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Hands on Transnational Radio History

A report from the “Transnational Radio History” Summer School at C2DH, Luxembourg University, 18–22 June 2018 A seminar room stuffed with fascinating old and still working radio sets and recording devices, two excursions to historic sites and buildings where transnational radio history took place, the production of podcasts, all this along with a series of papers by researchers from Chile to … Continue reading

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Discussion on improving access to historic BBC archives

The U.K. members of EMHIS are also engaged in discussions about media archives and how those might be made more accessible. Hugh Chignell chairs a group called the “UK Radio Archives Advisory Committee” and on May 21st there was a meeting at the British Library to discuss a report on improving access to historic BBC archives. The report “Academic requirements … Continue reading

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New alliances in broadcasting history

A workshop at the German Broadcasting Archive on flight and expulsion proves the necessity of an eye-to-eye cooperation between archivists and media historians. Sooner or later every historical research comes down to a simple but crucial question: the archives. In the case of media history, this can lead to major diplomatic endeavours, as a media historian’s work very often relies … Continue reading

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