Researchers of the Emmy Noether group presented two papers at the annual conference of the International Communication Association that took place on May 24-28, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Florian Toepfl presented his paper “Comparing Authoritarian Publics: The Benefits and Risks of Three Types of Publics for Autocrats”. Anna Litvinenko talked about her research on political video-blogging in the Russian social networks that she co-authored with Svetlana Bodrunova, of St. Petersburg University.
The Emmy Noether Group also hosted a reception for scholars of post-Soviet media studies. The event aimed to give scholars interested in post-Soviet media studies an opportunity to connect with their colleagues from all over the world during the ICA conference.