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PhD Researchers

Current PhD Researchers at the Department of Media and Communications

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Nikola-Belakova

Nikola Belakova - Civil defamation and the media in the Czech Republic and Slovakia 

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RamBhat

Ram Bhat Internet infrastructure and identity construction in India

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VanessaCiccone2017

Vanessa Ciccone - Gendered codes, biased software: Advancing women in tech to balance online spaces

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KateGillchrist2017

Kate Gilchrist - An intersectional analysis of coupledom, singledom and feminine subjectivity

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Zoe2018

Zoë Glatt - Creativity is big business: the tensions between participatory culture and corporate interests on YouTube

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Gyorgyi Horvath

Gyorgyi Horvath -  Gender-based violence in Hungarian media. A critical analysis

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Kathryn Higgins - Imagining (in)security: Tracing the hand of mediation in the construction, reception and reproduction of contemporary security knowledges

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Yanning Huang - Struggling through words-playing? On the ambivalence of Chinese Internet discourse

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Anthony Kelly - Voices of outrage: Affect, alterity, and American right-wing media discourse

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Paula KielWhen the dead are the messengers: practices of post-mortem digital interaction

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Kissas, Angelos - Political ideology in the age of mediatization: The ideological politics of charisma, ordinariness and spectacle in the 2015 British and Greek General Elections

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Nora Kroeger - Civil society stakeholders in media governance: An exploratory study on the impact of civic participation on media policy-making in the Taiwanese Anti-Media Monopoly case

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JessicaKong2017

Jessica Kong - Protest music: Exerting emotional-musical power in connective action

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AfroditiKoulaxi2017

Afroditi-Maria Koulaxi - The mediation of migration

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SebastianLehuede2017

Sebastian Lehuede - Technology, value systems and ideologies

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Winnie-Li

Winnie (Winifred) Li - Silences, identity, and a 'remaking of the self': Exploring social media narratives by rape survivors

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Zhongwei Li - Tuning in with the cut-out: Profane music and subcultural politics in 1990s China

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LudmilaLupinacci2017

Ludmila Lupinacci Amaral - Liveness as perceivable experience

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JoaoVieiresMagalhaes2017

João Carlos Magalhães - Civic identities and algorithmic visibility during the Brazilian political crisis

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GeorgeMaier2017

George Maier - Digital Inclusion and Income: The changing relationship between labour and capital

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RodrigoMunoz2017

Rodrigo Muñoz-González - The nostalgia economy: Netflix and new audiences in the digital age

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Vaios-2017

Vaios Papanagnou -  Social media and the transformation of journalism

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Gianfranco Polizzi

Gianfranco Polizzi Critical digital literacy and civic, political participation: IT/media specialists’ and activists’ utopian/dystopian imaginaries of the Internet

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Miriam Rahali - Gender, media and consumer behavior

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RobSharp

Rob Sharp - Creative citizenship solutions to migrant voice inequalities in transnational and national publics

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Svetlana Smirnova - Our sense of the self

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Tijana Stolic - Media representations of trafficked women.

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Richard Stupart

Richard Stupart - Bearing witness: The practice and discourse of journalist witnessing in South Sudan

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Ziyan Wang - Imagining an emancipatory labour movement? The mediated political struggle of Chinese migrant workers in transitional China.

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WuHao2017

Hao Wu - Media, individualisation, and changing family relations in contemporary China

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Jun Yu - Social solidarity in the age of algorithmic communication

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SsuHanYu2017

Ssu-Han Yu - Political participation and identity of the younger Taiwanese generation on Facebook

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Floyd Zhou - Second-generation factory Nongmingong’s use of ICTs in Post-Mao China

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Xiaoxi Zhu - Globalization of the Chinese film industry: Representation, nationalism, power struggle

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