Dr. Anna Sobczak (Poland/France), archivist and records manager, recently published her research ‘Traditional vs. Virtual Archives – The Evolving Digital Identity of Archives in Germany’. We spoke with her about the role and future of archives in relation to digitisation and the web.
EUscreen publishes the open access journal VIEW, which explores Europe’s television history and culture. We’re proud to announce the publication of our winter issue, which is now available in its entirety at www.viewjournal.eu. This eight issue, on the use and re-use of moving image archives in various productions, was co-edited by Claude Mussou, head of InaTEQUE, and Mette Charis Buchman, senior manager of archive research at Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR).
The third session of our conference, “Historical Views on Curation”, was dedicated to the presentation of papers relevant to the upcoming issue of VIEW, the Journal of European Television History and Culture. VIEW is the first peer-reviewed, multi-media and open access e-journal in the field of European television history and culture. It offers an international platform for outstanding academic research and archival reflection on television as an important part of our European cultural heritage.
The speakers, Matteo Treleani, Lisa Kerrigan, and Jean Christophe Meyer, presented their research findings on the use of archives in new productions, and the session was opened and moderated by Claude Mussou, head of InaTEQUE (INA).
The second session of our #EUscreen15 conference, “Context for Curation”, included talks from Casey E. Davis on The American Archive of Public Broadcasting’s digitization process, James Davis on Google Cultural Institute’s new Performing Arts project, and John Ellis’ research project which explores how TV footage was originally created. The session was opened and moderated by Rob Turnock from Royal Holloway University of London.
Thanks to everyone who attended the 2015 international EUscreenXL conference. We hope you had a great time with us in Warsaw!
In this series of blogposts we’re re-visiting the conference and bringing you the details you may have missed, or wish to refresh. This first article covers the opening talks by Michał Merczyński and Eggo Müller, as well as the presentations of Harry Verwayen on Europeana’s framework for measuring impact, Liam Wylie on curation and dissemination at RTÉ, and Alicja Knast on enriching exhibitions with the audiovisual.
On Friday, September 18th 2015, Europeana Research organized a Workshop on Tools, Services and Content Priorities in Audio and Vision at the Royal Library in Copenhagen. Read on to find out all about it! ( Read more…)
The 2015 NECS Conference took place this year in Łódź, Poland on 18th-20th June. Every year NECS, the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies gathers a significant number of scholars, researchers, media professionals and archivists from all over the world. The theme of the conference was “Archive of/for the Future” and certainly, it could not be more appropriate and relevant for EUscreenXL. Thus, a team of EUscreenXL representatives participated to the event presenting an entire panel session on “Perspectives on the Contextualization of Audiovisual Online Archives: Access and Publication Formats.” The ‘dream team Łódź’ was represented by Mariana Salgado from Aalto University, Berber Hagedoorn and Eleonora Maria Mazzoli from Utrecht University, and Dana Mustata from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.