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CADEAH: European History Reloaded

17th February 2019

On February 1, the members of the European History Reloaded: Curation and Appropriation of Digital Audiovisual Heritage (CADEAH) project met at the Institute of Contemporary History, Prague. CADEAH is a new project that researches the online circulation and appropriation of audiovisual heritage using an integrated and interdisciplinary approach…

Call for Papers: The Youthification of Television and Screen Culture

12th February 2019

Television is constantly testing its definitional boundaries. What was formerly defined by ways of transmission and screen technology, is more and more in dissolution in today’s mediated landscape. Young people, especially, are turning away from traditional broadcast television – and turning towards other screens and formats…

The MediArXiv project launched

31st January 2019

The new preprint server MediArXiv was launched in January and will begin accepting submissions on Friday, February 1. The project, initiated by Open Access in Media Studies, aims to introduce the concept of pre- and post-print publishing in the fields of media, film, and communication studies. MediArXiv encourages submissions across all domains of media, film, and…

IAMHIST Symposium “Standing in the Way of White Noise: Preserving Television History”

28th January 2019

On 25 January 2019, The International Association for Media and History (IAMHIST) and our network partner Centre National de l’Audiovisuel (CNA) hosted the symposium “Standing in the Way of White Noise: Preserving Television History”. Heritage professionals…

Call for Papers: Joint Technical Symposium

20th December 2018

The Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) is an international scientific and technical event dealing with matters of particular importance to audiovisual archives and archivists. Organized every few years since 1983 by the member organizations now forming the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual…

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’. The event will take place on 14 March 2019 in Luxembourg…

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

11th December 2018

The issue of audio-visual content international distribution and circulation is one of the most relevant in recent debates in Media and Television Studies: in the “age of plenty” (Ellis: 2000) distribution presents innovative features relating to both the introduction of new digital platforms and the diverse developed by…

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…