Philipp Seuferling


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Philipp Seuferling is a doctoral student within the research project “The (dis)connected refugee: The role of communication technologies in trust-building in Sweden and Germany”. In his PhD project, he provides a historical perspective and explores pre-digital media and communication practices in refugee camps in Germany, roughly between 1945 and 2000.

Philipp has studied Media and Communication Studies as well as Finnougrian Studies at the universities of Hamburg, Helsinki and Lund. From 2013 to 2015, he worked as a research assistant at the Research Centre Media History at the Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research at the University of Hamburg.

He is a member of the international research networks “Entangled Media Historieslänk till annan webbplats” (Lund, Hamburg, Bournemouth) and “Media and Migration in the Baltic Sea Regionlänk till annan webbplats” (Lund, Hamburg, Stockholm, Jyväskylä, Aarhus). He is also and associated member of the "Memory and Media Research Networklänk till annan webbplats".

His general research interests lie in the intersections of media and migration studies, media history and memory studies, especially in Germany, Sweden and Finland.

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Recent academic activities:

"Analogue Escapes. Media and Communication Practices in Refugee Camps in Germany (1945-2000)". Publication of PhD project plan in Rundfunk und Geschichtelänk till annan webbplats (Heft 3-4, 2018).

"Immobile Socialities? Pre-Digital Media and Communication Practices in Refugee Camps in Germany". Presentation at ECREA Conference, Lugano, 3.11.2018.

"Posting on the Wall in Pre-Digital Times. Media and Communication Practices in Refugee Camps in Germany (1945-2000)länk till annan webbplats". Blog Entry for "Media History from the Margins", Summer Seminar at Monte Verità, August 2018.

"Media, Memory, and Refugee Activism Across History". Presentation at ICA Conference, Prague, CZ, 28.5.2018.

Seuferling, Philipp (February 2018): “To arrive means being able to tell”. Memory Cultures and Narratives of Historical Migration in German Media in 1991–1994 and 2015–2017. In: Tobias Linné (ed.). Excellent MSc Dissertations 2017. Media and Communication Studies. Lund: Lund University Press.

"Since 1945 we have had More Immigrants than the USA Every Single Year: Mediated Memory Cultures of Forced Migration during the Refugee Crisis (2015/16) in Germany". Presentation at 42nd Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, 6.10.2017.

"Documenting forced migration on screen. Entangled histories of refugee documentaries in Germany and Sweden". Presentation together with Hans-Ulrich Wagner (Hans-Bredow-Institute, Hamburg) at conference “Tracing entanglements in media history”, Lund
University, 19.5.2017.

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