- “Erstwhile in Vienna…”: Brief conference report on ‘Transgressive Television: Politics, Crime, and Citizenship in 21st-Century American TV Series’ – An international Conference, 01.-03.10.2014, Amerika Haus, Vienna
Saturday October 4th, 2014Organized by Prof Birgit Däwes (University of Vienna) in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States in Austria, the conference provided a space for more than a dozen presentations that revolved around questions of transgression in regards to politics, power, representations of ethnicity and gender, the role of the anti-hero and, in particular, the criminal exemplified on a diverse selection of both well-known as well as new contemporary TV shows including The Wire (HBO, 2002-8), Breaking Bad (AMC, 2008-13), The Sopranos (HBO, 1999-2007), House of Cards (Netflix, 2013-), Sons of Anarchy (FX, 2008-), Scandal (ABC, 2012-), Dexter (Showtime, 2006-13), Hannibal (NBC, 2013-), and True Detective (HBO, 2014-).
- Trip to Bremen 2014 – Medienwissenschaftliches Kolloquium Nordverbund
Saturday April 12th, 2014On Friday, January 17, 2014, a group of students and staff of the IMK was given the great opportunity to attend this year's first installment of the Nordverbund Kolloquium at Bremen University.
- ‘GMaC-Lunch’ lecture and discussion
Friday February 1st, 2013A ‘GMaC-Lunch’ lecture and discussion was organized on 29.01.2013 from 13:30 - 15:00h in the Graduate School Media and Communication (GMaC). The lecture was organized in cooperation with the Erasmus Mundus program of journalism studies at the University of Hamburg.
- ICA/UC Regional Conference (Santiago-Chile)
Tuesday October 30th, 2012For the first time, the International Communication Association (ICA) celebrated a regional conference for the Latin American research community. This event took place in one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America, the Pontificia Universidad Católica, from October 18 to 20, 2012 in Santiago-Chile.