ZeMKI members at the ICA annual conference 2019: „Communication Beyond Boundaries“

From May 24 to 28, the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) will take place in the capital of the United States, Washington, DC on the topic „Communication Beyond Boundaries".

The following ZeMKI members will present their research, chair panels or co-organize a preconference:


May 24, 9:00–17:00

PRECONFERENCE: Mediated Recognition: Identity, Justice and Activism

Lena Fölsche: Symbolic Violence: Media Capital as “Trump Card” in the Struggle for Recognition


May 24, 8:00–16:30

PRECONFERENCE: Justice and Order in the Datafied Society: Connecting Communications and Legal Theory

Andreas Hepp (Co-Organizer)


May 25, 11:00–12:15

PANEL: High Density: All Aboard the Student Paper Express, from East to West, Theory to Test

Heiko Kirschner: Digital Games as Boundary Objects in Times of Deep Mediatization


May 25, 15:30–16:45

PANEL: Gender, Memory, and Media

Stephanie Seul (Discussant)


May 26, 8:00–9:15

PANEL: Risk and Crisis Communication

Dennis Reichow (with Thomas Friemel, U Zürich): Media Biases of Assaults in Public Transport and Their Effects on Passengers’ Risk Perception


May 26, 11:00–12:15

PANEL: Dynamics of Avoidance in a World of Deep Mediatization

Cindy Roitsch: Processes of Deep Mediatization


May 26, 17:00–18:15

PANEL: Philosophy, Theory and Critique Interactive Poster Session

Christian Pentzold (with Andreas Bischoff, U of Technology Chemnitz): Making Affordances Real: Socio-Material Prefiguration, Performed Agency, and Coordinated Activities in Human-Robot Communication


May 27, 8:00–9:15

PANEL: Populism in News Media and Party Communication

Stefanie Walter (with Zoltán Fazekas, U Oslo): Converging Exclusionary Media Populism in Tabloids and Broadsheets: The Case of Brexit


May 27, 11:00–12:15

PANEL: National Inflections and Religious Motifs in Visual Discourses across News Coverage, Social Media, and Public Space

Tanja Maier: Between the Visible and the Invisible: The Transformation of Christian Images in the Digital Age


May 27, 11:00–12:15

PANEL: Intercultural Communication in International/Global Contexts

Christian Pentzold (with Vivien Sommer, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space): Remembering John/Ivan Demjanjuk: Inclusive and Exclusive Frames in Transcultural Holocaust Discourse


May 27, 14:00–15:15

PANEL: Challenges in Data-Driven Campaigns and News Use

Christian Pentzold and Lena Fölsche: Data-Driven Campaigns in Public Sensemaking: Equivocality, Speculation, and a Delayed Scandal in American, British, and German Media Discourse around Computational Politics


May 28, 9:30–10:45

PANEL: Extreme Speech and Propaganda

Stefanie Walter (Chair)


May 28, 14:00–15:15

PANEL: Who and What Make News: Cultures and Controversies

Stephanie Seul: Women Reporting the First World War, 1914–1918


May 28, 15:30–16:45

PANEL: Post-Normal Science Communication: Analyzing the Blurring Boundaries between Science and Society

Stefanie Walter (with Michael Brüggemann, U Hamburg): Post-Normal Science Communication: A Framework to Explore the Changes and Blurring Boundaries of Science and Journalism


More information on the programme can be accessed here.

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