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Since December 2017, Arne Gellrich works as a research assistant at in the field of communication and media studies at the University of Bremen, focusing on communication and media change history. He was previously employed on a short term contract at the Department of Communication Sciences (Multi-Mediated Communication) at Technische Universität Ilmenau.
In 2016, Arne graduated from the master’s programme in Religion in Peace and Conflict Studies at Uppsala University. His studies, which also encompassed courses at other universities such as those of Lund and Umeå, focused especially on the interdisciplinary discussion of social, communication, and religious studies. His thesis, entitled “…And Reconcile Us with Evil”, took a comparative discourse analytical approach to the portrayal of “good” and “evil” in Judeo-Christian tradition, cinematic feature films and political communication in the USA, Sweden and Germany.
In 2014, Arne graduated from the Bachelors programme in Peace and Development studies at Linnæus University in Växjö, Sweden.
Since 2014, he is also an active member in GöMUN e.V., helping to organise the annual Göttingen Model United Nations conference.
- Gellrich, Arne L (2014): Peace Plus the Shooting? A Critical Evaluation of SDP Practices and Tenability. Student Thesis, Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Studies. full text available online via Digitala Vetenskapliga Arkivet.
- Gellrich, Arne L (2016): …And Reconcile Us With Evil: A Critical Investigation of the Imagery of Good and Evil in Western Religion, Film and Politics. Student Thesis, Uppsala universitet, Teologiska fakulteten, Teologiska institutionen. Full text available online via Digitala Vetenskapliga Arkivet.