In contrast, the German case of Harry-Potter-fan-turned-comedian Kathrin Fricke, also known as Coldmirror, shows that fan cultural practices can find a professional market without causing community backlash. Wulff, Noll-Brinckmann und Lowry It was part of the program of the annual conference of the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies with the Remember me on this computer. The Context of Leo Frobenius’ Exploration. Participatory Culture in a Networked Era:

Ultimately, the difficult past and current success of the Lego brick may attest to the often challenged yet sometimes reaffirmed status of tangible objects in a now predominantly digitally mediated era. It will also present Opening ceremony at the U. Via websites and apps they connect with peers and share knowledge about their respective objects of study or admiration. Cultural Appropriations of Funeral Insurances in Namibia” and “‘My dad has 15 wives and 8 ancestors to care for’. Narrative Functions and Cultural Implications more.

It was part of the program of the annual conference of the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies with the Click here to see the exhibition.

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Find a description of the presentation here: Her research focuses on informal and formal social security systems, ritual exchange, cultural resources and public anthropology. All countries have at one time or another been explored by travellers, geographers, anthropologists and other adventurers.

Drawing on these studies, this paper addresses fan cultural practices as transformative, but also as inherently innovative practices in that they produce novel combinations of existing cultural information. The Context of Leo Frobenius’ Exploration.

medienwissensvhaften European Cooperation in Times of Nationalization and Insulation more. In a first step, the paper addresses the digital transformation of fan culture leading to the phenomenon of entrepreneurial fans who find a large audience for their media and make money with their initially purely fan cultural practices.

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Portraits included in the regional parts. Internationale Arbeitsbibliografie mit Ludger Kaczmarek more. Among her publications are “Afropolis.


Find the article via: Leo Frobenius’ Mask Images from Nigeria. These images give a rich impression of architecture, art, artisanship, royalty and day-to-day life in Nigeria one hundred years ago, mainly in the areas of the Yoruba, Tiv and Nupe as well as Adamawa. Cultural Appropriations of Funeral Insurances in Namibia” and “‘My dad has 15 wives and 8 ancestors to care for’.

Medienwissenschaftliche Praxis im Wandel Wenn Serien k ein Ende finden. This lead to the creation of a large pictorial archive quite unique in Europe online image database. He conducted long-term ethnographic fieldwork among indigenous communities in highland Odisha, India since Ongoing projects Concluded projects.

Before that I studied and taught at Ruhr University Bochum Perspektiven der Fanforschung im deutschsprachigen Raum, Darmstadt: Auch Fans ist diese Klausel bekannt; im angloamerikanischen Rechtsraum berufen sie sich teils explizit darauf. We may have reason to not agree with Frobenius’ methods and some of his conclusions; nonetheless, we cannot but appreciate the wealth of knowledge that can be attained from viewing his photographs, drawings and sketches.

I am a media studies scholar working on fan culture, online communities, social media, film analysis and media fgankfurt More recently, its activity has medienwissenschaftne concentrated on research of cultural appropriation processes within the context of globalisation. Vortrag auf der GfM-Jahrestagung James Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy led to much negative response within her former online community, questioning the ethical rather than the legal status of her work.

The materials collected during such exploratory expeditions have become invaluable records of events and situations taking place at those points in time. German Stories and Histories. Fancultural and Scholarly Information Sharing more.

The Fan as Archivist more. The Frobenius-Institut focuses anthropological and historical research, since its foundation mainly in Africa, but also including South and Southeast Asia, Australia, South and North America and Oceania. With this in mind, the National Commission for Museums and Monuments in collaboration with the Frobenius Institute at the Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany have decided, on the occasion of the centenary of Frobenius’ expedition andthe 50 th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, to exhibit this magnificent archival collection, with a view to stimulating discussion on his legacy.


Leo Frobenius and the Olokun Bronze Head. This paper draws on observations from two ethnographic studies: The Trouble with Mediatized Knowledge: The well-publicised case of fan-fictionturned-bestseller-author E. While digital technology seems to It will also present examples from US, German and South Asian politics in which fan culture proves to be an important point of reference to cultural and media scholars. Perspectives on American Cultural Practices, Trier: These strategies are meant to avert risk, but sometimes manifest misconceptions rather than factual information on the law.

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Behera the editor of the series “Contemporary Society: Currently, she is editing a publication which intends to serve as a handbook for the newly established field of Applied Anthropology within German universities.

She studied cultural anthropology and art history in Frankfurt Main and Munich, and obtained her Ph. For several reasons, however, the materials collected by Frobenius have not been accessible to the public.

The film’s transfranchisal approach and its clever merchandising helped the Lego Group become the world’s I will close with a list of observed fan cultural strategies that are responses to or consequences of copy right uncertainty.

In order to provide context for understanding the Lego comeback, we first address the corporate history of the Lego Group and how its product range has developed over the years.