Christoph Raetzsch (Assistant Editor)

Christoph RaetzschChristoph Raetzsch

Aarhus University, Denmark


Christoph Raetzsch is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Digital Design and Information Studies at Aarhus University (Denmark). After having made his peace with post-structuralist theory of the media, he is currently investigating architectures and processes of co-creation in the EU-funded project OrganiCity. He has studied American Literature and Culture in Berlin, Media Archaeology and Film in Amsterdam and graduated with a degree in media consulting from Technische Universität Berlin. In his dissertation (2009-2014), he developed a practice-based approach to study historically the transformation of journalistic practices in times of media change in American news journalism. His research interests cover the fields of media and journalism history, digital journalism, as well as methods for fostering data literacy in educational settings.

Christoph Raetzsch is a frequent reviewer for international journals and publishers, and was Vice Chair of the Digital Culture and Communication Section of ECREA 2014–2016. His research has been published in international, peer-reviewed journals such as Digital Journalism, Journalism Practice, Journalism Studies, Tecnoscienza, Media History and the Journal of Computational Culture. He is author of a monograph on the early works of Jean Baudrillard (TU University Press Berlin, 2008) and has recently co-edited “Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity: Transdisciplinary Approaches” (Routledge 2017, with S. Foellmer and M. Lünenborg) which addresses new analytic approaches to understanding the emergence of performative publics.

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