The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute (HBI) examines media change and the related structural shifts in public communication.
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The academic profile of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is characterised by its research programmes.
The Institute focuses on transferring its work to various target groups and various formats in the broadest way possible.
The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is engaged in numerous international and national research networks in research and practice.
An overview of all research projects that are carried out during the current research year.
“Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“ offers a forum for the discussion of media and communication-related issues and for analyses of media development from different perspectives and for all media.
Series "Working Papers of the Hans-Bredow-Institut”
The annual and activity reports document the Institute's work in the areas of research, transfer and service on a yearly basis.
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Relationships between media and by media do not stop at borders. The cooperative project with the Macquarie University in Sydney investigates such transnational histories of media.
How to explore ‘communicating port cities’ in three continents – this was the topic of the 'Transnational Media Histories'-workshop 2018.
The event took place from 12 to 13 September 2018 at Universität Hamburg, a workshop within the 'MQ-FU-HAM Trilateral Strategi...
"Radio Eye, Audio Vision and the Freeing of the Feature in Post War German and Australian Radio", lecture by H.-U. Wagner at "The Radio Conference 2018. A Transnational Forum" at Monash University on 11 July 2018 in Prato, Italy (together with Virgina Madsen).
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