Marie-Thérèse Mäder

Media and religious studies scholar
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Marie-Therese Mäder studied philosophy as well as film and religious studies at the University of Zurich after twenty years of professional engagement as an actress. She completed her doctorate in 2011 on the relationship between film and religion and was then a senior assistant at the Centre for Religion, Economics and Politics at the University of Zurich (UZH) for several years. In 2019, she habilitated at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich (LMU) on the representations of religious communities in the media and is a lecturer in media ethics at the Universities of Bern and Graubünden, in the field of religion and the public sphere at UZH and in religious studies and history at LMU. Her research has resulted in numerous publications. Most recently, she published the monograph " Mormon Lifestyles. Communicating Religion and Ethics in Documentary Media".


02.08.2023 to 12.08.2023
15.04.2021 to 25.04.2021
14.01.2019 to 20.01.2019
16.03.2013 to 23.03.2013
20.04.2012 to 27.04.2012
23.04.2009 to 29.04.2009