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The NECS 2018 Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS  The University of Amsterdam, the Free University of Amsterdam and Utrecht University are happy to present   The NECS 2018 Conference Media Tactics and Engagement 27-29 June 2018 Hosted by the University of Amsterdam and the Free University of Amsterdam  Pre-Conference Media in Transition 26 June 2018 Hosted by Utrecht University Post-Conference […]

NECS 2018 in Amsterdam

The NECS 2018 conference will take place at the University of Amsterdam, organised by NECSUS editorial board members Patricia Pisters and Jaap Kooijman, among others. Kooijman has created a short video to announce the conference. More details coming in the months to follow.

Editorial Necsus

A decade ago, American political satirist Stephen Colbert coined the term ‘truthiness’ in his program ‘The Wørd’, to call attention to a striking pathology in American politics, broadcasting, and business: to purposefully create poisonous information environments not based on logic, examination, or facts, but rather depending on affects, intuitions, and perceptions. Colbert’s main case in […]

NECS 2017 Paris, preliminary program released

The preliminary program of the 11th annual NECS Conference, which will take place from June 29th to July 1st 2017 in Paris, is now available online. Keynote speakers for the conference include Mark Hansen (Duke University, USA), Deborah Chambers (Newcastle University, UK), and Elizabeth Price (artist). NECS Conference activities will take place this year in three different […]

Open Access in Media Studies

The website Open Access in Media Studies is now online. It is maintained and curated by Jeroen Sondervan in collaboration with the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS). The website and blog aim to inform about and promote open access publishing in the field of media studies.

NECS steering committee election 2015

At the NECS 2015 conference in Łódź new members of the NECS Steering Committee will be elected. Candidates include Skadi Loist, co-editor of the NECSUS film festival review section; Francesco Pitassio, editor of NECSUS; and Alena Strohmaier, co-editor of the NECSUS book review section. Other candidates include Sophie Einwachter, Judith Keilbach, Antonio Somaini, and Petr […]

NECS 2015 notifications sent

Acceptance and rejection letters for the NECS 2015 conference in Łódź were sent on Monday the 2nd of March.  A preliminary draft of the conference program will be available on the NECS website by the end of the month. In May a second online registration form for attendees will be posted in order to collect […]

12th NECS Graduate Workshop in Rome

The 12th NECS Graduate Workshop, From Sensation to Synesthesia: The aesthetic experience and synesthesia in film and new media, takes place from 26-27 February 2015 at Sapienza University of Rome. The workshop aims at elucidating how cinema and new media products can be considered synesthetic machines. The keynote presentation will be delivered by Wanda Strauven […]

NECS 2015: Archives of/for the future

The call for papers for the NECS 2015 conference has been announced. The theme is Archives of/for the Future and the deadline is 31 January 2015. Details can be found on the NECS website. The NECS 2015 conference will be held at the University of Łódź in Poland from 18-20 June 2015. The conference is […]

Editorial Necsus

The editorial team at NECSUS is excited to embark on its 3rd year of publication. We continue to be dedicated to an open access model that makes the best work in the discipline of media studies freely available to all, and we are actively looking for additional institutional partners to join us and support this […]

NECS 2014 conference program online

The preliminary conference program for NECS 2014 Milan is now available online. The pre-conference events will take place from 17-18 June 2014 and the conference proper will take place from 19-21 June 2014. The conference location is Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. NECSUS will organize the workshop On Journal Editors and Editing on 20 June […]

NECS Publication Committee to edit exhibition reviews

We are pleased to announce that the NECS Publication Committee will assume editorial duties for the NECSUS exhibition review section. The section editors will be Miriam De Rosa and Malin Wahlberg. De Rosa is the initiator of the Cinema and Contemporary Visual Arts workgroup within NECS while Wahlberg serves on the NECS Steering Committee in […]

NECS 2014 conference website online

The conference website for NECS 2014 Milan is now live online. Features include keynote speaker bios, practical information on travel and accommodation, details on the venue, and more. The call for submissions is still open until 31 January. Registered NECS members are able to sign up on the website for the special conference newsletter that […]

11th NECS Graduate Workshop — call for papers

11th NECS Graduate Workshop. Contemporary Perspectives on the city: screen media and dwelling Milan, Italy, 17.-18. June 2014 The contemporary city represents a new context of experimentation in terms of languages of communication, aesthetics and media consumption. The most immediate result is a new sense of place, fed and inspired by a massive presence of […]

9th NECS Graduate Workshop — call for papers

Forging: Authenticity in the Making Leiden, Netherlands, 14-15 March 2014 9th NECS Graduate Workshop Hosted by Leiden University and Leiden International Short Film Experience Call for Papers Forgery is the consciously deceiving replication of a product or a manner of production. Depending on its object, its counterpart could be authenticity, originality, integrity, and/or truthfulness. The […]