Political Communication Research Group

Call for Papers!

Preconference at the 2018 ICA in Prague

Preconference at the 2018 ICA, Prague co-sponsored by the Political Communication Division & the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna


Refugees, Religious Threats, and Political Radicalization:
Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives


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November 7, 2017

ICA - Chair of Political Communication

Sophie Lecheler was elected Vice Chair and later Chair of the Political Communication Division of the ICA (International Communication Association, http://www.icahdq.org). Her term starts at the end of the ICA Prague conference in May 2018. The Political Communication Division is one of the largest divisions of the ICA.


October 25, 2017

AUSSDA - The Austrian Social Science Data Archive

Teilnahme am Event: Research Data in Austria - Moving social sciences ahead

Am 17. November nimmt das Team Lecheler am ersten öffentlichen Event der AUSSDA "Research Data in Austria - Moving social sciences ahead" teil.


ÖAW - Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy

Das junge Team um Sophie Lecheler war zuletzt auf der ÖAW Konferenz "Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy" unterwegs. Mit der Unterstützung von Sophie Lecheler hielten Jana Egelhofer einen Vortrag am 22.9.2017 zum Thema "‘Fake News’ as a Phenomenon of Digitalization? A Conceptualization for Political Communication Research" und Ming Boyer zum Thema "The Importance of Social Identities in Political Communication Effects: Social Identity Activation by Political News" am 22.09.2017.



September 28, 2017

Team PolCom