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Listen to EMHIS!

The EMHIS-members Hans-Ulrich Wagner and Alina Laura Tiews speak about EMHIS in the latest issue of “BredowCast”, a podcast published by the Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research in Hamburg. They explain the EMHIS approach towards entanglement and why this is important to integrate in today’s media historical work. By giving examples from their own case studies on repatriated German BBC-trainees after … 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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“Measuring television’s social impact”

Professor Christina von Hodenbergs keynote “Measuring television’s social impact” from EMHIS 3 in Hamburg last November was caught on tape:

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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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Talking about historical audience research at EMHIS III in Hamburg

Between November 25th and 29th, 2014 the third forum of the “Entangled Media Histories”-network took place in Hamburg. Once again, after our initial workshop in late 2013, we had the great pleasure to meet in the premises of the Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research near the Campus of Hamburg University. The main focus of the workshop was on transnational audiences and … Continue reading

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EMHIS Forum III coming up soon!

Only two more weeks before the teams from Lund, Bournemouth and Hamburg will get together again to discuss their research on Entangled Media Histories! This time, it’s Hamburg’s turn again. Hans-Ulrich Wagner, Christoph Hilgert and all the rest from the EMHIS-Hamburg team will happily welcome the colleagues at the Hans-Bredow-Institute. Also, we will be proudly presenting a special guest: Professor … Continue reading

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Programme EMHIS III

The programme for EMHIS III in Hamburg this November is now online.

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Advertising “Entangled Media Histories”

During the past few days, two articles have been launched to promote and to advertise our EMHIS-project. Firstly, Hans-Ulrich Wagner, a German member of the EMHIS-steering committee, was interviewed by Margarete Keilacker, chief editor of the German journal Rundfunk und Geschichte. Especially addressing media and contemporary historians, this reputable scientific journal offers space for new media historical projects. In the … Continue reading

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Notes on a three week visit to Hamburg

To visit Germany, from a Swedish point of view, is in some sense a chance to rediscover the media history that is lost at home. In Germany, as a contrast to Sweden, there still are phone booths in every other corner, Germans can still buy cd:s at the record stores that seem to be all over the city, and also … Continue reading

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EMHIS Forum 1: “Entangled Perspectives”

The EMHIS project has now formally started! On the 13–15 of November, our first event named EMHIS Forum 1 took place at the Hans-Bredow-Institut in Hamburg. This forum will be followed by six others in Bournemouth, Lund and Hamburg up until the year 2017. For this introductory conference, we were 13 participants that came together, but the network will expand … Continue reading

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