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Mads Vestergaard

Mads Vestergaard

PhD fellow

PhD student at Center for Information and Bubble Studies (CIBS), University of Copenhagen. Coordinator for the Philosophy of Economics Working Group at Yonug Sholar's Initiative, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).

My PhD project studies the environment for political opinion formation that is the result of the digitized media world. It explores the informational mechanisms and structures that facilitates political bubbles and post-factuality along with current tendencies of increasing circulation of conspiratorial and extremists narratives.

Primary fields of research

  • Bubble Studies
  • Attention economics
  • Political bubbles
  • Post-factual democracy
  • Post-truth politics
  • Philosophy of economics
  • News & journalism
  • Mediatized politics

Teaching

  • Bubble studies
  • Attention economics
  • Critical theory
  • Political theory
  • Democracy
  • Mediatized politics
  • Hyperreality

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