Research Master Course 2015: Trending Topics


RMeS: Trending Topics 2014-15 Course: RMa Course: Trending Topics ECTS: 6 Dates: tba; all 13.00 – 17.00 hrs Location:  tba Coordinator: dr. Maryn Wilkinson (UvA) Guest lectures by: tba Organisation:  RMeS Open to:  First and second year RMa students in Media Studies, who are a member of a Dutch Graduate Research School (onderzoekschool). Students who are members…  Read more →

Lecture: Prof. Gregory Currie (University of York) at University of Groningen


You are invited to the fifth lecture in the series Thinking Cinema: New Approaches in Film Philosophy (University of Groningen), on May 22, 6-8 pm. Prof. Gregory Currie (University of York) Macbeth / Spider Web Castle: Movies and other media Respondent: Dr. Miklós Kiss (University of Groningen)  Location: Faculty of Arts, Harmonie building, Oude Kijk…  Read more →

Guest Lecture Murray Smith (University of Kent) at University of Groningen


Guest Lecture at the University of Groningen Murray Smith (University of Kent): “From Reflex to Reflection: Thinking and Feeling in the Cinema” Respondent: Julian Hanich (University of Groningen) May 1 2014, 6-8pm, Marie Lokezaal (Harmony Building) Abstract “Like persons, works of art are a great deal richer than philosophy can or should want to capture.”…  Read more →

Summer School – News and the Changing Culture of Public Information


The Huizinga Instituut (Research Institute and Graduate School for Cultural History) and Research School Mediastudies (RMeS) jointly present the 2014 Summer School: News and the Changing Culture of Public Information   Date: 16-18 June 2014 Venue: UB, University of Amsterdam and Trippenhuis, KNAW Organizers: Michiel van Groesen, Helmer Helmers, José van Dijck, Thomas Poell Speakers: Brendan Dooley (UC Cork), Lance Bennett…  Read more →

International conference: Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space


Date: June 18-20, 2014 Venue: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Organizers: José van Dijck & Thomas Poell Confirmed speakers: Lance Bennett, Tarleton Gillespie, Alfred Hermida, Hallvard Moe Discussants: C.W. Anderson, Marcel Broersma, Jean Burgess, Irene Costera Meijer, Mark Deuze, Marlies Glasius, Eggo Müller, Bernhard Rieder, Richard Rogers, and Michael Schudson This conference explores the potentially contradictory…  Read more →