Dr. Anthony Löwstedt



Fachbereich: -
Tätigkeit: Assistant Professor
Unternehmen: Webster Vienna Private University

Dr. Anthony Löwstedt is professor at Webster Vienna Private University since 1997. He worked at the International Press Institute in Vienna 1994-2005 with press freedom- and media monitoring-related human rights work, including research, documentation, publications, and consultation; organization of, contributions to, and attendance at seminars, conferences, and congresses. While there, he was editor of the Africa (1997-2000) and Middle East/North Africa (2000-2005) sections of the annual World Press Freedom Review. 2004-2005 he worked as Senior Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at Miftah – The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy, Media and Information Programme, in Ramallah and Jerusalem, as part of the UNDP Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People: Transfer of Knowledge. He also taught philosophy/cultural studies at Bir Zeit University, Palestine in 2005 and taught and did research at Webster University Geneva in 2011. Dr. Löwstedt’s research interests span from philosophy to politics, history, anthropology, psychology, culture, and media. Currently he is involved in research in the fields of transnational media regulation, media anthropology, and media in the Middle East.