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October 14, 2014

VIEW Journal Call for Papers: Archaeologies of Tele-Visions and -Realities

Over the last decade the label “media archaeology” has brought together a growing number of heterogeneous scholarship investigating new forms of historical research and narratives. While the field resists a coherent methodology, media archaeological explorations are generally characterized by their refusal of linear periodization, an emphasis on disregarded objects and historical episodes, and a playful…

March 17, 2014

FIAT/IFTA Seminar on Television Documentary

On 13 and 14 March, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision hosted the third seminar of the Television Studies Group of the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA). The seminar focused on television documentary and included a range of documentary practitioners, including former commissioning editors, filmmakers, and film critics, as well as a range…

March 6, 2014

Call for Papers on Convergent Television(s)

CfP: VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture Vol. 3, Issue 6 Convergent Television(s): Political Ideas, Industrial Strategies, Textual Features and Audience Practices. Since the 1980s, media convergence has become a buzzword for media studies, a crucial site for academic debate and research and especially a major topic of interest for politics, media industries,…

January 9, 2014

Call for Papers: Television Histories in (Post)Socialist Europe

VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture Vol. 3, Issue 05. Deadline for abstracts: February 1st, 2014. Deadline for full papers: 15 March, 2014. While recent comparative and transnational approaches in the field of European television history have demonstrated the need for (post)socialist television histories in Europe, there is currently limited scholarship dedicated to…

January 9, 2014

EUscreenXL presents issue 04 of VIEW Journal

VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture Vol. 2, Issue 04: The Hidden Professions of Television We know little about the ‘behind the scenes’ of television. The fourth issue of VIEW provides a rich and eclectic series of contributions from which a lot can be learnt about its ‘hidden’ professions. VIEW, the Journal of…

January 3, 2014

“Media literacy research and policy in Europe” report just published

Media literacy research and policy in Europe. A review of recent, current and planned activities This is the report of an expert seminar held in Brussels on 12/9/13, organised by the Media Literacy Task Force of the COST Action, Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies. 25 media literacy experts from academia, policy and regulatory institutions came together…

November 29, 2012

Open Access Journal Advances Scholarship in the Field of European Television History and Culture

Second VIEW Journal issue In March 2012, EUscreen launched the first issue of the Journal of European Television History and Culture – 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…

September 5, 2012

Researching Film and Television Through the Archive

The one-day multi-disciplinary symposium Researching Film and Television Through the Archive, jointly hosted on November 9th 2012 by University of Warwick’s Department of Film and Television Studies and the Institute of Advanced Study, will explore the practices and implications of researching film and television through the archive. Making the archive the basis of a project…

August 8, 2012

CFP: Television for Women

Television for Women: An International Conference: Call for Papers University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 15th-17th May 2013 Keynote Speakers: Charlotte Brunsdon, Christine Geraghty, Kathleen Karlyn and Lynn Spigel At the culmination of the AHRC-funded project, A History of Television for Women in Britain, 1947-89, the project team (Dr. Mary Irwin, Dr. Rachel Moseley and Dr….

July 27, 2012

CfP: Moving at Different Speeds

Call for papers for Comunicazioni sociali, I, 2013 The Commercialization of Television Systems in Europe and its Consequences Monographic issue. Accepted languages: English, Italian, and French Issue Co-editors: Massimo Scaglioni, Luca Barra (Università Cattolica di Milano) One of the most compelling and current challenges for television studies is to work on the edge of national and…