Media studies

Section of Media Studies studies the role of media in culture, politics and society, including the social and cultural changes brought about by the commercialization, globalization and digitalization of media.

We are particularly interested in topics such as media and power, media and popular culture, news and journalism, social media, communication across platforms, visual communication, political communication, and media policy and regulation.

Section of Media Studies brings together scholars from the humanities and the social sciences who share an interest in theoretical approaches such as mediatization, datafication and individualization. Empirically we apply both quantitative and qualitative methods as well as current and historical perspectives. Section members especially teach at the BA-, MA- and elective programs in Film and Media Studies.
































































Name Title Phone E-mail
Chemnitz, Esther Research assistant +45 353-36618 E-mail
Christensen, Christa Lykke Associate professor +45 353-28116 E-mail
Hjarvard, Stig Professor +45 353-28113 E-mail
Hoffmann, Matthias Postdoc   E-mail
Jerslev, Anne Professor +45 353-28111 E-mail
Johansen, Mikkel Bækby PhD fellow +45 353-32356 E-mail
Kristensen, Nete Nørgaard Professor +45 353-29361 E-mail
Lassen, Julie Mejse Münter Research assistant +45 353-33934 E-mail
Marquart, Franziska Postdoc +45 353-36017 E-mail
McCrow-Young, Ally Postdoc +45 353-30517 E-mail
Menke, Manuel Assistant professor, tenure track +45 353-33526 E-mail
Mortensen, Mette Professor +45 353-29181 E-mail
Neumayer, Christina Associate professor +45 353-33467 E-mail
Shapovalova, Valentyna PhD fellow +45 353-34252 E-mail
Skytte, Maria Mørch Brinkmann PhD fellow +45 353-34207 E-mail
Søndergaard, Henrik Associate professor +45 353-28128 E-mail
Sükösd, Miklós Áron Associate professor +45 353-31324 E-mail
Trenz, Hans-Jörg Visiting Researcher   E-mail


Is there a particular ”Nordicness”?


The 2020 volume of Nordic Journal of Media Studies addresses the very title of the journal. Is there such a thing as a particular “Nordicness” is the challenging question which this issue poses.

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January 1, 2021
The section welcomes a new colleague, postdoc Franziska Marquart
 to be part of Nete Nørgaard Kristensen’s H2020-projekt INVENT.

Tuesday January 12, 2021, 14.00-15.30
Section meeting
Professor Nete Nørgaard Kristensen  and professor Mette Mortensen present their joint research about The memefication of political leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday February 23, 2021, 13.00-14.30
Section meeting
Associate professor Stine Lomborg from DICO/COMM presents her DFF- and ERC-projects on “Datafied Living”.

March 1, 2021
The section welcomes a new colleague, Matthias Hoffmann, to be part of Christina Neumeyer’s VolkswagenStiftung projekt, ProDem.

Tuesday March 16, 2021, 11.00-12.30
Section seminar
David Buckingham, Emeritus Professor of Media and Communications at Loughborough University, gives a talk on “Media and cultural education in the age of digital capitalism”. Read more

Tuesday April 20, 2021, 11.00-12.30
Section meeting
Postdoc Ally McCrow-Young presents her research ‘Social media data as (non)personal data? Intersecting data assemblages in research practice under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation’. 

Tuesday May 18, 2021, 11.00-12.30
Section meeting
Postdoc Franziska Marquart will present her research as part of Nete Nørgaard Kristensen’s H2020-projekt INVENT, and Matthias Hoffmann will present his research as part of Christina Neumeyer’s VolkswagenStiftung projekt, ProDem.

June 10, 2021
Joint research seminar with Section of Film and Creative Media Industries and Section of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museum.

Tuesday June 15, 2021, 11.00-12.30
Section meeting
Mikkel Bækby Johansen presents his ongoing PhD-research on Intellectuals in the digital age,

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