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

Exposing the Film Apparatus
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Exposing the Film Apparatus

International seminar to celebrate the launch of Exposing the Film Apparatus – The Film Archive as a Research Laboratory. Edited by Giovanna Fossati and Annie van den Oever, this volume offers a range of essays on historical and contemporary film apparatus and media technologies. The volume contains essays by 32 international contributors, including collection specialists, curators, … Continue reading

Hands On History: Exploring New Methodologies for Media History Research
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Hands On History: Exploring New Methodologies for Media History Research

8-10 February 2016 Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD “Media Scholars and Amateurs of All Countries and Disciplines, Hands-on!” * Recent years have witnessed a growing turn to experimental historical research in the history of media technologies. In addition to archival investigation and oral history interviews, historians and enthusiasts are increasingly uncovering histories of … Continue reading

Global Super 8 Day
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Global Super 8 Day

Saturday October 24, 2015 the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Super 8 film format. From Australia, Japan to America and Europe, many film enthusiasts will celebrate this popular amateur film format. In the Netherlands, the Dutch Foundation for Amateurfilm (Stichting Amateurfilm) has compiled as special program called “De Kracht van Super 8” (The Power … Continue reading

Report conference ‘Changing Platforms of Memory Practices’
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Report conference ‘Changing Platforms of Memory Practices’

Report conference ‘Changing Platforms of Memory Practices’ As the home movies project draws to a close, the final formal activity of our research group has taken shape in the international conference “Changing Platforms of Memory Practices”, held from 10 to 12 September 2015 at the Van Swinderenhuys in Groningen. With a selection of papers from … Continue reading