We are looking forward to welcome you back in Witten from 17th to 19th April 2020!
Impressions from the PPE Conference 2019
The PPE Conference team welcomes all participants, presenters and helping hands to Witten! We enjoy having you here and hope you have a great time, engaging conversations and create memories that will stay with you for a long time!
The head of Witten/Herdecke's PPE programm, Prof. Dr. Joachim Zweynert,welcomes all participants to the conference.
Our head of Content talks to two of our Key Note speakers: Dr. Viola Nordsieck and Dr. Gudrun Reijnierse.
Dr. Eric Wallis talks about the use of framing in politics and journalism populism. His work in the field, working with Greenpeace and the regional RAA centre for democratic culture against right-wing extremism and right-wing populism in Vorpommern-Greifswal especisally made for an engaging talk that lend itself well for further discussion both inside the auditorium and outside of it.
Diving into the questions and answer sessions straight away!
Discussions continue until late at night.
Dr. Gudrun Reijnierse gives a talk on the linguistic aspects of framing, covering the basic forms of framing, as well as focusing on metaphors and how they shape the way we perceive the world.
Dr. Amanda Machin gives a talk on the relevance of framing in the climate change debate.
Music never fails to lighten up the mood - or catch a crowd's attention for that matter.
The student paper presentations were truly the hard of our conference. The topics were as diverse as the participants themselves, ranging from the biases of internet algorithms to the awareness of different frames in the work of occupational therapist with young people from dissadvantaged communities.