Julia Jakob new scientific staff member

Since April 2019, Julia Jakob works as a researcher in the DFG research project “Mediated Contestation in Comparative Perspective” led by Prof. Hartmut Wessler.

Julia Jakob studied media and communication sciences at the Universities of Mannheim, Bergen and Newcastle upon Tyne, focussing on political communications in particular. During her studies in Mannheim, Julia worked as a Student Assistant in the DFG research project “Sustainable Media Events? Production and Discursive Effects of Staged Global Political Media Events in the Area of Climate Change” led by Prof. Wessler. In her Master's thesis she studied aspects of the German public diplomacy in the European refugee crisis 2015/16.