Digital media and society 2022

Henrik Rydenfelt

Lectures, University of Helsinki, autumn 2022.

Please note that all course instructions and materials will be made available on this page.


  • Lectures 8 September – 13 October + readings.
  • Note that there is no lecture on 20 October. A replacement lecture will take place on Zoom on 27 September at 13.15–15.45): If you are trying to get in, please try again and see if you can get into a waiting room!
  • Instead of the lecture on 6 October, we will attend the NordEthics workshop Ethical Agency in a Changing Media and Communication Landscape taking place at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Fabianinkatu 24, 3rd floor main room at 13.15–16.00 pm. Please arrive in a timely fashion. Questions are welcome after the researchers’ discussion. The themes explored at the workshop will also be discussed at the next lecture.
  • One-page idea papers. Deadline 10 October. Upload to Moodle. Language: English. Format: PDF. File name: surname. Please find the section for Idea papers and read the instructions.
  • Mini-seminar on idea papers 13 October; everyone reads all the papers for discussion.
  • Mini-article of 1500–2000 words. Fixed deadline 15 November. Upload to Moodle. Language: English, Finnish or Swedish.



Lecture slides