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December 16, 2018

Call for Papers: FIAT/IFTA Media Studies Seminar ‘1989: Mapping New Frontiers of Europe and Beyond’

The Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) announces its forthcoming international seminar ‘1989: Mapping New Frontiers of Europe and Beyond’. ABOUT The event will take place on 14 March 2019 in Luxembourg and is organized in collaboration with the Centre for Digital and Contemporary History at the University of Luxembourg. The one-day seminar focuses…

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…

November 21, 2018

Europa TV: the European Broadcasting Dream

In 1985, five European public broadcasters came together to start Europa TV, the first multilingual television channel for Europe. But already in the fall of 1986, the dream of a European television was failing and the channel has been largely forgotten since. In 2018, Europa TV reemerged on the agenda of the Netherlands Institute for…

November 14, 2018

How Television Used To Be Made

Digitisation has enabled archive footage to travel far and wide, but this has created a new problem. It’s easy to misunderstand the origins of that footage. How do we explain how television used to be made? We invited John Ellis, professor of media arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, to tell us about his research…

October 24, 2018

Call for Papers: Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics Conference

ERC The Healthy Self as Body Capital & Centre for History in Public Health London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce an International Conference Tele(visualising) Health: TV, Public Health, its Enthusiasts and its Publics. The event will be held at the Institute of Historical Research in London on 27 February – 1…

September 19, 2016

EXTENDED DEADLINE: VIEW Journal Call for Papers “History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe”

***Extended deadline: September 27, 2016*** The perception of the European television and media landscape has been traditionally shaped by the contrast and constant comparison with the American one: state-run stations or public service broadcasting in Europe vs. commercial networks in the US. However, in most European countries it took to the last third of the…

December 16, 2015

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

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…