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January 2019

January 15 - January 19

Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving 2019

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Media Parkboulevard 1
Hilversum, 1217 WE Netherlands
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The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in collaboration with AVA_Net organises its fourth Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving from 15 to 18 January 2019. Hereby we inform you that the registration has been opened. You can register here.  The Winter School is a unique training in Hilversum, The Netherlands, on preserving digital audiovisual collections. The Winter School offers audiovisual collection holders and archivists a useful mix of lectures, hands-on workshops and interactive sessions with renown experts to set up or further improve…

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January 25

IAMHIST Symposium ‘Standing In The Way Of White Noise: Preserving Television History’

Centre national de l’audiovisuel, 1b, rue du Centenaire
Dudelange, L-3475 Luxembourg
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PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME 9h30 – 10h00: Registration & Welcome 10h00 – 11h15: Session 1 Alessandra Luciano: “None of us has seen this collection since it aired in the early 80s: Chewing Rock & Saga du Rock” : “208 Radio Luxembourg, The Station of the Stars”- In 1933, “Radio Luxembourg” began broadcasting in England, despite fierce opposition from the BBC, and became Europe’s most powerful commercial radio station. During the 1950s and 1960s, “208” was THE radio of the rock ‘n’ roll…

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February 2019

February 25 - February 26

International Symposium: Sensory Moving Image Archives – Visualization, Exploration and Reuse of Moving Image Data

University of Amsterdam, Singel 425
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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The international two-day symposium comes out of the research project The Sensory Moving Image Archive: Boosting Creative Reuse for Artistic Practice and Research (SEMIA, 2017-2019). Working with diverse archival material from Eye Filmmuseum and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, SEMIA develops alternative ways of exploring moving image archives by analyzing data concerning visual features – such as colour, movement and shape. To achieve this, SEMIA has trained deep-learning networks for extracting sensory data from moving images and developed an interface…

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February 25 - February 27

The Fourth International Conference, Colour in Film

BFI Southbank Belvedere Road South Bank London SE1 England, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XT United Kingdom
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The event will include screenings, keynote lectures and presentations from international film and colour scholars.

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February 27 - March 1

Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics

Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HU, UK
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Televisions began to appear in the homes of large numbers of the public in Europe and North America after World War II. This coincided with a period in which ideas about the public’s health, the problems that it faced and the solutions that could be offered, were changing. The threat posed by infectious diseases was receding, to be replaced by chronic conditions linked to lifestyle and individual behaviour. Public health professionals were enthusiastic about how this new technology and mass…

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March 2019

March 14

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

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg + Google Map

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 one-day seminar focuses on exploring the historical events of 1989 that witnessed the collapse of communist regimes in Europe through the lens of archival material and media representations, different archive-based productions (including documentaries and exhibitions) as well as through the lens of multidisciplinary academic research carried out at different archives across the world.

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April 2019

April 25 - April 27

BAFTSS 7th Annual conference 2019 Intersecting Identities: Race, Sex, Nation

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT United Kingdom + Google Map

INTERSECTING IDENTITIES: RACE, SEX, NATION Intersectionality as a concept was born at the end of the 1980s, and has proven influential ever since as a method for analysing film and media productions as well as in the fields of critical race and disability studies, feminist theory and transnational studies. In the words of Kimberlé Crenshaw in 2017, ‘Intersectionality is a lens through which you can see where power comes and collides, where it interlocks and intersects’. The 7th annual BAFTSS…

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May 2019

May 23 - May 24

9th FIAT/IFTA Media Management Seminar ‘Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles’

The FIAT/IFTA Media Management Seminar is an event that has built a very strong reputation in recent years. Organised by the FIAT/IFTA Media Management Commission, the Seminar focuses for two intensive days on themes related to media asset management, search and retrieval, enhancement and contextualisation and the traffic of files in media archives. Titled ‘Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles’ the Seminar next year reaches already its 9th edition. The seminar will take place in Stockholm. More information about the event will follow closer…

