• The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

20112019
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Personal profile

Research interests

  • digital media and cultures
  • media innovation, governance and policy
  • social studies of science and technology
  • media production and creative industries
  • history and philosophy of media
  • environmental humanities
  • robotics and AI
  • space exploration

Biography

BA (1st class Hons) Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of Arts Belgrade
MA (research) University of Arts Belgrade
PhD University of Melbourne

Katarina joined UWA in mid-2013 as lecturer in digital media and communication design. She completed her PhD at The University of Melbourne where she also taught in the School of Social and Political Sciences and the School of Culture and Communication.

Katarina has an extensive professional background in media and creative industries as a producer, journalist, script/copywriter and director. She has worked on a range of successful commercial and artistic projects for film, television, radio, advertising and digital media. Katarina translates her industry experience into aspects of her teaching at UWA and her coordination of two popular media production units run in Perth, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Katarina’s research is concerned with the ways in which media technologies and practices are changing who we are. It spans inquiry into the political-economies underpinning media infrastructure and governance, social effects of the human mediatic condition and the environmental impact of technological progress.

Roles and responsibilities

Katarina is coordinator of the Masters in Strategic Communication program at UWA

She is available for the supervision of PhD projects engaging with areas corresponding to her research interests.

Teaching overview

Katarina is currently coordinating:

SOCS5200 Digital Advocacy
COMM2002 Digital Media
COMM3002 Media Production Project
COMM4103 iGeneration
COMM5604 Media Governance

Research

digital media and cultures
media innovation, governance and policy
social studies of science and technology
media production and creative industries
history and philosophy of media
environmental humanities
robotics and AI
space exploration

Keywords

  • Digital Media
  • Technology And Society
  • Media Policy
  • Digital media and cultures
  • E-waste
  • Protest
  • Commons
  • Media and creative industries
  • Environmental politics and communication
  • Outer space-exploration
  • Media regulation and governance
  • Media law and ethics
  • TV - cooking/reality/lifestyle

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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 10 Article
  • 4 Conference presentation/ephemera
  • 2 Chapter
6 Citations (Scopus)
outer space
space technology
governance
human relations
social effects
3 Citations (Scopus)
Space debris
Debris
Satellites
Earth (planet)
Momentum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Extra-planetary mobilities and the media prospects of virtual space tourism

Damjanov, K. & Crouch, D., 2 Jan 2018, In : Mobilities. 13, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

outer space
tourism
Tourism
travel
media culture
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lunar cemetery: Global heterotopia and the biopolitics of death

Damjanov, K., 2013, In : Leonardo: Art Science and Technology. 46, 2, p. 159-162

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orbital Life on the International Space Station

Damjanov, K. & Crouch, D., 9 Jan 2019, In : Space and Culture: the journal. 22, 1, p. 77-89 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

way of life
harbor
Social Relations
governance
planet