Prof. Dr. Christian Pentzold

ZeMKI, Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research, University of Bremen

Research Area

Role of media in societies


Christian Pentzold is Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies with a focus on Media Society at ZeMKI, Centre for Media, Communication and Information Sciences. Prior to joining the University of Bremen in 2016, he was a lecturer at Technische Universität Chemnitz. He has studied media and communication at Chemnitz and at the University of Stirling. Funded by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung) his doctoral research looked at practices and institutions of successful online communication and cooperation. In 2009, he was an EPSRC-funded doctoral visitor to the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Since 2012 Christian has been an Associate Researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society, Berlin and in the academic year 2015 he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries, King’s College London.

Research Interests

Internet-assisted communication and collaboration, Digital media technologies, Qualitative methods in communication research and media analysis, Theories of media practices and everday mediated culture




[Translate to Englisch:] Tagungen


Creative Unit "Communicative Figurations" conference

International conference from December 7-9, 2016, House of Science Bremen

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