SMIT is very proud to have two new doctors on board. On September 23rd, Yazan Badran succesfully defended his PhD thesis at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Media and Communication Studies with the thesis entitled ‘Emerging Media Organisations. Voice, agency and precarity in post-2011 Syrian and Tunisian mediaspheres’.
On December 17th, Stergios Fotopoulos obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Media and Communication Studies with the thesis entitled “The Politicisation of the EU and the Europeanisation of National Public Spheres: The case of the spitzenkandidat process”.
Congratulations to both Yazan and Stergios on their achievement!