New special issue of [in]Transition

The new special issue of [in]Transition features five videos that emerged from the June 2015 workshop Scholarship in Sound & Image, hosted at Middlebury College. The workshop brought 14 film and media scholars from the United States and Europe to work with a team of experts to collectively explore how to produce and conceptualise videographic criticism. […]

‘Golden road’ to open access in Amsterdam

SPUI25 in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam is hosting a workshop on open access publishing on 17 April 2015 at 14.30h. Using NECSUS as a core case study, questions concerning the future of scholarly publishing will be addressed. NECSUS editors Annie van den Oever and Patricia Pisters serve as […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

10th NECS Graduate Workshop — call for papers

10th NECS Graduate Workshop, Media Archaeology and Digital Media Udine, Italy, 2-3 April 2014 Call for Papers As part of the bigger investigation undertaken by XXI Udine Conference around the subject of Media Archaeology as a pioneering media approach which reconsiders each medium’s identity as part of a network of media discourses, we would like […]

2nd Alternative Film/Video Research Forum (Belgrade, December 2013)

After the success of the 1st Alternative Film/Video Research Forum in 2012, which featured such notable participants as Dirk de Bruyn, Ivan Ladislav Galeta, and others, we are now organizing the second edition of the forum at Alternative Film/Video Belgrade 2013. This one-day event (12 December) running concurrently with the festival will gather a group […]

On the best practices of peer reviewing

The NECSUS workshop ‘On the practice of peer reviewing’ at NECS 2013 Prague was well-attended. After presentations and discussions, in collaboration with the audience we were able to take away a list of best practices for peer reviewing in media studies. The key points are as follows: Do When writing peer reviews, maintain a fair […]

On the practice of peer reviewing @ NECS 2013 Prague

Workshop: On the practice of peer reviewing NECS 2013 Prague 22 June 2013, 11h Peer reviewing is becoming increasingly important as more and more institutions require researchers to publish within reviewed journals or edited volumes. Reviewing is a skill and practice that must be learned and utilised. When and how has peer reviewing been implemented […]

NECSUS workshop on peer reviewing @ NECS 2013

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 […]

6th NECS Graduate Workshop, Vienna

The 6th NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) Graduate Workshop will be organized from 28 February-1 March 2013 under the theme ‘Moving Images – Imagined Movements: Mobility in/of Film’. The workshop is organized by the NECS graduate committee, represented by Miriam De Rosa and Alena Strohmaier, and hosted by the Department of Theater, […]

6th NECS Graduate Workshop, Moving Images – Imagined Movements: Mobility in/of Film

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 […]