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Feb 27

Theorizing film reception, as a collective phenomenon and as an individual experience

Emmanuel Plasseraud (Université Bordeaux Montaigne)

Higher seminar in Cinema Studies 14:00. Emmanuel Plasseraud specializes in film theory at the cinema studies program at the Université Bordeaux Montaigne. He is the author of Cinéma et imaginaire baroque (2007) and L’Art des foules (2011). In his current research, he is preparing a history on the theory of film reception as a collective phenomenon and as an individual experienc... Read more »



Mobilizing the Archive: Archival Experiences from Analog to Digital

Workshop organized by professor Jan Olsson (IMS/Cinema Studies). Presentations by among others prof Don Crafton (University of Notre Dame), prof Ma...

Cinema Studies Event 09:30. Talks by: Don Crafton (University of Notre Dame) “From Stage to Paper to Screen: Archival Sources for McCay’s Gertie (1914)”; Mary Desjardins (Dartmouth College) “Researching Studio-era Hollywood Press and Public Relations Beyond the Fan Magazines"; Doron Galili (Stockholm University) “Filmographic Research, the Archive, and Online Sources... Read more »

Författarkväll: Harry bit för bit

Kom till Filminstitutets bibliotek i Filmhuset 28 februari kl. 17 och möt fyra av författarna bakom antologin Harry bit för bit : Harry Scheins mån...

Cinema Studies Event 17:00. På plats denna kväll finns bokens redaktörer Maaret Koskinen och Louise Wallenberg samt Per Vesterlund – snart även aktuell med Harry Schein: en biografi – och Jannike Åhlund, som förra året medverkade till uppmärksammade dokumentären Citizen Schein. Harry Schein var en lika offentlig som komplex person, en celebritet och makthavare.... Read more »



Disputation: Oscar Night in Hollywood: Fashioning the Red-Carpet From the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media.

Welcome to PhD student Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén's disputation on March 1 in Filmhuset. FREE ADMISSION.

Fashion Studies Event 10:00. This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendse... Read more »



DIGMEX Lecture: “Instruments of Science, Tools of Occultism: On Photography, Auras, and the Study of Religion and Technology”

Jeremy Stolow, an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University, Montréal, Canada.

JMK Event 15:00. This presentation offers some reflections on the topic of religion and technology from the vantage point of a study I have conducted called ‘Picturing Aura’. The project deals with the history of efforts to photograph a mysterious radiant force that is said to surround living bodies and is known as ‘the aura’. While dismissed as pseudo-scientifi... Read more »



Disputation: Ontological Ordering: Achieving Audience in Internet Practice

Emma Dahlins disputationsprov för avläggande av doktorsexamen i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap.

Event – IMS 13:00. Kort sammanfattning på engelska (abstract): Against the backdrop of changing technological conditions of the contemporary media landscape, new questions arise regarding how audience can be can problematized and theorized. In relation to audience studies, the dissertation makes a theoretical contribution by connecting insights from recent debate... Read more »



Rätten till privatlivet – och moralen bakom omoralen i svensk press

Mattias Hessérus

JMK Event 10:00. Historikern Mattias Hessérus presenterar sin avhandling från 2016 som utkom som bok i februari 2018: Rätten till privatlivet – och moralen bakom omoralen i svensk press. Read more »



Hidden and connected: How do the affluent participate in public affairs?

Professor Anu Kantola, University of Helsinki

JMK Event 10:00. Research studying participation often explores how ‘ordinary’ or marginalised citizens can participate in politics and public life through the media. In contrast, this paper explores how the wealthiest classes in society participate in public affairs. Drawing from recent interviews conducted among the wealthiest 0.1% of the population in Finland... Read more »



Mediated Protest of Yesteryear

Martin Karlsson, JMK

JMK Event 10:00. Martin Karlsson defends his 50% seminar version of his dissertation Read more »



Public Lecture: Hollywood South and the Decades of Magical Thinking

Early in the 21st century, Louisiana, one of the poorest states in the United States, redirected millions in tax dollars from the public coffers in...

JMK Event 15:00. Why would lawmakers support such a policy? Why would citizens accept the policy’s uncomfortable effects on their economy and culture? I address these questions through a study of the local and everyday experiences of the film economy in New Orleans, Louisiana—a city that has twice pursued the goal of becoming a movie production capital. From the... Read more »



Higher Seminar: Jobs from the Cloud

In 2016, the conversation that I had with strangers in Groningen and about the region included the phrase “Google is coming.” This year similarly I...

Higher Seminar – JMK 10:00. This everyday discourse formally refers to the construction of the largest data center in Europe. My research seeks to uncover what that discourse additionally means symbolically and practically to the people in the region, and in particular the future of employment there. Ultimately I am hoping to theorize the relationship between the aura of h... Read more »



ICA Pre-Conference: Global Media and Human Rights in Prague

Between 23-24 May an ICA Pre-Conference on Global Media and Human Rights will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, organized by the Leading Resear...

JMK Event 08:00. It precedes the 68th Annual ICA Conference held in the Czech capital between 24-28 May, organized by The International Communication Association (ICA) itself. For more information please visit and the Leading Research Environment web page. Read more »