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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…

Collection Highlights: Celebrating European Languages

26th September 2018

On the 26th of September, we celebrate the European Day of Languages. There are more than 200 indigenous languages spoken across all the European countries, and each region has its own dialects and specificities. This linguistic diversity is the backbone of a multicultural Europe where different traditions and cultures can coexist next to each other. The…

Europa TV: The early experiment of a European channel

29th August 2018

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision is, among other things, owner of a unique collection of material of the channel Europa TV. To gain more insight into this channel, Sound and Vision asked master student Marloes Stapper from Utrecht University to perform research into this collection. In this dedicated blog post Marloes will tell…

Top 5 Archive-Based Films Selected by the Expert

8th August 2018

In this weeks’s top five best archive-based films, Richard Misek, filmmaker and Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Kent, selects his five favourite films. 1. The city of Los Angeles as an invisible backdrop in “Los Angeles Plays Itself”(Thom Andersen, 2003) For over a century, Los Angeles formed a ubiquitous and invisible backdrop…

Europeana’s Impact Playbook: the cultural heritage professionals’ guide to assessing impact

7th August 2018

As a cultural heritage institution it can be quite a challenge to demonstrate the impact of your work. What is the effect it has on people’s lives? And what are the right tools to measure the effect of the daily activities of your museum, library or archive? We asked Julia Fallon, IPR & Policy Advisor…