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#FrauenSagenNein: New working paper on gender-critical alliances published

Pauline Zahn and Margreth Lünenborg have examined affective networking in the collective protest against the Self-Determination Act on Twitter in a new working paper.

May 07, 2024

Margreth Lünenborg becomes member of Academia Europaea

The pan-european academy of sciences "Academia Europaea" has appointed Prof. Lünenborg as a new member. She will be part of the section "Film, Media and Visual Studies".

Apr 22, 2024

“Infrastructures of Feeling: Digital Mediation, Captivation, Ambivalence” ─ Guest Lecture by Prof. Dr. Rebecca Coleman

On May 2, Prof. Dr. Rebecca Coleman from the University of Bristol will give a lecture at the Freie Universität Berlin.

Apr 18, 2024

Ana Makhashvili, Annabella Backes, and Margreth Lünenborg present “Beyond arguments? Affect-theoretical concepts of public spheres using the example of (anti-)feminist discourses“

On March 15, 2024, Ana Makhashvili, Annabella Backes and Margreth Lünenborg from the  D02 project  of the CRC “ Affective Socities “  gave a lecture at the  69th Annual Conference of the German Communication Association  (DGPuK) “Visions for the ‘good life’: Media and Communication in Tomorrow's Society” at the University of Erfurt.

Mar 21, 2024

Ana Makhashvili presents “Hijacking Solidarity. Affective Networking of Far-Right Publics on Twitter”

On December 7, 2023, Ana Makhashvili from the CRC " Affective Societies " will give an online lecture on her recent publication " Hijacking Solidarity. Affective Networking of Far-Right Publics on Twitter " at the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Dec 05, 2023

Discussion on Challenges in Journalism

To mark the 75th anniversary of the German Federation of Journalists and Freie Universität, a panel discussion with media representatives will take place on November 21.

Nov 14, 2023

Call for Papers for Conference about Gender and Diversity in Journalism

The call for papers for the conference "Diversity and Gender in Journalism: Intersectional Perspectives on the Professional Field and Reporting" in September 2024 in Berlin has been published.

Oct 26, 2023

Workshop “Contemporary Research on Gender and Far Right”

On 17 November 2023, Ana Makhashvili from the CRC “Affective Societies” and Luciano Santander Hoces from the Latin America Institute will be hosting the workshop on Contemporary Research on Gender and Far Right.

Oct 24, 2023

New Anthology "Affective Formation of Publics" by Lünenborg and Röttger-Rössler

On the first of September, the new volume with analyses of contemporary public spheres based on affect and emotion theory will be published.

Aug 25, 2023

New journal article “Kuqing as affective glue in China” by Margreth Lünenborg and Dong Wei

The article “Weaving the network of collectivism - Kuqing as affective glue in China: Analyzing the reality show X-Change.” by Prof. Dr. Margreth Lünenborg and Dr. Dong Wei has been published in the European Journal of Cultural Studies. 

Aug 15, 2023