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Linguistics Antisemitism Conspiracy Ideology

About Rocío Rocha Dietz

Rocío Rocha Dietz is a cognitive scientist. She studied linguistics and social sciences at the Humboldt University Berlin and cognitive media linguistics at the Technical University Berlin. For years, she has conducted empirical research on hate speech, current anti-Semitism, and digital communication strategies of the New Right in social media, among other topics. From 2016-2018, she worked in the DFG research project “Anti-Semitism on the World Wide Web” at the Technische Universität Berlin. Her current research focus includes the affective dimension of conspiracy ideological and verbal anti-Semitic expressions on the Internet.  

Lectures and Presentations (selection)

21.08.2018 Memes as Vehicles for New Right Ideology: Re- and De-contextualization as a Digital Strategy, Amsterdam, Universität Amsterdam, Vox-Pol Konferenz zu VIOLENT Extremism, Terrorism, and the Internet: Present and Future Trends.

28.10.2020 Shapes of online hate in the context of crisis, Berlin, Touro College Berlin, Panel discussion on the Challenges of Online Hate Speech in Times of Crisis.

Publications (selection)

With Jan Rathje: Antisemitismus im Internet und in den sozialen Medien. In: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Hg.): Online-Dossier Antisemitismus, 2020.

Das Unrecht des Staates Israel- Eine Analyse selbstlegitimierender Abwehrargumente im akademischen Kontext. In: Vukandinović, V.S. (Hg.): Freiheit ist keine Metapher. Antisemitismus, Migration, Rassismus und Religionskritik. Berlin: Querverlag, 118-131, 2018.   #Pepe #völkisch – Memes as vehicles for New Right ideology. Re- and decontextualization as a digital strategy. In: Kimminich, E. et al. (Hg.): Virality and Morphogensis of right wing internet populism. Frankfurt et al, 131-150, 2018.

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