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70th Annual ICA Conference

Several ZeMKI members give lectures at the 70th annual conference of the ICA on the topic of "Open Communication", which takes place online this year.

Friday, May 22

2:00 PM – 3:15  PM (EDT)

Panel: Solidarity, Fragility and Pracitce in Digital Work and Pioneer Communities

Andreas Hepp, Heiko Kirschner „Unenforced Trademark“ and „Franchising“: Two Models of Curating the Global Spread of a Pioneer Community


Saturday, May 23, 

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM (EDT)

Panel: Mediatized Life and Techno-Utopias of Future

Andreas Hepp: "Agency, Social Relations and Order: Medie Sociology’s Shift Into the Digital"


11:00 AM - 12:15 PM (EDT)

Panel: International Migration: Identity Negotiation, Media Portrayals and Intergroup Contact

Jeannine Teichert: "Feeling Left Outside: How Brexit Influence German Migrants' Identity Negotiations in the UK"


Sunday, May 24

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM (EDT)

Panel: CAT Scholarship Potporri: Thinking About Platforms, Social Media, and Blockchain

Cornelius Puschmann "A Field Comes of Age: Tracking Research on the Internet Within Communication Studies, 1994 to 2018"


11:00 AM – 12:15 PM (EDT)

DGPuK-Panel: The Re-Figuration of Public Communication in Times of Deep Mediatization: Pioneer Journalism, Audience Relationships, and Public Connection

Andreas Hepp: "Pioneer Journalism: The Re-Figuration of Journalism’s Organizational Foundations"


Monday, May 25

 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM (EDT)

Panel: The Many Dimensions of Mobile Communication

Stephan Görland: "Investigation „In-Between“-Times: An Inter-Situational Comparison"


Here you can find more information about the conference.

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