Moritz Schweiger M.A.

Researcher and PhD candidate
Media Reality
Phone: +49 821 598 5385
Email: moritz.schweiger@phil.uni-augsburg.de
Room: 5057 (D)
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Main research

  • Mediatization and its influence on individuals and society
  • Forms of mediatized participation
  • Media realities in virtual space
  • Game Studies

Research projects

  • KodiLL: Competence development in digital teaching scenarios
  • DIGISTA (The digital City): Materiality and meaning of urban communication practices
  • PhD Project: Entertainment worlds and transfers into the daily live world

Seminars and Lectures

Winter Semester 20/21
  • Extended Reality and urban space (Bachelor of Arts Seminar)

 

Summer Semester 2020
  • Immersion in virtual worlds via AR and VR (Bachelor of Arts Seminar)

 

Publications

Schweiger, M., Wimmer, J. (2022). Methodological Reflections on Capturing Augmented Space: Insights From an Augmented Reality Field Study. Media and Communication, 10(3), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.17645/mac.v10i3.5316 

 

Schweiger, M., Wimmer, J., Chaudhry, M., Alves Siegle, B., & Xie, D. (2022). Learning success in school through augmented and virtual reality? A quantitative synopsis of impact studies on the use of virtual reality in primary and secondary schools. MedienPädagogik, 47, 1-25. https://www.medienpaed.com/article/view/1432/1133

 

Schweiger, M., Wimmer, J., Nagler, G., & Schlagowski, R. (2021). Augmenting the City: The Photo-Realistic Animation of a Historic Building and its influence on spatial perception and meaning. International Journal of Film and Media Arts, 6(2), 107–128. https://revistas.ulusofona.pt/index.php/ijfma/article/view/7618

 

Kaufmann, K., Palmberger, M., Parreiras, C., Bussoletti, A., Belotti, F., Comunello, F., Donato, S., Wagenaar, W., Bermúdez, J., Schweiger, M., & Wimmer, J. (2021). The in(ter)dependencies of mobile online and offline spaces: Reflecting on methods, practices, ethics. AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research. https://doi.org/10.5210/spir.v2021i0.12119

 

Nitschke, P., & Schweiger, M. (2021). Alltagspraktiken digitaler Teilhabe in Nachbarschaft und Stadt. M&K Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft, 69(3), 363–379. 

 

Schweiger, M., Wimmer, J. (2021). Plätze in der digitalen Stadt. In G. Nagler, J. Wimmer, B. Wolf (Eds.), Augsburger Plätze im Wandel (pp. 28-31). 

 

Schweiger, M. (2017). Australia. In: Meyen, M. (Ed.), Mapping Media Freedom. LMU Munich: Department of Communication Studies and Media Research. 

 

Schweiger, M. (2017). Iraq. In: Meyen, M. (Ed.), Mapping Media Freedom. LMU Munich: Department of Communication Studies and Media Research 2017. 

 

Schweiger, M. (2017). Japan. In: Meyen, M. (Ed.), Mapping Media Freedom. LMU Munich: Department of Communication Studies and Media Research.  

 

Schweiger, M. (2017). Turkey. In: Meyen, M. (Ed.), Mapping Media Freedom. LMU Munich: Department of Communication Studies and Media Research.

 

Schweiger, M. (2017). United States of America. In: Meyen, M. (Ed.), Mapping Media Freedom. LMU Munich: Department of Communication Studies and Media Research 2017.  

 

Schweiger, M., Wallnöfer, N. (2017). Selection of Countries. In: Meyen, M. (Ed.), Mapping Media Freedom. LMU Munich: Department of Communication Studies and Media Research.

 

Presentations

Schweiger, M. (2022, October 19-22). Framing mediatised worlds - A theoretical model to analyze and visualize the impact of entertainment on our everyday lives. [Conference Presentation]. European Communication Conference 2022, Aarhus, Denmark.

 

Schweiger, M., Wimmer, J. (2022, October 19-22). The impact of augmented space on city life: Developing a theoretical and empirical framework. [Conference Presentation]. European Communication Conference 2022 2022, Aarhus, Denmark.

 

Schweiger, M. (2022, February 22-24). The figurative world model: a concept for capturing entertainment as mediatised worlds or communicative figurations of pleasure. [Conference Presentation]. DGPuK 22, Hannover, Germany. 

 

Schweiger, M., Wimmer, J. (2021, October 13-16). Methodological reflections on capturing augmented space: Insights from an augmented reality field study. [Conference presentation]. 22th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. 

 

Schweiger, M. (2021, September 6-9). Civic participation on online neighbourhood platforms. [Conference presentation]. 8th European Communication Conference. https://www.czech-in.org/cmPortalv15/Searchable/ecc20/config/nodetails#!sessionschedule 

 

Nitschke, P., Schweiger, M. (2021, April 7-9). Bürgerliche Teilhabe auf Online-Nachbarschaftsplattformen. [Conference presentation]. Dreiländertagung für Kommunikationswissenschaft -DACH 21, Zürich, Switzerland. https://dach21.ch/programm/ 

 

Berner, N., Dorn, K., Gordeeva, D., Meyen, M., Paal, A., Schädlich, H., Schweiger, M., Traunspurger, J., Wallnöfer, N. (2016, November 17-18). Mapping Media Freedom. [Conference presentation]. 8th International Media Readings, Moscow, Russia. 

 

 

Curriculum/Vitae

since 09/2019: Research Assistant at the University of Augsburg, Institute for Media, Knowledge and Communication (IMWK), Professor Prof. Wimmer

 

04/2016 - 11/2016: Research Assistant at the Institute for Communication Science and Media Research (IfKW), Chair Prof. Brosius

 

10/2015 - 03/2018: Master's degree in Communication Science at the LMU Munich

 

10/2011 - 09/2015: Bachelor's degree in Communication Science with minor in Economics at the LMU Munich

 

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