Category Archives: UTI Research Group

Digital Humanism: A Philosophy for 21st Century Digital Society

A new book by Christian Fuchs, now Paderborn University, Germany. The publisher, Emerald, announces: Our contemporary global digital society is not always a good place to live. Authoritarianism, hatred, false news, post-truth culture, the COVID-19 anti-vaccination movement, COVID-19 conspiracy theories,…

Critical Media Sociology in the 21st century

The Communication, Capitalism and Critique ESA RN-18 mid-term conference 2022 took place at the Polytechnic of Turin from 1-3 September (conference website: https://rn18esa.wordpress.com). The event was co-organised by the European Sociological Association – Research Network 18: Sociology of Communications and Media…

The algorithmic future of media: how digital media and algorithms reshape the public space

The Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie, Leipzig, invites to a podium with Sebastian Sevignani on 31 March 2022, 18:00. They write: Die algorithmische Zukunft der Medien – Wie digitale Medien und Algorithmen die Öffentlichkeit neu gestaltenIn dieser Podiumsdiskussion wollen wir der Frage…

Communication, Capitalism and Critique: Critical Media Sociology in the 21st Century

The European Sociological Association (ESA) – Research Network 18: Sociology of Communications and Media Research announces its mid-term conference 2022 at the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, 1-3 September 2022, in co-operation with the Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies…

Conference programme “Property, Media, and the Public” ready [postponed!]

As announced, the plans are still to have that conference in a face-to-face format at the Department of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) from 18 to 20 November 2021. Click here for the programme. More information here.…

Digital, structural transformation of the public sphere

In the framework of the joint Congress of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie and Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie at the WU Vienna on Post Corona Society, 23-25 August 2021 (online/hybrid), Sebastian Sevignani and Martin Seeliger organised an ad-hoc group on the digital, structural transformation of the…

The structural transformation of the public sphere in times of digitalisation

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie and Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie will hold a common congress at the WU Vienna on Post Corona Society, 23-25 August 2021 (online/hybrid). Sebastian Sevignani and Martin Seeliger will organise an ad-hoc group on the digital, structural…

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