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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

Project member Andreas Fickers appointed Head Institute for Contemporary History in Luxembourg
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Project member Andreas Fickers appointed Head Institute for Contemporary History in Luxembourg

Project member and former coordinator Prof. dr. Andreas Fickers has recently been appointed as Head of the new Institute for Contemporary History (Institut für Zeitgeschichte) in Luxembourg. Read below the original announcement, as published by the Luxemburger Wort: Andreas Fickers wird Direktor des Instituts für Zeitgeschichte Veröffentlicht am Mittwoch, 1. Juni 2016 um 14:49 Der belgische Professor Andreas … Continue reading