Research Talks: Summer Semester 2024


Once again, renowned international scholars as well as colleagues of our Department will present their research agenda.

For the upcoming research talk series, we have scheduled four talks in total on March 11, May 27, June 3, and June 17, 2024. To have a look at the official poster and further information on the talks as well as a short abstract, please check here.

The research talk series is open to the public as well. If you have any further organizational questions, please contact Dana Grohs (✉

March 11, 2024 • 11:30-12:30 CET, SR 4, Währinger Straße 29

Anja Bechmann (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Title: The Dark Landscape of Social Media Exposure and Engagement Across National Populations in Times of Crises

May 27, 202411:30-12:30 CET, SR 4, Währinger Straße 29

Christian Baden (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Title: Digital Affordances for Social Movements: An Actor Group-Centric, Intermediate-Level Approach

June 3, 202411:30-12:30 CET, SR 4, Währinger Straße 29

Katharine SarikakisAngeliki ChatziefraimidouJanina JüngstGentiana Ramadani (University of Vienna)
Title: Governance of Competitiveness in the European Film Industry

June 17, 202411:30-12:30 CET, SR 4, Währinger Straße 29

Lars Willnat (Syracuse University, USA)
Title: Media Polarization, Public Opinion, and the 2024 U.S. Presidential Election