Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities, University of Groningen

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen is seeking an Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities and Information Science (60% teaching, 40% research). The appointment will be full-time and for a period of five years. The Digital Humanities master-track of the University of Groningen has a broad humanities focus, while the Information Science programmes […]

CCVA Hors-conference in collaboration with Café Chercher

On Saturday the 30th of June from 14.30-17h Café Chercher will organise an afternoon of unfinished research projects for the Cinema and Contemporary Visual Art workgroup (CCVA) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in the Doelenzaal at the University Library (Singel 425, Amsterdam). This is an hors-conference event following the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies 2018 Conference (NECS): Media Tactics and Engagement (27-29 June) which is hosted by […]

DISCO! An Interdisciplinary Conference

From 21-23 June 2018, the University of Sussex organises an interdisciplinary international conference to examine and expand debates on disco. From its origins as a New York City subculture and its transition into the mainstream to its subsequent lives across international scenes, disco poses pivotal questions about the entanglements of art, industry, identity, and community. […]

Screen Studies Conference 2018

The 28th international Screen Studies Conference will take place at the University of Glasgow from 29 June until 1 July 2018. The conference is programmed by Screen editors Jackie Stacey and Sarah Street. The keynote speakers are Erica Carter (King’s College London), Amelie Hastie (Amherst College), and Joshua Yumibe (Michigan State University). As there is […]

Politics of divination

On 14 May 2018 in Amsterdam, former NECSUS editorial board member Patricia Pisters moderates a presentation of the new book The Politics of Divination by Joshua Ramey, which analyses the persistence of the neoliberal hegemony in spite of its disastrous effects upon labor, capital, ecology, and society. Ramey will be present to introduce his book, […]

PhD positions at Utrecht University

The Department of Media and Culture at Utrecht University seeks to appoint three PhD candidates for the project Governing Digital Societies in Europe, led by Prof. dr. José van Dijck. This project forms the start of an interdisciplinary research group that investigates socio-technical, legal, and governance aspects of online platforms and data practices. The candidate […]

Intermediality Now, call for papers

Conference INTERMEDIALITY NOW: REMAPPING IN-BETWEENNESS International film and media studies conference organized by the Sapientia University in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) Conference date: 19-20 October, 2018 Deadline for proposals: June 30, 2018 Connected to our new exploratory research project Rethinking Intermediality in Contemporary Cinema: Changing Forms of In-Betweenness funded by the UEFISCDI, and following up on the topics of our previous […]

World in Flux, call for papers

CMCI PhD Conference ‘World in Flux: Exploring Cultural and Media Studies in a Changing World’ 15 June 2018 King’s College London Bush House (former headquarters of the BBC World Service) Keynote Speakers: Professor Anna Reading (King’s College London) and Professor Catherine Grant (Birkbeck, University of London) Our world is ever-fluctuating, nothing is static, and these […]

Radical Film Network organises 1968 festival

Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the year 1968, the Radical Film Network is organising a 1968 festival. RFN68 presents itself as a democratic and open source festival, and will run for 68 days from 1 May – 7 July 2018. Through an international programme of films, workshops, discussions, and social events, the festival will […]

Master class and public lecture by Richard Dyer

On 5 and 6 April, Richard Dyer, Professor Emeritus of Film Studies at King’s College London, will give a master class and a public lecture at the University of Amsterdam. Both events are organised by NECSUS editorial board member Jaap Kooijman. Based on two of Dyer’s recent books, the master class topic is Lethal Repetition: […]

Lecturer vacancies at King’s College London

As part of an expanding programme in existing and emergent research areas and student numbers across its MA and BA curricula in Digital Culture, King’s College London is recruiting three (Senior) Lecturers in the Department of Digital Humanities. King’s College London has a long tradition of research in the Digital Humanities, going back to the […]

University and College Union (UCU) strike to defend pension scheme

During the past weeks, members of the University and College Union (UCU), the trade union for higher education workers in the UK, have been organising strike actions over impending changes to their pension scheme. Employers’ current proposal to end the guaranteed USS pension would mean a loss of around £10,000 a year in retirement. UCU […]

NECSUS Autumn 2018_#Mapping — call for submissions

guest edited by Giorgio Avezzù (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore), Teresa Castro (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 / IRCAV), and Giuseppe Fidotta (Concordia University) Recent media scholarship has been undergoing a spatial turn. Borrowed from geography, key concepts such as mapping/cartography, space/place, environment, landscape, mobility, territory, and others have gradually become unavoidable in the domain of media and visual studies, […]

From Media Hype to Twitter Storm

This week Amsterdam University Press publishes the edited volume From Media Hype to Twitter Storm: News Explosions and Their Impact on Issues, Crises and Public Opinion. Edited by Peter Vasterman, media sociologist and Assistant Professor Emeritus of Media and Journalism at the University of Amsterdam, the book brings together 31 authors from 11 different countries. […]

NECSUS joins Open Humanities Press

We are happy to announce that NECSUS has joined the Open Humanities Press (OHP) collective. OHP is an international community of scholars, editors, and readers with a focus on critical and cultural theory. Operating as an independent volunteer initiative since 2006, OHP promotes open access scholarship in journals, books, and explores new forms of scholarly […]