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Current Issue

Volume 10, Nr. 2
Autumn/Winter 2020

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Ehab Galal & Zenia Yonus
Between Sect and Secularism: The Mediated Ambiguities of the Syrian Nation State (article in English)
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Cherian George
What Global Censorship Studies Tell us About Hong Kong’s Media Future (article in English)
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From the Field

Kefa Hamidi & Alessandra Brüchner
Reforming Journalism Education on a Tertiary Level in Afghanistan: Recommendations for a Dual Education Model (article in English)
Abstract  | PDF-Fulltext

Irit Neidhardt
Cairo-Berlin Return: Early Arab-German Cooperation in Film – The Egyptian-German Example (article in English)
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Graduate Section

Christina Haritos
(Post-)Koloniale Erinnerungen in der Presse: Der Völkermord in Deutsch-Südwestafrika in deutschen und namibischen Zeitungen (article in German)
Abstract  | PDF-Fulltext

Book Reviews

Florian Meissner
Anne Grüne/Kai Hafez/Subekti Priyadharma/Sabrina Schmidt (Eds.) (2019): Media and Transformation in Germany and Indonesia. Asymmetrical Comparisons and Perspectives  (review in English)
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Anna Litvinenko
Agnes Gulyas & David Baines (Eds.) (2020): The Routledge Companion to Local Media and Journalism (review in English)
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Christine Crone
Philipp Budka & Birgit Bräuchler (Eds.) (2020): Theorising Media and Conflict (review in English)
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Call for Papers for a Special Issue – Winter 2021

Global Digital Media from Intersectional, Queerfeminist and Post- and Decolonial Perspectives

You are invited to submit abstracts for this Special Issue aiming at strengthening critical perspectives in Global Media Studies as well as international communication in order to expand and challenge the hegemonic canon of media studies.

Please check the following PDF for details: D / ENG.

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Open Call for next issues

You are invited to send full paper submissions addressing any topic relevant to international or transcultural communication and media to gmj[at]

Please check our styleguide D / ENG.


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