VWBPE 2021 Keynote Speaker DR. UNDINE FRÖMMING

Dr. Undine Frömming

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Undine Frömming is a professor at HMKW Berlin, University of Applied Science for Media, Communication and Management in Berlin, Germany. She is the head of the Master’s Program in Visual and Media Anthropology at HMKW Berlin. She received her PhD (Dr. phil.) in 2005 from the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany and was a junior professor and professor at Freie Universität Berlin from 2009 to 2019. In addition to her interest in Visual and Media Anthropology, she specializes in Environmental Anthropology. She has completed several visual anthropological fieldwork studies in Eastern Indonesia, in East-Africa (Tanzania), in Iceland and in different online communities and virtual worlds. She published many articles and books about Digital Environments, virtual worlds and on disasters. She was one of the principal investigators of the third party funded (BMBF) research project ANIK (Visualization and mapping of Alpine risks in times of climate change) and one of the principle Investigators of the European Union research projects 1) WRITER. Writing, Reading, Inclusion. The European Richness. She worked for TV Broadcasting studios in Berlin and has her own company that produces viral videos for environmental education. Most important publications:

Digital Environments. Ethnographic Perspectives Across Global Online and Offline Spaces, Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld 2017

Virtual Environments and Cultures, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag, 2013

Journal of Visual and Media Anthropology (editor)

Youtube Video (Unedited Version): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yf_SSrasnc

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