing list! Call…

  • June 13, 2024

    Program: We are welcoming Marcus Bösch and Wyn Brodersen to our context collapse series. Marcus Bösch works as a research assistant in the HybriD research project on disinformation at HAW Hamburg and is doing his doctorate on TikTok & Propaganda at the University of Münster. He publishes the leading subscriber newsletter, „Understanding TikTok“ (http://understanding-tiktok.com/). Marcus will present…

  • May 22, 2024

    Program: Patrick Zerrer is a (soon-to-be-finished) PhD student at ZeMKI Bremen in the Digital Communication and Information Diversity Lab. He will present his dissertation, which focuses on the integration of mobile tracking data and surveys in the study of climate activists‘ communication and action. Louisa Pröschel is the Program Coordinator of the Program Depolarizing Public Debates at the New Institute Hamburg…

  • February 22, 2024

    Program: In the next salon, we are delighted to welcome Michael Reiss. Michael has studied economics and sociology in Heidelberg, Vienna, and London, and recently defended his doctoral dissertation on contemporary news consumption at the Department of Communication and Media Research at the University of Zurich. In his dissertation (which you can find here), he…

  • January 18, 2024

    Program: Objectivity in science – an ideal worth striving for or a harmful illusion? Objectivity, the (former?) cornerstone of scientific inquiry, has been challenged by constructivists who argue that knowledge is not independent of the knower, even in science. They contend that scientific knowledge is shaped by the cultural and theoretical frameworks of scientists, leading…

  • November 23, 2023

    Program: Again, we are delighted to introduce two amazing speakers for that night: Rahel Winter is enthusiastic about research involving digital spaces, platform governance and the intersection of the two experienced by marginalized – namely queer – communities, both on- and offline. Following a B.A. in Library and Information Sciences and a M.A. in Digital…

  • October 26, 2023

    Program: Dr. Shota Gelovani is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Mannheim with a focus on political polarization and digital media. Currently, he is a fellow at the New Institute in Hamburg. In his doctoral thesis, titled “Bridging Social Cleavages via (Social) Media? A Comparative Study of how Social Media Influence Inter-Group Attitudes”, he…

  • July 6, 2023

    Program: Jan Rau is a PhD researcher in the Media Research Methods Lab at the Leibniz-Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut. His research to date has centered on topics including echo chambers, polarization, public opinion manipulation, right-wing extremism, and digital counterpublics. Jan will talk about„digital turbulence“ and the question of how the internet is shaping…

  • June 8, 2023

    Program: Laura Laugwitz is a member of the „Digital Journalism“ team, led by Professor Lischka, at Hamburg University. Prior to this, she worked as a student assistant in a transdisciplinary BMBF joint project on crisis management of public pommunication in the thematic field of refugees and migration („NOHATE“). Her research primarily revolves around automated recommendations…

  • Kick-off event: May 11, 2023

    Program: Our event series will be kicked off by the great, interesting, and inspiring Reem Ahmed and Hendrik Meyer! Reem is a researcher at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH) and a PhD Candidate at the University of Hamburg, Faculty of Law. She will be talking about…