M.A. Philipp Budka


Philipp Budka studied Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna (M.A.) and Utrecht University and is expecting to receive his Ph.D. (University of Vienna) in spring 2015. He has been giving lectures and seminars, particularly in the areas of media and digital anthropology/ethnography and indigenous media, at the Viennese Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology and in the M.A. Program in Visual and Media Anthropology at the Freie Universität Berlin. In addition, he co-coordinated and managed several interdisciplinary e-learning and educational projects at the University of Vienna's Faculty of Social Sciences. For his dissertation project he carried out ethnographic fieldwork in Northwestern Ontario, Canada, investigating indigenous internet practices. Philipp is regularly publishing and presenting his work in international journals and edited books as well as at conferences and workshops. As a member of the European Association of Social Anthropologists he co-founded its Media Anthropology Network (

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