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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…

November 21, 2013

Happy World Television Day!

The first World Television Forum was held by the United Nations on 21 and 22 November 1996. The leading media agents met to discuss the growing significance of television in today’s changing world. Television was acknowledged as a major tool in informing, channeling and affecting public opinion. That is why the General Assembly decided to…

June 25, 2012

Programme Announcement: Final EUscreen Conference

EUscreen, the best practice network for Europe’s television heritage, organises its third and final international conference on Television Heritage and the Web. The conference will take place in Budapest on 13 and 14 September 2012. The programme consists of two workshops, a plenary session with keynotes and case studies by renowned experts in the field….

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…

November 16, 2011

Call for Papers on Performance and Television Space

– from: http://cstonline.tv: The second symposium arising from the AHRC ‘Spaces of Television’ project will be held at the Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries (University of Glamorgan) on Friday 20 April 2012. Proposals are invited for papers and/or panels on the theme of ‘Performance and Television Space’. Performance in this context should be interpreted…