MEDIA AND RELIGION
TOPICS PROJECTS TEAM PUBLICATIONS ACTIVITIES LINKS

Dr. Marie-Therese Mäder


Universität Zürich
Zentrum für Religion, Wirtschaft und Politik
Kantonsschulstrasse 1
CH-8001 Zürich
E-mail: marie-therese.maeder@uzh.ch


Universität Basel
Religionswissenschaftliches Seminar
Nadelberg 10
CH-4051 Basel
E-Mail: ma.maeder@unibas.ch


Biography

Untergraduate and graduate studies of philosophy, cinemas studies and study of religion. 2012 doctoral thesis in the study of religion at the University of Zurich. Since 2013 teaching and research associate at the Centre for Religion, Economy and Politics (ZRWP). Research in the study of religion, specialising in media and religion; since 2006 member of the research group Media and Religion. Postdoc scholar at Yale in the film studies program (2012); visiting scholar in the Comparative Media Studies department at MIT (2015).

Research Topics

Audiovisual media and religion
Documentary media and religion
Images as a cultural-religious practice
Communication and reception theories of media
Qualitative and quantitative media research
Politics and religion in media discourse
Media ethics
Gender and religion
Identity processes and religion
(Self-) Representation strategies of religious communities
Mormonism
The Passion narrative in culture
Religion in European art-house cinema

Co-editor of the Journal for Religion, Film and Media

Publications (PDF)

Contact Deutsch