Chair Of Panels

Faust, Maria (2019): “Towards Pluralizing the Concept of Visual Culture in the Global South: De-Westernization Perspectives from Latin America, China, Poland and Hongkong.” Panel chaired at the Conference East/West: New Divisions, New Connections in a Populist Political Reality, IAICS 2019, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 12th – 15th July 2019.

Repondent Upon Invitation

Faust, Maria (2019): Respondent for the Conference for Early Career Scholars. Pre-Conference of Moscow Readings, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 16th October 2019.

Presentations Upon Invitation

Faust, Maria (2022): " 'Time will tell...' - Temporal Understanding in Germany and China" upon invitation by Media Use Research Group, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, 22nd March 2022.

Faust, Maria (2021): "Temporal Paradoxes in Germany and China." upon invitation by Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany, 16th November 2021. (Online).

Faust, Maria (2021): “Quo Vadis Gesichtserkennung? Zukunftsszenarien für Deutschland und China.”, upon invitation by TU Berlin, Ruhr University Bochum, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, at Chinnotopia, Germany, 13rd April 2021. (Online). Accessible at:

Faust, Maria (2019): “Theoretical and empirical insights researching digitally induced temporal change in Germany and China.” upon invitation by the School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, at Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia, 15th October 2019.

Faust, Maria (2017): “Yin Yang als Kommunikations- und Kulturkonzept. Historische, sprachliche, praxisnahe und gewerkschaftliche Perspektiven auf die deutsche Kultur.“ upon invitation by LMU München, Munich, Germany, 23rd January 2017.

Faust, Maria (2014): “Die Nutzung sozialer Medien in Deutschland und China - Ist tatsächlich alles anders?.” upon invitation by Confucius-Institute Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 07th November 2014.

Faust, Maria (2014): “Doing Cross Cultural Comparative Research on German and Chinese Internet Mediated Communication.“ upon invitation by NLA Mediehøgskolen Gimlekollen, at Bejing Language and Culture University, Beijing, P.R.C., 26th March 2014.

Presentations Peer Reviewed

Faust, Maria (2023): "Frontiers of the Global Order: China and the West – Ambiguity Tolerance as the Road Ahead?" at Europe’s Past, Present, and Future: Utopias and Dystopias, Twenty-Ninth International Conference of Europeanists, Council of European Studies, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, 27th - 29th June 2023.

Faust, Maria, et. al. (2023): "Faciliating Dialogue between Germany and China" at Day Zero, Pre-Conference of the SDG Conference Bergen, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, 8th February 2022. (Online)

Faust, Maria (2022): "Overcoming Barriers between China and the West." at the Conference Rapid mediatization in the time of inpredictability, New media logics of the post/Covid era, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland, 21st June 2022. (Online)

Faust, Maria (2021): “Communication Networks and Their Relevance for Temporal Digital Change.” at the Conference User Generated Content In Modern Communication, Chelyabinsk State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia, 22nd –23rd April 2021. (Online)

Faust, Maria (2021): “SEM of Digital Temporal Change in Germany and China.” at the Meeting of the Working Group on Structural Equation Modeling, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria, 18th – 19th March 2021. (Online)

Faust, Maria (2020): “What happens to Future as Trust-Based Interacting Experience? Empirical Results of Digital Temporal Change from Germany and China.” at the DGA Conference on Contemporary Asia, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany, 10th –12nd March 2021. (Online)

Faust, Maria; Herdin, Thomas; Chen, Guo-Ming (2020): “De-Westernizing Visual Communication and Cultures: Perspectives from the Global South”. at the Conference Moscow Readings, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 19th – 20th November 2020. (Online).

Faust, Maria (2020): “Do Western democracies shift to Southern Authoritarianism? The German Case.” at Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute. University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K. (COVID19 Cancellation).

Faust, Maria (2019): “Resolving Paradoxical Tensions of Digital Acceleration in Germany and China through Structural Equation Modeling and Data Interpretation.” at the Conference Moscow Readings, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 17th – 18th October 2019.

Faust, Maria; Jin, Xuelian (2019): “Digital Inequality in China and Germany on a Temporal Level” at the 3rd DATA POWER Conference: Global In/Securities, ZEMKI, Bremen, Germany, 12th – 13th September 2019.

Faust, Maria; Herdin, Thomas (2019): “Understanding Visual Culture(s) through the lenses of Paradox, Dynamic and Holism.” at the Conference East/West: New Divisions, New Connections in a Populist Political Reality, IAICS 2019, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 12th – 15th July 2019.

