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PhD defence Tom Slootweg
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PhD defence Tom Slootweg

Resistance, Disruption and Belonging: Electronic Video in Three Amateur Modes Date: Monday, April 9, 2018, 16:15 Venue: Aula of the Academy Building (University of Groningen), Broerstraat 5, Groningen Promoters: Prof. H.B.M. Wijfjes and Dr. S.I. Aasman On Monday April 9, 2018 at 16:15, Tom Slootweg will defend his doctoral thesis Resistance, Disruption and Belonging. The thesis returns to … Continue reading

PhD defence Tim van der Heijden
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PhD defence Tim van der Heijden

Hybrid Histories: Technologies of Memory and the Cultural Dyamics of Home Movies, 1895-2005 Date: Thursday, 18 January, 2018, 16:00 Venue: Aula of Maastricht University, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht Promoters: Prof. M.J.H. Meijer, Prof. A. Fickers and Dr. J.C.M. Wachelder On Thursday 18 January 2018 at 16:00h, project member Tim van der Heijden will defend his PhD dissertation Hybrid Histories: Technologies … Continue reading

Special issue on ‘Video History’ edited by Susan Aasman and Tom Slootweg
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Special issue on ‘Video History’ edited by Susan Aasman and Tom Slootweg

Project members Susan Aasman and Tom Slootweg (University of Groningen) edited a special ‘video dossier’ for TMG—Journal for Media History. In the editorial to the video dossier, ‘A very short video history,’ the authors invite Dutch media historians to delve deeper into the history of video. Whereas media historians abroad tend to acknowledge its multifaceted … Continue reading

New publication: ‘Regeneration’
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New publication: ‘Regeneration’

Project coordinator Jo Wachelder published his article ‘Regeneration: Generations Remediated’ in the recent issue of Time & Society. Abstract This paper proposes a model for a dynamic and constructivist perspective on generations. To study synchronous, contemporary interrelations between technology, media and generations, many different methodologies are available. Yet many historical, diachronic studies are marred by flaws and … Continue reading

Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’ (visual report)
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Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’ (visual report)

A Century of Home Cinema: from Projector to Smartphone (visual report) 27 May-30 October, 2016 Limburgs Museum, Venlo From the first home movies to vlogs on YouTube: since the advent of portable movie cameras (from 1910 onwards) people have tended to film the first steps and stumbles of a baby, parties, holidays and everyday family … Continue reading

Exhibition ‘Homeless movies’ (visual report)
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Exhibition ‘Homeless movies’ (visual report)

Homeless Movies (visual report) 26 June-15 January, 2016 House of Alijn, Museum of Everyday Life, Ghent, Belgium EXPO: JASPER RIGOLE The museum exhibition Homeless Movies at the House of Alijn, Museum of Everyday Life in Ghent (Belgium) brings an ode to home movies, once recorded in a private family sphere meant to built a family memory. It presents the wonderful work … Continue reading