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General Information

  • Project title: Digital Transformation of Film Consumption and the Dis/Empowering Effects on Minorities in Europe. An Intersectional Focus Group Analysis
  • Type: Project looking for partner
  • Organisation: Institute for Media Studies, Philipps-University Marburg
  • Country: Germany (DE)

Research area

  • Call topics:
    • Cultural Transformations in the Digital Age
    • Digitalisation and Social Transformation
  • Keywords:

    media; cinema; intersectionality; empowerment; streaming platforms

  • Brief description of your expertise / expertise you are looking for:

    We are looking for: scholars analyzing (cinematic) media cultures of minorities; partners from Southeastern Europe (e.g. Bulgaria, Slovenia, Romania) are especially welcome Our expertise: media analysis of Muslim communities in the context of migration (Germany: Prof. Dr. Dr. Rauf Ceylan, University Osnabrück & Dr. Ömer Alkin, Philipps-University Marburg); African communities in Europe (Dr. Matthias De Groof, Universiteit Antwerp)

  • Brief description of your project / the project you would like to join:

    Our research project aims at understanding (subscription) video on demand streaming platforms with regard to both: the transformational potential of digitalization and its dangers. It analyzes the generation of cinematic reflective knowledge of affected minorities (migrants, LGBTQ* etc.). Methods: mixed method between innovative focus group analysis and media reception analyses. The project poses the question of whether the heterogenization of film consumption practice and the making available of representational offers is conducive to the development of cultural diversity or, to the contrary, of the reinforcing of ethnic, gender, class or geographical bias.

Contact details

Dr. Ömer Alkin

Submitted on 2021-04-07 14:40:46

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