Dr. Katja Kaufmann, MA

Guest Researcher

 

 

Katja.Kaufmann(at)uibk.ac.at

Contact & Profile at University of Innsbruck

 

Co-PI in go!digital NEXT GENERATION project:

"DigitAS - The Digital, Affects and Space"

 

 

 


Academic Education

Academic Education

2014 - 2019: Dr. phil. (Communication), Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Thesis: "Smartphone-Methoden und ihre Forschungsethik am Beispiel der Digital Migration Studies [Smartphone Methods and their Research Ethics Using the Example of Digital Migration Studies]"

2009 – 2012: MA, University of Music, Drama and Media Hannover, Germany
Thesis: "Shopping in a mobile networked everyday life. A qualitative study into mobile shopping and the role of the smartphone therein"

2005 – 2009: BA, University of Music, Drama and Media Hannover, Germany

Professional Career

Professional Career

Since 2019: Post-doctoral researcher, University of Innsbruck

2013 - 2018: Staff member, CMC Vienna

01.2013 – 09.2013: Research assistant, University of Music, Drama and Media Hannover, Department of Journalism and Communication Research (IJK)

2008–2011: Student research assistant, tutor, research project member, University of Music, Drama and Media Hannover, Department of Journalism and Communication Research (IJK)

04.2007 – 09.2007: Internship Account Planning, Jung von Matt/basis, Hamburg

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

  • Kaufmann, K. (2019). Smartphone-Methoden und ihre Forschungsethik am Beispiel der Digital Migration Studies [Smartphone Methods and their Research Ethics Using the Example of Digital Migration Studies]. Universität Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt.

Lectures

Keynotes

Keynotes

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

  • 29/09/2018 , Wien
    Katja Kaufmann,  Mouhamad Alhassan: 
    Mit Kriegsflüchtlingen über ihre Smartphone-Nutzung auf der Flucht sprechen: Methodische und ethische Herausforderungen [Talking with war refugees about their smartphone use on the run: methodical and ethical challenges]
    Invited Lecture
  • 08/03/2018 , London
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    When digital connectivity enables physical mobility: The case of Syrian refugees using smartphones on their journey to Austria
    LSE Research Dialogue: Keyword 'Mobility'
  • 28/04/2017 , Wien
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Google Maps, WhatsApp & Facebook Groups: Das Smartphone auf der Reise syrischer Flüchtlinge nach Österreich [Google Maps, WhatsApp & Facebook Groups: The smartphone on the journey of Syrian refugees to Austria]
    Ringvorlesung "Mehr als Flucht" am Institut für Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie der Universität Wien
  • 01/07/2016 , Vienna
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Researching refugees and their smartphone use: Insights and challenges
    Tagung: Refugee Outreach & Research Network
  • 01/06/2016 , Hannover
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Die Rolle des Smartphones auf der und für die Flucht: Erste Ergebnisse einer qualitativen Interview-Studie mit syrischen Flüchtlingen [The role of the smartphone on the run and for fleeing: Results from a qualitative interview study with Syrian refugees]
    Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, IJK
  • 14/09/2015 , Wien
    Katja Kaufmann,  Marie-Isabell Lohmann: 
    Social Media. Erfolgreich kommunizieren für Kultur- und Wissenschaftsinstitutionen [Social Media: Successful Communication for Cultural and Scientific Institutions] 2
    3. Wiener Seminar für Mitarbeiter/innen der Österreich-Bibliotheken. Literatur und Öffentlichkeit. Vom Wiener Kongress zu Social Media
  • 22/06/2015 , Wien
    Katja Kaufmann,  Marie-Isabell Lohmann: 
    Social Media. Erfolgreich kommunizieren für Kultur- und Wissenschaftsinstitutionen [Social Media: Successful Communication for Cultural and Scientific Institutions] 1
    2. Wiener Seminar für Mitarbeiter/innen der Österreich-Bibliotheken. Literatur und Öffentlichkeit. Vom Wiener Kongress zu Social Media
  • 15/09/2014 , Wien
    Katja Kaufmann,  Marie-Isabell Lohmann: 
    Hashtags, Tweets & Instagram: Konzepte, Phänomene und Anwendung von Social Media [Hashtags, tweets & instagram: Draughts, phenomena and use of social media]
    1. Wiener Seminar für Mitarbeiter/innen der Österreich-Bibliotheken. 1914-2014 Zeitpunkte, Zeitsprünge

