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Below you will find an overview of upcoming and previous conferences of the Section of Media Education. There is also an archive for past events and conferences.


Current conference: Into the Future with Media Education. Drafts, Approaches, and (inter)disciplinary Exchanges #mpaed2023

Autumn conference of the Section for Media Education (DGfE) on September 21/22, 2023 at the FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany.

Website | Call for Papers | Deadline: 14.05.2023
Organized by Claudia de Witt (Department of Educational Theory and Media Education) and Sandra Hofhues (Department of Media Didactics), Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences of the FernUniversität in Hagen

Media*Criticism: On Normativity in the Discourse of the Advanced Information Society

14th Magdeburg Theory Forum, 30.06. to 01.07.23 at the Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg

Call for Papers (in German) | Deadline: 15.04.2023

Media Education and (Media) Socialization in the Mirror of Central Societal Challenges of the 21st Century - #mpaed2023f

Spring conference of the Media Education Section (DGfE) on Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31, 2023 at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Organized by Henrike Friedrichs-Liesenkötter, Jane Müller, Anja Schwedler-Diesener and Mareike Thumel.

A cooperation of Leuphana University Lüneburg and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU).

Conference website | Call for Papers


Autumn conference 2022 "Inclusive Media Education in a Mediatised World"

September 22 - 23, 2022 at the University of Bielefeld

Autumn conference 2021 "Societal coherence - communication and consensus"

September 16 - 17, 2021 at the University of Leipzige

Autumn conference 2020 "Aesthetics - Digitality - Power
New Research Perspectives at the Intersection of Arts Education and Media Pedagogy

September 24 - 26, 2020 at the Kulturwerkstatt auf AEG, Nuremberg

Theory Forum 2020 "Images and visual practices in the context of digitally networked cultures"

June 26 and 27, University of Magdeburg

Organizers: Stefan Iske, Johannes Fromme, Katrin Wilde | www.theorieforum.de

Autumn conference 2019 "Learning with and about media in a digital world"

September 26 and 27, 2019 at the PH Zurich and PH Weingarten.
Call for Papers | Deadline: June 17, 2019 | medienpaed.com/announcement/view/12 

Theory Forum 2019: "Ethics and questions of responsibility in times of digitization"

June 28 and 29, 2019, University of Magdeburg
Organizers: Stefan Iske, Dan Verständig, Jens Holze and Johannes Fromme | www.theorieforum.de

Spring Conference 2019: "Orientations in the digital world"

March 21 and 22, 2019, University of Paderborn
Organizers: Prof. Dr. Bardo Herzig, Prof. Dr. Dorothee M. Meister, Tilman-Mathies Klar and Dr. Alexander Martin | conference website.

Autumn conference 2018: "Media education in times of profound mediatization"

September 20 and 21, 2018, University of Bremen
Organizers: Karsten D. Wolf and the ZEMKI | Conference website

Theory Forum 2018: "Media education between subjectivity and collectivity in the context of the digital"

June 29 and 30, 2018, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
Organizers: Johannes Fromme, Stefan Iske, Dan Verständig und Ralf Biermann | Conference website

GERA Congress 2018: "Movements"

March 18-21, 2018, University of Duisburg-Essen | Representatives of the Section of Media Education actively participate in various symposia and working groups.

Autumn Conference 2017: "Educational science and media education online research"

September 21 and 22, 2017, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
Organization: Johannes Fromme and Stefan Iske | conference website