Lecture by Prof. Dr. Ulrike Klinger on media and social cohesion on April 28

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On April 28, 2022, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Klinger will be a guest in the project Social Cohesion and Civil Society. In her lecture, the political scientist will discuss the influence of the media on social cohesion. After the lecture, there will be room for exchange with the project participants and the speaker.

When and where?

The lecture will take place on Thursday, April 28, at 6:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall 1072 in the main building of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6.

If you are interested in the event, please register by sending an e-mail to lena.masch@hu-berlin.de.

About the lecturer

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Klinger
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Klinger is Professor of Digital Democracy at the European New School for Digital Studies at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) since 2020. Furthermore, she is an associated researcher at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in Berlin. After her studies and PhD at Goethe University in Frankfurt in 2010, she was a senior researcher at the University of Zurich until 2018. From February 2018 to 2020, she was an assistant professor of digital communication at the Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and head of the research group News, Campaigns and the Rationality of Public Discourse at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in Berlin. Her research focuses on political communication, the transformation of digital publics, and the role of technology in democratic societies.

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Further literature

Klinger, U., Bennett, W. L., Knüpfer, C. B., Martini, F., & Zhang, X. (2022). From the fringes into mainstream politics: Intermediary networks and movement-party coordination of a global anti-immigration campaign in Germany. Information, Communication & Society, 1-18.

Fischer, R., Keinert, A., Jarren, O., & Klinger, U. (2021). What constitutes a local public sphere? Building a monitoring framework for comparative analysis. Media and Communication, 9(3), 85-96.

Leupold, A., Klinger, U., & Jarren, O. (2018). Imagining the city: How local journalism depicts social cohesion. Journalism Studies, 19(7), 960-982.