Join us during as we continue our conversations via Zoom with German students, activists and professionals who will share their perspectives on life, culture and politics in contemporary Germany. Our speakers will provide 20 minutes of introductory remarks and then open the floor for discussion. All conversation is held in English and all members of the campus community are welcome to attend this free event. This semester our speakers will focus on Media and Music.
• The importance of the internet in television programming
• The role of social networks (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) in the development of right-wing populist groups
• Survival of the fittest: Traditional broadcast media and the growth of new media in Germany
Veit Olischläger: As the head of Technology, Media Management and Public Relations at the Bavarian State Center for New Media (Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien, BLM), Veit has been involved with the convergence of traditional and new forms of media for over 20 years, and has advised both private and public media providers in these years for rapid media development. https://kress.de/koepfe/kresskoepfe-detail/profil/20988-veit-olischlaeger.html.
Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom Meeting ID.
Organized by the Lewis and Clark Year of Study in Munich, German Studies at Lewis & Clark College, German Studies at Whitman College, German Studies at the University of Puget Sound & the Department of German at Northwestern.