Call for Papers: 1968 in the Media

The Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of Television Archives announces its forthcoming international seminar to take place in Paris, on March 20th, 2017. The one-day seminar is dedicated to the media coverage of different political and social events that took place in 1968 across the globe. From the Prague Spring in the former Czechoslovakia to the student protests in Paris and civil rights movement in the United States, the protests of 1968 marked a series of national and transnational events that captured media’s attention.

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VIEW Journal publishes issue 09: TV Formats and Format Research

 

EUscreen publishes the open access journal VIEW, which explores Europe’s television history and culture. We’re proud to announce the publication of our summer issue, which is now available in its entirety at www.viewjournal.eu. This ninth issue, on theory, methodology, history and new developments in TV formats and format research, was co-edited by John Ellis, Professor of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, Andrea Esser, Principal Lecturer in Media and Communications at the University of Roehampton (UK) and Juan Francisco Gutiérrez Lozano, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of Málaga (Spain).

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EXTENDED DEADLINE: VIEW Journal Call for Papers “History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe”

 

***Extended deadline: September 27, 2016***

The perception of the European television and media landscape has been traditionally shaped by the contrast and constant comparison with the American one: state-run stations or public service broadcasting in Europe vs. commercial networks in the US. However, in most European countries it took to the last third of the 20th century, until commercial TV got proper permission, or started its activities. As a result, to date, the structure is characterized by coexistence of public service and commercial stations (in a mixed system only later opened to pay and over-the-top operators). ( Read more…)

Technology and Innovation

This video collection is dedicated to mankind’s inventions! Humans are constantly thinking of ways to improve themselves and the way they interact with their environment. A lot of these efforts have led to really useful pieces of technology that are used by all of us. Can you imagine life without telephones, internet, or videogames?
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BAAC Annual Conference 2016 | Audiovisual Heritage and People: Connecting, Curating, Sharing

 

The 13th BAAC annual conference will be held from November 2nd to 3rd this year in Vilnius, Lithuania, on the premises of the Arts Printing House – the building of a former printing house dating back to the 16th century. The conference will be hosted by the Lithuanian Central State Archive and Archivists’ Association. BAAC invites presentation proposals, which can be submitted until 10 June 2016. The BAAC conference will be followed by the second international Europeana Sounds conference, “Unlocking Sound Collections”, which will be held on November 4th this year at Vilnius University. ( Read more…)

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