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Ely Lüthi


Ely Lüthi is PhD Student and Assistant at the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG). She is currently also mid-level academic staff representative at USI Senate.

Her PhD research focuses on Swiss digitalisation history and policies, as well as Swiss political economy of communication, while her research interests also include (digital) media history, media management, media cultures, media policy and policy analysis, radio and TV broadcasting, media convergence as well as digital communication.

At IMeG she is working as a Teaching Assistant for the courses Audio-visual Theory and Production and Cinema and audio-visual production (Bachelor in Communication). She has also been Research Assistant for the project "Digital Federalism. The early history of SWITCH and CSCS Manno (1985-1995)", funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), jointly conducted with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and ended in February 2020.

She holds a BSc in Communication Sciences (2017) and a MSc in Media Management (2019), both obtained at USI.