Conferences primarily dedicated to stars and stardom do not come around on a regular basis. Newcastle University organised an event on the ever-expanding field of star studies, in cooperation with the Center for Film and Digital Media at the University of Sunderland. Despite its low-key character, the conference attracted some 70 delegates from 12 countries […]
A conference that has ‘women’s cinema’ in its title faces a considerable challenge just in defining the term. As Teresa De Lauretis argued over two decades ago, it is ‘a term whose definition … is almost as problematic and contested as the term “feminism” itself’. The organisers of the conference Contemporary Women’s Cinema: Global Scenarios […]
The year 2014 will be marked by the international commemoration of the beginning of the First World War in the summer of 1914. Numerous projects in research and education in Germany, Europe, and worldwide are dedicated to this event in different ways. The projects Europeana Collections 1914-1918, European Film Gateway 1914, and Europeana 1914-1918 have […]
In a communication sent from the steering committee this week, NECS has announced the dates of the 2014 conference. NECS 2014 will take place from 19-21 June in Milan. The host institutions are Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Milan and the University of Udine. For further updates please consult the NECS website at necs.org.
The upcoming Film-Philosophy Conference will be hosted by the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, the Departments of Media Studies and Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), and the EYE Film Institute Netherlands. With this location, the annual Film-Philosophy Conference will take place for the first time outside of the UK.
The final program for the NECS 2013 Prague conference ‘Media Politics ‒ Political Media’ is available online. The program can be downloaded via www.necs.org and of course via the conference page http://www.cefs.cz/necs/. The brochure contains everything you need to know when coming to the conference, from guidelines for panel chairs to information about public transport […]
Credit must be given to the academics that created NECS less than a decade ago. After the organization’s first conference in Vienna in 2007 European film scholars finally had an annual venue where new acquaintances could be made and networks cultivated. This process has even facilitated new annual events, most often on a specific subject […]
The preliminary program for Visible Evidence XX has been released. 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of the international documentary studies conference Visible Evidence, which will be held from 15-18 August in Stockholm (Sweden). The program includes panels, screenings, workshops, a special reception at Stockholm City Hall, and a closing night party in celebration of the […]
The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held in Tamsui, a historic district in the Taipei Metropolitan area, from 31 May-2 June 2013. The conference is organised in association with the journal Deleuze Studies (published by Edinburgh University Press), which has also been affiliated with The International Deleuze Studies Conferences that have been […]
The NECS Steering Committee is inviting members to the annual general meeting which will take place in conjunction with the NECS 2013 conference in Prague. The NECS general meeting will take place on Friday, June 21st at 19:30h. Among the important items on the agenda include various committee reports on 2012 activities, the election of […]
The conference Contemporary Women’s Cinema: Global Scenarios & Transnational Contexts will be hosted at Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Italy) from 28-29 May 2013. The conference is composed of six multi-part panels over two days. NECSUS advisory board member Veronica Pravadelli (Università degli Studi Roma Tre) is the conference organiser with organisational support by E. […]
There are vacancies for a Conference Coordinator and a Graduate Representative on the NECS Steering Committee. The NECS Election/Strategy Committee is inviting members to nominate themselves for these two positions: 1. Graduate Representative. For the position of graduate representative the requirement is that you must be a registered PhD or Masters student at a University […]
The 13th European Cinema Research Forum will be hosted by Film Studies and the Division of European Languages and Cultures at The University of Edinburgh from 1-2 July 2013. The conference will include a screening of the film Ghosted by Monika Treut which will be followed by a discussion session between the director and Dr […]
NECSUS will host a workshop on peer reviewing at NECS 2013 in Prague at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. The workshop will take place on 22 June at 11h. Participants include NECSUS editorial board members Patricia Pisters and Francesco Pitassio, advisory board member Vinzenz Hediger, and others. More details on this workshop and the […]
The 5th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2013) will take place from 27-29 June 2013 at the Institute of African Studies-University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) in Lisbon, Portugal. In addition to the thematic panels and keynote speeches the conference will host a documentary film festival. The films submitted to the event must portray issues […]