about me

I studied media and communication and political science at the University of Salzburg, Austria, and the Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. I am Lecturer in Social Justice at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, and a member of the Unified Theory of Information Research Group, Austria. My publications include Towards a Critical Theory of Surveillance in Informational Capitalism (Peter Lang, 2012) and Critical Theory and Social Media: Between Emancipation and Commodification (Routledge, 2015).

 

NEWS: YOU CAN FIND ME AT THE FOLLOWING EVENTS THIS YEAR

European Journal of Communication Symposium, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, 27 May 2016

Keynote at the Banja Luka College of Communications International Conference, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 24-26 June 2016

International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, University of Leicester, UK, 27-31 July 2016

European Sociological Association (ESA) RN18 Mid-Term Conference, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal, 8-10 September 2016

Guest lectures at Media and Communication Studies of the University of Helsinki, Finland, 7-8 December 2016

research interests

  • Social theory
  • Critical theory and social justice
  • Political economy of media and communication
  • Information society research
  • Labour in informational capitalism
  • Sociology of technology
  • Digital and social media studies
  • Privacy and surveillance studies
  • Academic labour and ICTs

last update: june 2016