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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…

July 4, 2012

Screen Media and Memory

Every year NECS, the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, brings together a remarkable amount of archivists and scholars from all over the continent. After London, Lund and Istanbul, the 2012 NECS conference “Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory” took place in Lisbon on 21-23 June. Several of the papers given over the course of this three day event were particularly relevant to EUscreen. Conference report by Erwin Verbruggen and Berber Hagedoorn

May 21, 2012

CfP: FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Seminar – Deadline 25 May

The International Television Studies Seminar, hosted by the British Film Institute at its South Bank premises London on September 28th 2012, will present academic papers based on research conducted in FIAT/IFTA member archives and illustrated by extracts provided by those archives. Paper proposals should include a brief abstract and details of arrangements made with the…

December 5, 2011

From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to September 11

— Book announcement (language of the book: French) Katharina Niemeyer De la chute du mur de Berlin au 11 septembre 2001. Le journal télévisé, les mémoires collectives et l’écriture de l’histoire. Antipodes, Lausanne (Switzerland) 2011, 342p. English title: From the fall of the Berlin wall to September 11. Television news, collective memories and writing of…

December 2, 2011

CfP: Media Homes Conference, Amsterdam

Call for Papers – Media Homes: Material Culture in Twentieth-Century Domestic Life Friday June 29, 2012 (University of Amsterdam) During the early‐twentieth century, a raft of media technologies emerged against the backdrop of urbanization, industrialization and rationalization. At the same time, the private dwelling developed into a centerpiece of modern conceptions of everyday life. While the…