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PD Dr. Axel Schmidt

Institut für Deutsche Sprache
R 5, 6-13, Büro 3.04
D-68161 Mannheim

E-Mail:
axel.schmidt (at) ids-mannheim.de

Tel.: +49 621 / 1581 – 317
Fax: +49 621 / 1581 – 200

PD Dr. Axel Schmidt, Dipl. Soz., Dipl. Päd.

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Biography:

  • 1991-1999 Studies in Sociology and Educational Science at the University of Frankfurt am Main
  • 2002-2005 Research Assistant at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Institute for Social Sciences, Department of Sociology
  • 2004 PhD in Sociology from the University of Koblenz-Landau, thesis on: "Doing Peer Group - Interactive Practices of Juvenile Group Constitution"
  • 2005-2012 Research Assistant at the University of Basel, Institute for Media Studies
  • 2011 Habilitation from the University of Basel, Habilitation-Thesis on "Media and Interaction"
  • Since 2013 Researcher at the Institute for the German Language

Areas of Research:

Multimodal interaction, media communication, media ethnography, interaction in theatre and television

Selected publications (in English):

  • Schmidt, Axel (in press): Prefiguring the future: Projections and Preparations within Theatrical Rehearsals. In: Deppermann, A./Streeck, J. (eds.): Modalities and Temporalities: Convergences and Divergences of Bodily Resources in Interaction. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

  • Schmidt, Axel (2011): How to Deal Methodologically with Entertaining Hatred and Aggressive Humour on the Web (and Television). In: Studies in Communication Sciences 11, 2, pp. 133-166.

For a list of recent German publications, see the German page

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