Ana Makhashvili M.A.
Institute for Media and Communication Studies
Department of Political and Social Sciences
CRC 1171 "Affective Societies" - D02
Room JK 33/231
Appointment by arrangement via e-mail
- Since July 2023 research associate in the project "Contested Order of Emotions: (Anti-)Feminist Discourses on Social Media" of the CRC "Affective Societies", Freie Universität Berlin
- 2019–2023 research associate in the project "Journalism and the Order of Emotions" of the CRC "Affective Societies", Freie Universität Berlin
- 2016–2019 Media and Political Communication M.A., Freie Universität Berlin
Master thesis title: "Narratives of International Crisis in 280 Characters. A content analysis of Russian and British diplomatic Twitter accounts following the Novichok attack in Salisbury, UK in March 2018". Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Juliana Raupp.
- 2013–2016 Communication Studies and Sociology B.A., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
- 2012–2016 DAAD-scholarship for graduates of German schools abroad
TWG Affect, Emotion & Media (ECREA)
Summer term 2020
- Emotionen im Journalismus (with Dr. Débora Medeiros)
- Since 07/2023: Project "Contested Order of Emotions: (Anti-)Feminist Discourses on Social Media" of the CRC "Affective Societies", Freie Universität Berlin
- 2019–2023: Project "Journalism and the Order of Emotions" of the CRC "Affective Societies" Freie Universität Berlin
- Affect and Emotion
- Far-right Publics on Social Media
- Media and Migration
- Crisis Communication
- Gender Media Studies
- Makhashvili, A., Medeiros, D., & Lünenborg, M. (2022). Challenging Journalistic Authority in the Networked Affective Dynamics of #Chemnitz. Social Media + Society, 8(4), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1177/20563051221146185
- Medeiros, D., & Makhashvili, A. (2022). United in Grief? Emotional Communities around the Far-Right Terror Attack in Hanau on TV and Twitter. Media and Communication, 10(3), 39–49. https://doi.org/10.17645/mac.v10i3.5438
- Makhashvili, A. (2023). Hijacking Solidarity: Affective Networking of Far-Right Publics on Twitter. In M. Lünenborg & B. Röttger-Rössler (Eds.), Affective Formation of Publics: Places, Networks, and Media (pp. 149–172). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003365426
Medeiros, D., Makhashvili, A., & Lünenborg, M. (2022). Negotiating Journalism's Boundaries within the Networked Affective Publics Around the Far-Right Terror Attack in Hanau. ICA 2022: One World, One Network? 26–30 May, Paris.
Makhashvili, A. (2022). Hijacking Solidarity: The Networked and Affective Dynamics of Far-Right Publics on Twitter. Media and Publics Conference. 29 April, Roskilde University.
Makhashvili, A., & Lünenborg, M. (2021). Affective Publics on Twitter: Contesting Journalism’s Authority. ICA 2021: Engaging the Essential Work of Care: Communication, Connectedness, and Social Justice. 27–31 May, online.
Makhashvili, A., & Lünenborg, M. (2021). #Chemnitz and its Polarized Affective Publics. DACH21: #Kommunikation #(R)Evolution: Zum Wandel der Kommunikation in der digitalen Gesellschaft. 7–9 April, online.
Lünenborg, M., Medeiros, & D., Makhashvili, A. (2020). Journalismus herausgefordert: Konkurrierende Affektdramaturgien um #Chemnitz. Lecture Series “Mobility Affects”. 2 December, Freie Universität Berlin.
Algorithmic media and the becoming ir/rational of affect. A book review. SFB Affective Societies Blog, October 2021.
with Medeiros, D.: The affective economy of anxiety or how the German far right capitalizes on Covid-19. SFB Affective Societies Blog, September 2020.