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December 11, 2018

VIEW Journal Call for Papers on “Canned Television Going Global?”

VIEW Journal invites proposals for the upcoming issue on “Canned Television Going Global?”. This special issue of VIEW focuses on the international circulation and distribution of ready-made content, in the form of scripted products, considering both TV fiction and films. ABOUT The issue of audio-visual content international distribution and circulation is one of the most relevant…

May 7, 2018

Historicizing Home Movie Practices: Two Complementary Perspectives

Recently, two doctoral dissertations on the home movie as a twentieth-century cultural practice saw the light of day. Tim van der Heijden defended his dissertation Hybrid Histories: Technologies of Memory and the Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies, 1895-2005 at Maastricht University in January. Tom Slootweg followed suit in April, when he defended his dissertation Resistance,…

February 6, 2018

The Roles They Are A-Shiftin’: Challenges and Possibilities for Tool Criticism

In my previous blog post, ‘Quantifying Autobiography‘, I introduced the ‘Me & Myself‘ (M&M) pilot project, for which I am a research assistant. In this post I will try to explain the role that we as a research team have within the larger CLARIAH project, and the shift in research object this entails. Furthermore, I will…

January 8, 2018

EUscreen recommends: Copyright (and) Culture: the governance of audiovisual archives

“Copyright (and) Culture: the governance of audiovisual archives” is written by Katharine Sarikakis, Olga Kolokytha and Krisztina Rozgonyi, all working at the Department of Communications of the University of Vienna. In this paper they ask the following research question: What are the policy dynamics of copyright regulation for digital audiovisual (AV) archives in Europe and what…

August 17, 2017

Quantifying Autobiography

Rob Wegter, Student Assistant MA Digital Humanities at the University of Groningen, tells about his experiences during the research project “Me and Myself: Tracing first person in documentary history in AV-collections”, including binge-watching and annotating Dutch documentaries.

June 6, 2017

VIEW Journal Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with New Interface

To celebrate its fifth anniversary, the VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture brings its readers a fully redesigned website and the release of its latest issue on Non-fiction Transmedia. VIEW Journal started five years ago as the first peer-reviewed, multimedia and open access e-journal in its field. The online open access journal now…

March 1, 2017

Media Studies Seminar and EUscreen Network Meeting in Paris

EUscreen is collaborating with FIAT/IFTA’s Media Studies Commission on a joint seminar, which takes place on Monday March 20th at the ISCC in Paris. 16 papers will present different views on the legacy of May ’68 in the media. On March 21st, the EUscreen Foundation’s participants will meet in closed quarters for a full Network Meeting day.

December 14, 2016

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…