Month: October 2014

Conference: „Internet killed the TV-Star?“

In cooperation with the institutes for media studies and media convergence, the team of empirical political research organizes the conference “Internet killed the TV-Star??. Experts from all relevant fields – science, media, and politics – will discuss latest developments and forward compatibility: How does the internet change TV and TV watching habits? How are hybrid TV forms established in law? Which role will big data play for future TV? How will future TV look like?
The conference will take place from 27 to 28 November. Participation is free. If you want to participate, please make a binding commitment:
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PVS Special Issue 2015: „Political Psychology” – Authors’ Conference

PVS Sonderheft 2014Last week, Mainz was the capital of political psychology. In the course of preparation for the PVS Special Issue, edited by Cornelia Frank, Harald Schoen, and Thorsten Faas, more than 20 papers were presented and discussed. Many thanks to all who contributed and especially to the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, Freunde der Universität Mainz, and to DVPW, who made the conference possible!