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Hey there! My name is Christian Schwarzenegger and I am a research assistant and Phd student at the Institute of Language and Communication Studies at RWTH Aachen University. Prior to starting my Phd I earned my Master's degree in Communications at the University of Vienna where I was project assistant and lecturer and am still giving courses on communication research in a historical perspective. I specialize on the history of everyday culture, the history of the banal and the relevance of popular culture for social and cultural memory.

3 PhD positions in Political Communication at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research

"3 PhD positions in Political Communication at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research, University of Amsterdam.
Deadline: 24th November 2013.
More information:"

Nostalgias: Visualising Longing

Nostalgias: Visualising Longing is an opportunity for academics, artists and commentators to discuss the role of nostalgia in contemporary art practices. It will examine, analyse and interpret the complexities of nostalgia and nostalgic sensibilities within art and media based practices; photography, film, television, music, archives, consumer culture, psychology and social media.
Speakers include:

call for post-doc applicant to apply for FSR fellowship at Saint Louis, Brussels

Saint-Louis University, Brussels (, is looking for a post-doc candidate who is interested in applying to the FSR Incoming Call for Post-Doc Fellowships (12-24 months).
More information about the FSR programme, including the 2014 call and the application form, can be found here:

new issue of Platform: Journal of Media and Communication

Platform: Journal of Media and Communication is pleased to announce that our latest issue has just been published on our website: Platform is a fully refereed, open access online  journal which publishes work by graduate students and early career researchers in media and communications and related disciplines. It is edited by graduate students at the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, Australia.

(post-)doc positions for research on information-processing by political elites, participation, agenda-setting in Antwerp

The research group Media, Movements and Politics (M²P) within the department of Political Science at the University of Antwerp is looking for a number of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to participate in research projects dealing with information-processing by political elites, with participation and representation, or with agenda-setting.

‘New Directions in Media Research: Postgraduate Research Day’ - June 13th 2012 - Leicester

Below is a call for attendance for a one day postgraduate conference at Leicester University.
 Dear Colleagues,

PhD position for research on affective news framing effects at UVAmsterdam

ASCoR at the University of Amsterdam has an open position for a doctoral researcher. The PhD project is on the topic “Framing Emotions: Developing a Comprehensive Model of Affective News Framing Effects” – more information on the position is available via the link below:

VU Amsterdam - 3 assistant professors (UD) in Communication Science

 The department Communication Science of the Faculty of Social Science of VU University  Amsterdam, is looking for: 
 Three assistant professors (UD) in Communication Science f/m For 1.0 fte
 Vacancy number: 1.2012.00098
 Summary of the vacant positions

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