RMeS Winterschool & Graduate Symposium 2016-17

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January 19 & 20, 2017
This Winterschool will feature different types of sessions: 1) parallel sessions for presenting your work to peers 2) lectures by members of the RMeS Board and 3) a workshop on Photo voice and Visualisation

RMeS RMa Course: Trending Topics 2017

Trending Topics

Feb-April 2017
Each spring, the Research School for Media Studies offers a Trending Topics course where faculty members from eight participating universities (UvA, UU, VU, EUR, UL, UM, RUG, RUN) present the latest research in their fields of interest, in a series of lectures and workshops.

PhD Defense: Enis Dinç


Performing Modernity: Atatürk on Film (1919-1938) Supervisors: Frank van Vree, M. Şükrü Hanioğlu and Esther Peeren Date: 13 December 2016, 12:00 hrs, Agnietenkapel When Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founding father of the Turkish Republic, took the lead in the national resistance movement in Anatolia in 1919, he was far from being a household name. Nevertheless,…  Read more →

RMeS RMa Tutorials 2016-17: University of Amsterdam


Dates: see below Venue: University of Amsterdam Open to: First and second year research master students in Media Studies and related fields, registered with RMeS Offered by: the Research School for Media Studies (RMeS), as part of the RMa curriculum Credits: 6 ECTS Registration: register before 1 February, 2017. Amount of participants is limited. Register here When…  Read more →

RMeS Electives: Urban Interfaces (Utrecht University)


Block 3 (06-02-2017 until 13-04-2017)
Utrecht University
This course actively teams up with ongoing research of the [urban interfaces] research group, a network of media and performance studies scholars, professional artists and designers, (media) ethnographers, cultural theorists, and PhD students.

RMeS Electives: Corporeal Literacy (Utrecht University)


Block 4 (24-04-2017 until 30-06-2017)
Utrecht University
Literacy, according to the OED, describes the unreflected capacity of being able to read, but also denotes a particular condition with respect to knowledge, awareness and experience: the capacity to engage with that what is being read in a well-informed and critical way.

Seminar: ‘The Future of Live’ with professor Paddy Scannell


Thursday 8 December 2016
Liveness is a persistent and much-debated concept in media studies. Until recently, it was associated primarily with broadcast media, and television in particular. However, the emergence of social media has brought new forms of liveness into effect that challenge common assumptions about and perspectives on liveness. An understanding of liveness that explains its various meanings and applications to rather different media remains remote.

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