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EMHIS conference in May

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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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“Mistrusting the media – now and then”

EMHIS member Patrik Lundell will present on the upcoming ECREA Communication and Democracy Conference, “Political Agency in the Digital Age: Media, Participation and Democracy”, in October 2015, addressing entangled issues. The paper is presented with Kristoffer Holt at Linnæus University and is titled “Mistrusting the media – now and then”. Here is the abstract: “Characteristic of many contemporary far right … Continue reading

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In the flow with EMHIS

EMHIS was especially invited to present our network at one of the so-called “spotlight sessions” during the international ACSIS conference in Norrköping 15-17 of June. This year, the very nicely arranged conference in a sunny and warm mid-Sweden had the theme “In the flow – people, media, materialities”. It was the sixth biennial conference of ACSIS, which stands for Advanced … Continue reading

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Conference report “Media and the Cold War, 1975-1991”

Here is Benedict von Bremen’s report on the conference “Media and the Cold War, 1975–1991” held at Volda University College in Norway, Nov 20-21, 2014. EMHIS was represented by Marie Cronqvist.

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“New Variety”: Communication History Conference in Hamburg

The Annual Conference of the German Communication Association?s Communication History Division in 2015 took place in Hamburg 15-17 January under the theme “Neue Vielfalt” (“New Variety”) It was hosted by the newly renamed EMHIS partner institution “The Centre for Media History”, headed by Hans-Ulrich Wagner, at the Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research and the University of Hamburg. 30 years … Continue reading

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EMHIS greeting from EUscreenXL in Rome

We found ourselves in a very warm and sunny Rome (quite a contrast from the gloomy, rainy England, I had left). Professor Andreas Fickers, from the University of Luxembourg, who was our guest at the last EMHIS forum in May, had very kindly invited EMHIS to take part in an academic workshop on ‘Networking Networks’ as part of the EUscreenXL … Continue reading

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EMHIS at the ACSIS-conference

Patrik and Marie are chairing a spotlightsession on entangled media histories at the ACSIS-conference 2015 in Norrköping Sweden. The conference theme for this year is “In the Flow: People, Media, Materialities”. From the abstract: “In recent years, it is valid to talk about a transnational turn in media historiography. Traditional histories with a national focus are still dominant within the … Continue reading

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