Robert Panitz, Dipl.-Geogr.
Robert Panitz has been working as a scientific employee at the Institute of Geography of the Heidelberg University since September 2010.
As a member of the research group “Global stock image market” and as a research assistant for the DFG (German research association) research project “Neoartisan, digital technology and the new role of the periphery in the global market for still and moving images (Argentina,Uruguay)”, he examines the global market for still and moving images.
He studied Geography, Economics and Computer Science at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and the University of Nottingham. He wrote his diploma thesis “Knowledge and Innovations processes in companies: A Network Perspective. The Diffusion of controversial organizational Innovations” at the Research Group of Economic and Social Geography in Heidelberg.
His research focuses on economic geographical topics from a network analytical perspective. Currently he works on the evolution of the global market for still and moving images. Moreover he participates in many network-analytical and economic-geographic case-studies.