Keyword: Media Studies
Media Studies provides an interdisciplinary research environment combing methodological approaches from art studies and cultural studies. The department has strong traditions in film and television studies, studies of popular culture, media philosophy, feminist media studies, digital media research and rhetoric.
Media Studies provides student with tools for understanding and analyzing media culture as historical, technological, social and aesthetic phenomena. Studies within the department help to develop both diverse writing skills and project management skills.
Media Studies focuses on media culture and media technology. We are specialized in studies of film and TV, popular culture, media philosophy, digital media, feminist media studies and rhetoric.
Director of Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS), Professor Martin Cloonan was part of a research group that carried out the world’s first live music census in the United Kingdom in March 2017. The results suggest that small live music venues are facing a number of threats that could affect their long-term future.
Researchers who are active in social media should present themselves as individuals and show their human characteristics. Sharing only research results is not interesting, says Tero Karppi who researches Facebook.