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Special issue of Media history on transnational broadcasting

Revisiting transnational broadcasting: The BBC’s foreign-language services during the Second World War. Special Issue of Media History 21,4 (2015), guest edited by Nelson Ribeiro and EMHIS member Stephanie Seul. This Special Issue re-considers the history of the BBC foreign-language services prior to, and during, the Second World War. The communication between the British government and foreign publics by way of … Continue reading

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Moose meatloaf anyone?

10th – 13th November, Häckeberga Slott (Lund), Sweden We were fortunate to find ourselves in the picturesque settings provided by the Häckeberga Slott, where the fifth forum of the Entangled Media Histories’ research and teaching network was being staged in November. Marie and Patrik as the primary organisers of the EMHIS V forum aimed to create a highly inclusive environment … Continue reading

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Stephanie Seul new member of the network

Stephanie Seul is a Lecturer in Media History at the Department of Cultural Studies (FB 9) of the University of Bremen, and a senior researcher at Deutsche Presseforschung, a research institute for press and media history. She was trained as a historian at the Universities of Munich and Cambridge (UK) and earned a Ph.D. from the European University Institute in … Continue reading

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Forum 5 at Häckeberga castle

Next week the fifth EMHIS forum will take place at Häckeberga castle, just outside Lund. The focus this time is to give feedback on texts from the various  research projects that is in the making. Click here for a detailed programme.

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Video: Hans-Ulrich Wagner “Media after 1945: Continuities and New Beginnings”

Hans-Ulrich Wagner, head of the Centre for Media History in Hamburg and Senior Researcher at the Hans-Bredow-Institute in Hamburg, talks about the joint work on a handbook chapter and clarifies the concept of entanglement in media history.

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Video: Tony Stoller “Broadcasting the Berlin Wall concert, December 1989”

Tony Stoller, Visiting Professor at the Centre for Media History at Bournemouth University, gives insight into his post-doc research idea about the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall on classical music radio.

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Bridging the boundaries of Venice

No less than six of us EMHIS scholars were eager to attend the ECREA Communication History conference in Venice, Italy, on Sept 16–18th. The overall theme of the conference was ”Bridges and Boundaries” and the site was the Warwick University’s seat in Palazzo Pesaro Papafava. The organizers’ aim was to foster interdisciplinary dialogue around the history of communication, media, networks … Continue reading

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Video: Christoph Hilgert “Die unerhörte Generation”

Christoph Hilgert from Munich’s Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and research fellow at the Hans-Bredow-Institute in Hamburg explains his PhD project about the BBC’s and West-German radios’ debates about young people as well as their programmes for young listeners between 1945 and 1963. Lately his work has been published with Wallstein and is now available for purchase.

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Video: Gloria Khamkar

Gloria Khamkar, PhD candidate at the Centre for Media History at Bournemouth University and a radio professional, describes her PhD research on the Evolution of Asian radio in England between 1960 and 2004.

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Video: Alina Laura Tiews

Alina Laura Tiews, PhD candidate at Münster’s Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität and researcher at the Hans-Bredow-Institute in Hamburg, concludes her PhD research on German refugees and expellees as represented in post-war cinema and TV of the divided Germany.

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