The EUMEPLAT project aims at analyzing the role of media platforms in fostering or dismantling European identity. Drawing on the assumption that European dimension has rarely been dominant in media history and focusing on the “platformization” process and its positive and negative externalities, the main research question is whether or not new platforms are making European culture more European or not.
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EUMEPLAT is carried out by 12 institutions from 10 countries:
- Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione (IULM), Italy // coordinator
- Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow Institut (HBI), Germany
- New Bulgarian University (NBU), Bulgaria
- UNIMED – Unione delle Università del Mediterraneo (UNIMED), Italy
- Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), Spain
- Universiteit Gent (UGent), Belgium
- Bilkent Universitesi Vakif (BILKENT), Turkey
- Ethniko Kai Kapodistriako Panepistimio Athinon (NKUA), Greece
- Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal
- Universita Ca’ Foscari Venezia (UNIVE), Italy
- Foreningen IKED (IKED), Sweden
- Univerzita Karlova (CU), Czech Republic
The principal investigator is Prof. Andrea Miconi from the Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione – IULM (Italy).
The project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and spans over 3 years (March 2021-February 2024).