of Münster. Currently she has a visiting professorship at the
Leuphana University of Lüneburg. Her main research fields are visual commu-
nication, sociocultural theories and transcultural communi-cation, methods of
visual analysis, memoryculture and journalism, gender and media.
Beine, Ulrike, studied art history, cultural sciences, and Russian philology at
the University of Leipzig and the State University of Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
In 2010, she earned a Master's degree with a thesis on the perception of the
"Blue Noses," a contemporaty group of artists