Faust, Maria (2019): “Temporal Digital Inequalities: Investigating the Role of Urbanization, Gender Issues and Work-life-balance.” at the Conference Performance, Politics and Power, Cultural Studies Association Conference, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA, 30th May – 1st June 2019. (Online)

Faust, Maria (2019): “Revitalizing Eastern and Western Online Communication” at the Conference Revitalization and Representation, The CALA, The Conference of Asian Linguistic Anthropology, 23rd – 26th January 2019, Pannasastra University of Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia. (Online)

Faust, Maria (2018): “A Micro-Meso-Macro Model to Explain Temporal Change due to the Internet.” at the Conference Mediatization of Culture: Constructing New Texts and Practices, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia, 30th November – 2nd December 2018. (Online)

Faust, Maria (2018): “Theorizing German and Chinese Culture Standards: An Emic Approach to Explain Cultural Differences from a Yin Yang Perspective.” at the Conference Communication and Dialogue: Integrating Global Communities, The 24th International Conference of the  International Association of Intercultural Communication Studies, De Paul University, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., 05th - 07th July 2018. (Paper presented by Victor Tonn)

Faust, Maria (2018): “A Structural Equation Model to Explain the Effects of Internet – Mediated Communication on the Way we Deal With and Plan Time.” at the Conference The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation. The 1st Temporal Belongings International Conference, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, U.K., 05th – 07th June 2018.

Faust, Maria (2018): “Free Western vs. Regulated Connections in the East? Contrasting German and Chinese Internet Censorship and Filter Bubbles.” at the Conference Modes of Connection, 16th Chinese Internet Research Conference, ICA-Pre Conference, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands, 22nd – 23rd May 2018.

Faust, Maria (2018): “How to Compare German and Chinese Internet-Mediated Communication and its Effects on the Way we Deal with and Plan Time.” at the Conference The Sense of Time in a Hyper-Mobile Digital Age: Nostalgia, Presentism and Hope, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 19th – 20th May 2018.

Faust, Maria; Li, Ji (2017): “Free West vs. Regulated East? Comparing Internet Censorship and Filter Bubbles in Germany and China.” at Dresdner Symposium Digitale Revolution in der Demokratie 2017, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 29th – 30th September 2017.

Beveridge, Ivana; Faust, Maria (2017): “Impact of WeChat on Organizational Reality in China’s Service Sector.” at 2ème Journée de Recherche Gregor, PRISM Sorbonne, Université Paris 1, Paris, France, 22nd June 2017.

Faust, Maria (2017): “Quantitative Survey Measures to Compare German and Chinese Internet-mediated Communication and its Effects on the Way we Deal with and Plan Time.” at Divergence and Convergence in China’s Internets, 15th Chinese Internet Research Conference, Texas A&M University, Fort Worth, TX, U.S.A., 5th – 6th June 2017.

Faust, Maria: “What Does Internet-Mediated Communication Do to our Everyday Life Regarding our Temporal Understanding?” at 5th International Conference on Multicultural Discourses. Multi-, Inter- or Transcultural Communication: Reflections, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 29th November – 1st December 2016.

Faust, Maria (2016): “The Influence of Internet-Mediated Communication on Temporal Understanding. A Comparison between German and Chinese Cultural Context.” at Europe-China Media Dialogue: Media and Communication Studies Summer School 2016, Chinese Media Observatory, Universitera dellà Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland, 4th – 10th July 2016.

Faust, Maria (2016): “A Theoretical Framework to Explain Effects of Internet-Mediated Communication on German and Chinese Temporal Understanding.” at 9th International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 1st – 3rd July 2016.

Faust, Maria (2011): “The effect of Internet Use on Temporal Understanding – A Comparative Study of Cultures” at Summer Doctoral Programme 2011, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K., 11th – 22nd July 2011.

Presentations Not Peer Reviewed

Faust, Maria (2012): “One or the other? Yin Yang! Thinking German Culture in Terms of an Integrative Paradigm.” at Yin Yang: A New Perspective on Culture, Stockholms University, Stockholm, Sweden, 7th July 2012.

Faust, Maria (2011): “Zeitpolitische Relevanz des Einflusses der Internetnutzung auf das Zeitverständnis” at Colloquium of the Network “Time Research“, at Annual Meeting of the German Society for Time Politics e.V., Berlin, Germany, 28th October 2011.