Other Lectures

Other Lectures

  • 31/10/2018 , Lugano
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    On YouTube, Cooking and the Old Life: Digital Practices of Memory-Making in Forced Migration.
    ECREA Communication History pre-conference “Towards a Polyphony of Memory? Media, Communication and Memory in the Digital Age”
  • 05/10/2018 , Hannover
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Smartphone methods: What do the results entail in a methods study?
    PhD-Workshop, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Carsten Winter, Lehrstuhl für Medien- und Musikmanagement
  • 02/11/2017 , Bilbao
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    When the refugee’s tool becomes the researcher’s tool: Getting deep into refugees’ smartphone practices with WhatsApp
    International Conference of the ECREA Diaspora, Migration and the Media section together with ICC section “Migration and communication flows: rethinking borders, conflict and identity through the digital”
  • 19/10/2017 , Tartu
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Navigating a new life: Syrian refugees and their smartphones in Vienna
    International Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)
  • 28/09/2017 , Lisbon
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    When doing audience research becomes ethically and personally challenging: The case of refugees’ smartphone use on their journey to Europe
    Audiences 2030 conference of the CEDAR network and the Audience and Reception Studies sections of ECREA and YECREA
  • 14/09/2017 , Cologne
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Mobility through and with media: The locative media practices of Syrian refugees using smartphones
    International workshop "Anthropologies of Media and Mobility: Theorizing movement and circulations across entangled fields”
  • 28/06/2017 , Klagenfurt
    Katja Kaufmann,  Tobias Eberwein: 
    Gesellschaftliche Teilhabe durch Smartphones? Überlegungen zum Verhältnis von Medienbildung und Empowerment [Social participation through smartphones? Thoughts on the relationship between media literacy and empowerment]
    Workshop "Der Mensch im digitalen Zeitalter", Alpen-Adria Universität
  • 16/02/2017 , Munich
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Mit Kriegsflüchtlingen über ihre Smartphone-Nutzung auf der Flucht sprechen: Eine forschungsethische (Selbst-)Reflexion Reflexion [Talking with war refugees about their smartphone use on the run: A (self-)reflection from a research ethics’ perspective]
    Jahrestagung des Netzwerks Medienethik und der DGPuK-Fachgruppe "Kommunikations- und Medienethik"
  • 09/11/2016 , Prague
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Carrying media diaries into the future: how WhatsApp enhances self-reporting methodologies
    6th European Communication Conference (ECREA)
  • 06/10/2016 , Berlin
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    The empowered refugee: The smartphone as a tool of resistance on the journey to Europe
    17th Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)
  • 30/07/2016 , Leicester
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    "The life I had is in my pocket" - how Syrian refugees bridge past and future with the help of their smartphones
    Annual Conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR): Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward
  • 12/07/2016 , Vienna
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    "The smartphone is the most valuable thing we have" - Insights from a qualitative study on how Syrian refugees use their smartphones on their journey to Europe
    Turkish Migration Conference 2016
  • 13/06/2016 , Klagenfurt
    Katja Kaufmann,  Mouhamad Alhassan: 
    Refugees and their smartphones - a research project from a communication studies perspective
    interdisciplinary workshop "(Forced) Migration & Media"
  • 10/06/2016 , Fukuoka
    Matthias Karmasin,  Katja Kaufmann,  Tobias Eberwein: 
    Measuring media accountability in Europe: A comparative study of infrastructures of media self-regulation in 30 European states
    Annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA)
  • 05/11/2015 , Berlin
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Mobil, vernetzt, geräteübergreifend: Die Komplexität alltäglicher Smartphone-Nutzung als methodische Herausforderung [Mobile, connected, across multiple devices: The complexity of everyday smartphone use as a methodical challenge]
    Jahrestagung "Medienkommunikation zwischen Komplexität und Vereinfachung - Konzepte, Methoden, Praxis"
  • 25/06/2015 , Tartu
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Beyond media reception: Developing material artefacts as part of today's everyday media use
    ECREA Audience and Reception Studies Conference 2015: Audience Research in a 'Post-Media' Age
  • 23/06/2015 , Klagenfurt
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Die Aneignung und Nutzung mobiler app-basierter Endgeräte als ausdifferenzierende Entwicklung materieller Interfaces
    Universitätsöffentliche Präsentation des Dissertationsvorhabens vor dem Doktoratsbeirat Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
  • 07/05/2015 , Copenhagen
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Researching Cross-Media Practices: The Smartphone as a Snapshot of its Use
    International Conference "Users across Media"
  • 03/04/2014 , Lisbon
    Katja Kaufmann: 
    Mobile media practices: The transforming role of the smartphone in everyday shopping contexts
    International Conference on (New) Audience Practices

Popular Lectures

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