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My trip to Canada – BU Acorn Funds

In October 2018, I visited York University, Canada to meet Dr Anne F. MacLennan, Associate Professor & Chair, York University, Canada, under the Bournemouth University’s Acorn Funds scheme for Early Career Researchers. The aim of this trip was to explore the possibility of developing a collaborative research project in the field of community radio for migrants in the UK and … Continue reading

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New doctor in media history

EMHIS-member Erik Edoff defended his thesis, Storstadens dagbok: Boulevardpressen och mediesystemet i det sena 1800-talets Stockholm [Big city diary: The boulevard press and the media system in late 19th century Stockholm] on November 11, at the Department of communication and media, Lund university. The dissertation examines a forgotten genre in Swedish press-history, the boulevard press. Edoff uses the concept of … 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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New EMHIS-member

Kate Terkanian, who joined Bournemouth University’s Centre for Media History in September 2014, is pursuing a PhD project on Women, Wartime and the BBC. The project will explore women’s roles at the BBC during the Second World War. The project is designed to complement research conducted by Centre members Kate Murphy and Kristin Skoog, who have conducted research on the … Continue reading

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New member of the EMHIS-network

Charlotte Nilsson, since the beginning of January PhD-student in Lund, is the newest member of our EMHIS-network. Inspired by the wide notion of media, she studies trade and consumption from a media (systems) perspective. More specifically, she explores mail-order retailing in the early 20th century as a meaning-making medium. Her intent is to focus on the systems for distribution and … Continue reading

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Award to EMHIS scholar Christoph Hilgert

On Friday the 16th of January, Christoph Hilgert received an award, the “Nachwuchsförderpreis Kommunikationsgeschichte 2015”, from the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK) for his dissertation  “Die unerhörte Generation. Jugend im westdeutschen und britischen Hörfunk der 1950er und frühen 1960er Jahre”. The proud EMHIS crowd congratulates!

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