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The Centre for Transnational Media Research

The Centre for Transnational Media Research is dedicated to the study and understanding of transnational media flows. It provides a unique interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary space, where researchers (academics, graduate students, practitioners) can gather and participate in sustained conversation to help better understand transnational flows of media products, recognizing multiple levels of circulation and distribution, reception platforms and audiences, and content and production practices, as well as geopolitical specificities, geo-linguistic clusters and socio-cultural marked-ness. 

Centre directors

Susanne Eichner

Associate Professor, Acting Head of Department School of Communication and Culture - Media Studies

In her research Susanne Eichner employs a cross-media approach focusing on (transnational) reception and audience research, media sociology (media action theory & agency), production ecology and popular (serial) culture.

Pia Majbritt Jensen

Associate professor School of Communication and Culture - Media Studies

Pia Majbritt Jensen’s research encompasses media production, globalization, media reception, TV formats, public service media, media systems, TV history, media aesthetics, media policy and regulation, trans-national studies of TV production, TV Drama, Reality TV, transnational audiences

Photographer: Djuna Violeta Hallsworth

PhD Course

Read more about the Course:

27 May 2021 - 29 May 2021  
Please sign up via this link: Sign up for Course
no later than 15 April 2021  

Open for PhD candidates at all levels   


2019.05.01 | Knowledge exchange

Guest researcher Djuna Hallsworth at CTMR

Djuna Hallsworth is a Centre for Transnational Media Research guest researcher in April, May and June. Djuna is a PhD candidate in the Gender and Cultural Studies Department at the University of Sydney. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Communications and English with First Class Honours at the University of Western Australia, with a…

2019.03.15 | Knowledge exchange

Guest researcher Yulia Yurtaeva-Martens at CTMR

Yulia Yurtaeva-Martens studied History, Film and Media Studies in Berlin and Potsdam. She works as a research fellow at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf in Potsdam at the Faculty of Media Stduies and is doing her Ph.D. on the network Intervision and its activities during the Cold War. Her research focuses on…

Gender & Media Symposium

Is the Future of Television Female?

Organizers: Sanne Eichner & Pia Majbritt Jensen
Friday 1 November, 2019