Archive
January 31, 2019

The MediArXiv project launched

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…

November 21, 2018

Europa TV: the European Broadcasting Dream

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…

November 14, 2018

How Television Used To Be Made

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…

October 24, 2018

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

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…