Ely LüthiUniversity of Lugano | USI
PhD researcher studying Swiss digitalisation: political economy of communication, policy studies & conceptual history.
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Citations since 2017
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I am PhD researcher at the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG), Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano (Switzerland). My PhD research focuses on the history of the Swiss digitalisation process, on digitalisation policies and on political economy of communication. It particularly focuses on key sectors such as politics, economy, media and communication. My research interests also include media history, digital communication, social media, media management and companies' cultures.
This article retraces the origins of the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS), founded in Manno in 1991, and the fervent debate surrounding them. Relying on a vast corpus of primary sources collected in institutional, private, and national archives, we show how the early history of CSCS reflects key features of the Swiss federalist model, wh...
Published in "Median und Zeit", this paper presents how the Swiss government used media and communication as tools to foster national cohesion and glue the country in several historical times. Focus of this paper is a precise approach Switzerland has to communication, using as case studies the role of radio during the Second World War and that of...
I am looking for literature in the field of Conceptual History for my PhD project, do you have any suggestion on books/articles I should read?