Program

Responsibility and Resistance: Ethics in Mediatized Worlds

International Conference at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
December 10-11, 2015

Organized by Prof. Dr. Dr. Matthias Karmasin & Dr. Tobias Eberwein (Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences / Alpen Adria University), Prof. Dr. Friedrich Krotz (University of Bremen / Priority Program “Mediatized Worlds”) & Prof. Dr. Dr. Matthias Rath (University of Education Ludwigsburg)

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

18:00
Get Together
INIGO Restaurant
Bäckerstraße 18, 1010 Wien

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

9:00
Welcome & Opening of the Conference

9:30
Keynote 1: Ethics in Mediatized Worlds
FRIEDRICH KROTZ (UNIVERSITY OF BREMEN)

10:30
Coffee break

11:00
Section I: Power and Resistance

  • ‘Power Imbalances’. The Mediatization of the Mafia and the Mafiazation of the Media
    ANTONIO DI STEFANO (UNIVERSITY OF ROME)
  • Doing Good “with just one Klick”: Normative Aspects of Solidarity 2.0 as an Act of Resistance in Today’s Mediatized Worlds
    NINA KÖBERER (UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION LUDWIGSBURG)
  • From Dispositifs of Communication to Implications of Media Ethics and Resistance
    THOMAS STEINMAURER (UNIVERSITY OF SALZBURG)

13:00
Lunch break

14:00
Keynote 2: History of Responsibility in Mediatized Worlds – is it a new Topic?
STEFANIE AVERBECK-LIETZ (UNIVERSITY OF BREMEN)

15:00
Coffee break

15:30
Section II: Media Economy and Corporate Responsibilty

  • Corporate Responsibility in a Mediatized World. Institutional Ethics and the Question of Consumer Sovereignity
    MICHAEL LITSCHKA (UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES ST. PÖLTEN)
  • Journalistic Responsibility and Resistance in a Disinformation Economy
    STEPHAN RUSS-MOHL (UNIVERSITÀ DELLA SVIZZERA ITALIANA)
  • Ethics as Practice. The Challenge of Management Ethics in Mediatized Working Environments
    ANKE TROMMERSHAUSEN (UNIVERSITY OF WEIMAR)

17:30
Break

18:00
Public Keynote (3): Mediatization as a Challenge to Media Ethics
MATTHIAS KARMASIN & TOBIAS EBERWEIN (INSTITUTE FOR COMPARATIVE MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES, AUSTRIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES/ALPEN ADRIA UNIVERSITY)

Opening of the Interdisciplinary Media Ethics Center (IMEC)
Panel Discussion (Moderation: Larissa Krainer, Alpen Adria University)

20:00
Dinner

Friday, December 11th, 2015

9:30
Keynote 4: Mediatized Resistance of Victims – Toward the Ethics of ‘Politics of Pity’
JOHANNA SUMIALA (UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI)

10:30
Coffee Break

11:00
Section III: Technological Devices and Games

  • Repairing Media Technologies as a Resistance to Mediatization
    SIGRID KANNENGIEßER (UNIVERSITY OF BREMEN)
  • Entertaining, Propaganda, Socialization. How Military Video Games explain Global Conflicts
    DÉSIRÉE RADMER (UNIVERSITY OF AUGSBURG)
  • WTF!?! You %&“§%!! – Trolling, Flaming and Shitstorms: Negative Gaming and Communication Practices in MMORPGs
    BIRGIT SWOBODA

13:00
Lunch Break

14:00
Keynote 5: Ethics of the Mediatized World
MATTHIAS RATH (UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION LUDWIGSBURG)

15:00
Coffee Break

15:30
Section IV: Media Ethics in Everyday Life

  • Sex Machines. Responsibility and Resistance in Mediatized Sexualities
    NICOLE DULLER (ALPEN ADRIA UNIVERSITY)
  • Media in Times of Change. The Audience’s Role in (Re-)Producing Normative Perspectives on Media and the Media System
    KATHRIN FRIEDERIKE MÜLLER (UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER)
  • Practices, Obligations and Responsibilities. Visual Everyday Communication and its Challenges for Acting Responsible in and with Media
    REBECCA VENEMA & KATHARINA LOBINGER (UNIVERSITY OF BREMEN)

17:30
Final Panel: Ethics of Mediatization

18:15
End of the Conference

Conference Venue

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Johannessaal
Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2
Stiege 1, 1. Stock
A-1010 Vienna

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