THEORISING MEDIA AND CONFLICT
Edited by Philipp Budka and Birgit Bräuchler
Theorising Media and Conflict brings together anthropologists as well as media and communication scholars to collectively address the elusive and complex relationship between media and conflict. Through epistemological and methodological reflections and the analyses of various case studies from around the globe, this volume provides evidence for the co-constitutiveness of media and conflict and contributes to their consolidation as a distinct area of scholarship. Practitioners, policymakers, students and scholars who wish to understand the lived realities and dynamics of contemporary conflicts will find this book invaluable.
Philipp Budka is a Lecturer in the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, and the M.A. program Visual and Media Anthropology at the Free University Berlin. He is the co-editor of Ritualisierung – Mediatisierung – Performance (2019, Vienna University Press) and his research has been published in journals and books such as Journal des Anthropologues, Canadian Journal of Communication and Ethnic Media in the Digital Age (2019, Routledge).
Birgit Bräuchler is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne. She is author of Cyberidentities at War(2013, Berghahn), The Cultural Dimension of Peace (2015, Palgrave), editor of Reconciling Indonesia (2009, Routledge), co-editor of Theorising Media and Practice (2010, Berghahn) with John Postill and has published widely in peer-reviewed journals.
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