Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Session 4

Author: Sian Barber
Copyright: National Library of Sweden

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote

 

The fourth session of our #EUscreen15 conference, “Curating (Hi)stories”, discussed the role of AV material in scholarly research and education, including the design of interactive teaching materials and online platforms. The session included talks from Peter B. Kaufman on visual education; Elsa Coupard & Claude Mussou on curating history with French audiovisual archives; and Steven Stegers on moving images in history education, and was opened and moderated by Dana Mustata, University of Groningen.

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Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Session 3

Author: Anna de Bruyn
Copyright: National Library of Sweden

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote

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).

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Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Session 2

Author: Yashar Dehaghani
Copyright: National Library of Sweden

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote

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.

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Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Opening & Session 1

Author: Anna de Bruyn, Sian Barber
Copyright: National Library of Sweden

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote

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.

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Faithful and Furry Friends

Author: Yashar Dehaghani, Sian Barber, Anna de Bruyn
Photo source: Česká Televize. All rights reserved.

 
This month’s collection is dedicated to our animals – our faithful and furry friends. They are our companions, our cheerful playmates, and our little helpers.

We understand, comfort, and protect each other; and there’s no doubt that just watching our pets can bring great joy. In this collection you’ll find videos of us and our animals; from the common to the unique and exotic, or even bizarre. Have fun with our selection of cute cats and adorable dogs, cheeky cheetahs and merry monkeys!

  

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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Author: Yashar Dehaghani, Sian Barber, Anna de Bruyn
Photo source: Televisió de Catalunya. All rights reserved.

Join us today in celebrating Audiovisual Heritage Day! Today is important, because we believe that archives matter tremendously, and that preservation of information should be a priority. And there’s no better way of ensuring the survival of our audiovisual heritage than by making it publicly available.

  

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Motorsport and Vintage Cars in Europe

Author: Yashar Dehaghani, Sian Barber, Laura Osswald
Veteran cars in Prague

 
With the Formula 1 season of 2015 in full swing we are celebrating motor racing, speed and vintage cars from across Europe.

People have always strived to go faster. We modify everyday cars, build purebred racing machines, and perfect the pinnacle of automobiles: the Formula 1 car. But let’s not forget that your car is also a statement. Whether you prefer vintage cool or serviceable chic, maybe you favour a BMW, Citreon or Skoda? They’re all here for you to admire.

  

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