BLOG

LATEST BLOG ENTRY

Stories of Migration: People on the Move

18th December 2018

Migration is a powerful driving force that is constantly changing the face of Europe. It shapes the economic, political and social relations and touches many of us on a very personal level. On this year’s International Migrants Day, we’d like to share some of the migration stories that are captured in the EUscreen collection. We…

Call for Papers: FIAT/IFTA Media Studies Seminar ‘1989: Mapping New Frontiers of Europe and Beyond’

16th December 2018

The Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) announces its forthcoming international seminar ‘1989: Mapping New Frontiers of Europe and Beyond’. ABOUT The event will take place on 14 March 2019 in Luxembourg and is organized in collaboration with the Centre for Digital and Contemporary History at the University of Luxembourg. The one-day seminar focuses…

VIEW Journal Call for Papers on “Canned Television Going Global?”

11th December 2018

VIEW Journal invites proposals for the upcoming issue on “Canned Television Going Global?”. This special issue of VIEW focuses on the international circulation and distribution of ready-made content, in the form of scripted products, considering both TV fiction and films. ABOUT The issue of audio-visual content international distribution and circulation is one of the most relevant…

Europa TV: the European Broadcasting Dream

21st November 2018

In 1985, five European public broadcasters came together to start Europa TV, the first multilingual television channel for Europe. But already in the fall of 1986, the dream of a European television was failing and the channel has been largely forgotten since. In 2018, Europa TV reemerged on the agenda of the Netherlands Institute for…

How Television Used To Be Made

14th November 2018

Digitisation has enabled archive footage to travel far and wide, but this has created a new problem. It’s easy to misunderstand the origins of that footage. How do we explain how television used to be made? We invited John Ellis, professor of media arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, to tell us about his research…

History Televised: the Fall of the Berlin Wall

9th November 2018

On the 9th November 1989 the first blocks of the Berlin Wall that for decades divided East and West Germany were taking down. The event received unprecedented attention from the media. Television broadcasters from across Europe and the whole world were present to capture the crowds on both sides of the wall celebrating the event. This…

Call for Papers: Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics Conference

24th October 2018

ERC The Healthy Self as Body Capital & Centre for History in Public Health London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce an International Conference Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics. The event will be held at the Institute of Historical Research in London on 27 February – 1…

After the Great War Exhibition: EUscreen and European Film Gateway to Commemorate WWI

23rd October 2018

On 15 October 2018, an outdoor exhibition dedicated to the Great War and its aftermath premiered in Prague. The Czech Republic is the first stop on the tour of the After the Great War – A New Europe 1918-1923 travelling exhibition.  The exhibition was prepared by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity in cooperation with…

Call for Papers: Sensory Moving Image Archives Conference

10th October 2018

EUscreen is excited to share the news about the upcoming conference Sensory Moving Image Archives: Visualization, Exploration and Reuse of Moving Image Data which will be hosted at the University of Amsterdam on 25-26 February 2019. ABOUT The international two-day symposium comes out of the research project The Sensory Moving Image Archive: Boosting Creative Reuse for…