Sebastian Stoppe

Dr. phil.


Sebastian Stoppe is a media scholar and officer for online communication and task-related public relations at open_in_new Saxony-Anhalt State Institute for School Quality and Teachers’ Qualification (LISA).

New release “Is Star Trek Utopia?” (2022)

Sebastian’s PhD thesis explored the Star Trek series franchise as a political utopia. Besides other works on Star Trek, he has written or edited several books, chapters, and articles on film music and musicals, as well as computer games.

He was previously a project manager at open_in_new Leipzig University Library, where he led the creation and development of the specialised information service open_in_new, a scholarly resource portal for media, communication, and film studies.

Fedcon lecture on May 26, 2023

Sebastian also wrote, produced and directed several short films and documentaries. He has been series editor of open_in_new the Medienrausch series and is member of the editorial board of the Open Access journal open_in_new “Medienwissenschaft: Berichte und Papiere”.

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