BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies) is hosting its 1st Annual Conference from 19-21 April 2013 at University of Lincoln. The conference theme is “Critics & Criticism: Writing on Audiovisual Media” and the call for papers is currently open until 17 December 2012. A Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to NECSUS […]
6th NECS Graduate Workshop Moving Images – Imagined Movements: Mobility in/of Film Vienna, 28 February-01 March 2013 Hosted by the Department of Theatre-, Film- and Media Studies/University of Vienna Organized by the NECS Graduate Workshop Committee Call for Papers Travel as a motif in film or hypermobility through cyberspace, displayed mobility or migration in movies […]
On 13 December 2012 EYE Film Institute will host a workshop on the subject of audience users. NECSUS advisory board member Giovanna Fossati will be a featured speaker at this workshop. In addition, NECSUS editorial board members Patricia Pisters, Jaap Kooijman, and Annie van den Oever will present issue #2_Autumn 2012_’Tangibility’. *Updated 6 December 2012 […]
Media Politics ‒ Political Media The NECS 2013 Conference Prague, Czech Republic, June 20-22, 2013 Hosted by Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague Submission Deadline: January 31, 2013 Please email all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org Call for Papers Film, Media and Cultural Studies have been struggling to respond to the increasing politicization of audiovisual media […]
The 2nd annual Screen Industries in East-Central Europe Conference on Cultural Policies and Political Culture will be hosted from 22-25 November 2012 at Masaryk University and Moravian Gallery in Brno (Czech Republic). A workshop on theorising screenwriting practice from an East-Central European perspective will be featured. The conference is organised by Petr Szczepanik. NECSUS editorial […]
The call for papers has been published for NECSUS #4, Autumn 2013, ‘Waste’. The guest editors for this special section are Alexandra Schneider (University of Amsterdam) and Wanda Strauven (University of Amsterdam). We look forward to receiving abstracts of 500 words and a short bio of no more than 150 words by 1 December 2012.
NECSUS editorial board at the Amsterdam University Press offices editing issue #2, Autumn 2012, ‘Tangibility’. Pictured from left to right are Annie van den Oever, Jeroen Sondervan (AUP), Dorota Ostrowska, Francesco Pitassio, Patricia Pisters, and Jaap Kooijman.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is organising a panel called ‘Greening the Screen’ on sustainable futures for film, tv, and games. The panel takes place on 12 November 2012 and will be hosted by Alistair McGowan, with introductions from Ben Roberts (BFI, Director of the Film Fund) and Kevin Price (BAFTA, COO). […]
Call for papers 5th NECS Graduate Workshop, Cinematic Scale, 13-14 December 2012, Amsterdam This coming Fall, the NECS Graduates are organizing a traveling workshop in Amsterdam on the topic of Cinematic Scale. Previous NECS workshops in Istanbul, London, Belgrade, and Lisbon have brought together many young researchers and graduate students in fruitful debate, resulting in […]
The premier international documentary studies conference Visible Evidence has released a draft program for their 2012 gathering (19-21 December, Canberra, Australia). Visible Evidence XIX is co-hosted by The Australian National University and the National Film and Sound Archive. Among the participants in the conference is Robert Sinnerbrink, whose article ‘Sea-change: Transforming the “crisis” in film […]
NECSUS_European Journal of Media Studies is proud to announce the assembly of an international advisory board that is composed of some of the more dynamic and well-respected figures in the field of media studies. The members of this board represent a diverse, cross-disciplinary grouping that will strengthen the scope as well as the prestige of […]
The Wiley-Blackwell Companions to National Cinemas series has released its newest edition, A Companion to Eastern European Cinemas. The editor of this volume is Anikó Imre, who will serve on the advisory board of NECSUS (to be announced shortly). Dina Iordanova, another member of the NECSUS advisory board, has written the foreword to the book. […]
The venerable film magazine Sight & Sound has released the results of their long-awaited Greatest Films Poll, which is conducted every 10 years. This year the results are posted online, along with a detailed list of the hundreds of critics, programmers, and academics that were chosen to vote, in addition to the contents of their […]
NECSUS would like to announce a call for papers for issue #3, Spring 2013, ‘Green’. Details can be found at the following link. We look forward to receiving your abstracts.
The schedule has been announced for Film-Philosophy Conference 2012 and it can be found here. NECSUS editorial board member Annie van den Oever is sharing space on a panel entitled ‘Revisiting Christian Metz’ with Anna Backman Rogers. Backman Rogers’ essay ‘Ephemeral bodies and threshold creatures’ was published in the Spring 2012 issue of NECSUS. In […]