This conference report summarizes different perspectives on the image as a sociological problem. During the conference, which was held in November 2015 at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities [Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut] in Essen, Germany, 15 speakers and 30 guests discussed different approaches with the aim to achieve a better understanding of the meaning and impact of visual media on sociation. The contributions not only provided an empirical foundation for a theory of visual social communication, but they also posed questions to be investigated in future research and discussed in following conferences.
|Translated title of the contribution||The Image as a Sociological Problem. Challenges of a Theory of Visual Social Communication|
|Journal||Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research|
|Publication status||Published - 8 Sept 2016|