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

Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’
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Exhibition ‘A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone’

A century of home cinema: from projector to smartphone 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 gatherings. In … Continue reading

Promo: ‘Staging the Amateur Dispositif’
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Promo: ‘Staging the Amateur Dispositif’

On March 31st, we will be giving a special presentation at the 9th edition of the International Orphan Film Symposium, held from March 30-April 2 in the EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam In our presentation we will perform a media archaeological experiment in which we reconstruct the changing dispositif of home movie screening practices. In three ‘tableaux’ we explore how … Continue reading

Andreas Fickers appointed Professor at University of Luxembourg
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Andreas Fickers appointed Professor at University of Luxembourg

Since September 2013, project coordinator Andreas Fickers has been appointed as Professor of Contemporary and Digital History at Université du Luxembourg. He will continue his activities and responsibilities as project and team coordinator for the research project “Changing Platforms of Ritualized Memory Practices. The Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies”. For more information, see his new … Continue reading

Interview: Andreas Fickers
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Interview: Andreas Fickers

Project coordinator Dr. Andreas Fickers was interviewed on the societal impact of our NWO-research project “Changing Platforms of Ritualized Memory Practices. The Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies”. Watch the video:               For more information about the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASoS) at Maastricht University, see: http://2012.fasos-research.nl/ Continue reading