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May 25 - May 28

Eye International Conference

Eye Film Museums, IJpromenade 1
Amsterdam, 1031 KT Netherlands
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The 10th Women and the Silent Screen Conference hosted by the 5th Eye International Conference SISTERS Women and the Silent Screen (WSS), an international conference held biennially, brings together research focusing on all forms of women’s presence in the earliest decades of motion picture history. After its first edition in Utrecht in 1999, the conference is coming back to the Netherlands to celebrate its twentieth year. The theme of WSS 10 is SISTERS, taken both literally and figuratively within a…

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June 2019

June 24 - June 28

SARBICA International Symposium 2019: Rethinking Archives: Reframing Boundaries, Imagining Possibilities

National Archives of Singapore, 1 Canning Rise
Singapore, 179868 Singapore
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The 2019 International Symposium of the Southeast Asia Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (SARBICA) is hosted by the National Archives of Singapore (NAS). It will take place from 24-28 June 2019 in Singapore. With the theme of “Rethinking Archives: Reframing Boundaries, Imagining Possibilities”, the Symposium hopes to explore the intersection of privacy, security, and the management and preservation of records and data on one hand as well as the innovative deployment of archives and oral history in…

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June 25 - June 30

SEAPAVAA Conference and General Assembly

Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Rue des accords de Matignon
Noumea, New Caledonia
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The social and political construction of memory has been constantly shaped by society and the rapid development of technology. History, in the conventional sense, is a record of past events. Though memory and history are not identical, both often exist in a tense yet dynamic relationship with each another. Audiovisual archives, and to a greater extent the field of archiving, are challenged to navigate this tension and dynamism through its principles, advocacies, and practices in order to position themselves as…

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July 2019

July 10 - July 12

Global Colour and the Moving Image Conference

University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom + Google Map

The conference is organized by The Eastmancolor Revolution and British Cinema research project team (Sarah Street, Keith Johnston, Paul Frith and Carolyn Rickards) in an attempt to reach a greater understanding of the multiple, comparative complexities of global colour and the moving image

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July 11

14º Congreso ISKO España: Organización del conocimiento para la explotación de colecciones patrimoniales y archivos audiovisuales

Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain + Google Map

Los esquemas de organización son básicos para la recuperación y el aprovechamiento de cualquier recurso con un potencial valor informativo. Habitualmente, la investigación se ha centrado en los recursos de interés actual e inmediato, con datos útiles para su aprovechamiento en un tiempo próximo al de su creación y, sobre todo, con información textual. El 14º Congreso ISKO España (4º ISKO España-Portugal) quiere centrar la atención en les posibilidades del tratamiento y el uso de esquemas de organización en: recursos…

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July 18 - July 20

London: Gateway to Cinema and Media Studies

Notre Dame London Global Gateway, 1-4 Suffolk Street
London, SW1Y 4HG United Kingdom
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The University of Notre Dame has partnered with the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) and King's College London (KCL) to present the summer symposium, “London, Cinema and Media Gateway,” July 18-20, 2019. This symposium will bring together scholars for three days of discussion about London’s rich history and complex future in relation to cinema and media studies. The symposium explores the meaning and import of London in film and media studies as a production center for film and…

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September 2019

September 17 - September 18

Conference on distribution and circulation of EU content

September 30 - October 3

The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) 50th Annual Conference

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Media Parkboulevard 1
Hilversum, 1217 WE Netherlands
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The 50th Annual Conference of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA)will be held from Monday 30th September - Thursday 3rd October 2019 at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, in Hilversum, Netherlands. It is timed to precede the Joint Technical Symposium (JTS), being held in the same location, from Thursday 3rd - Saturday 5th October 2019.  

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October 2019

October 3 - October 5

Joint Technical Symposium: Preserve the Legacy. Celebrate the Future

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Media Parkboulevard 1
Hilversum, 1217 WE Netherlands
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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 Archiving Associations (CCAAA), it provides an opportunity for audiovisual archiving experts from different backgrounds to come together, share new and upcoming technical advances in our field, and take positions that go beyond the boundaries of specific formats or domains. It is an occasion to…

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