Information regarding the courses and events of the educational program 2015-16 will be updated regularly. Please check back here in a couple of weeks. Find some general information under ‘Education for PhD candidates‘  (for PhD’s) or ‘Education for RMa Students‘ (research master students).

RMeS RMa Tutorials 2016-17: University of Amsterdam

1 February, 2017 - 31 May, 2017

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 or 12 ECTS | Registration: register before 1 February, 2017. Amount of participants is limited. | More information

When registering for a tutorial, please fill in at remarks which tutorial. Note: you can only attend ONE tutorial.

Non-theatrical Film
Dr Eef Masson ( | 6 or 12 EC | University of Amsterdam

The University as Media Assemblage
Dr Markus Stauff ( | 6 or 12 EC | University of Amsterdam

Watching it Play (Out)
Alex Gekker ( | 6 EC | University of Amsterdam

Masterclass & Guest Lecture: The Languages of Comics

2 June, 2017

With Dr Neil Cohn & Dr Charles Forceville
presented in conjunction with Amsterdam Comics

Date: 2 June 2017 | Time: 10:00-15:00 | Venue: Unversity Library – Potgieterzaal, Singel 425, Amsterdam | Open to: PhD Candidates and RMa Students | Credits: 1 ECTS | Coordination: Amsterdam Comics, RMES, Dr Erin La Cour, and Rik Spanjers MA | More information

Masterclass: Data & Discrimination with Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan

9 June, 2017

Date: 9 June 2017 | Time: 10:00-13:00 | Venue: Ravensteynzaal (kamer 1.06) op Kromme Nieuwegracht 80), Utrecht | Open to: PhD Candidates and RMa Students and interested colleagues | Credits: 1 ECTS | Coordination: Dr Karin van Es (UU) & Dr Koen Leurs (UU) | More information

Participants are welcome to submit a 400-word summary of their work in the area of big data, artificial intelligence, smart technologies, and other data-driven systems, which will be distributed to all participants in the masterclass. Please include a sentence or two as to what the unique contribution of your research is. Send your summary to before 1 June 2017. Summaries will be distributed one week prior to the session. Participants should come having read all summaries and be prepared for a very hands-on and interactive session.

RMeS Trending Topics 2018:


1 February, 2018

RMeS Trending Topics 2018:

When? Feb-April 2018, exact dates TBA, 4 meetings and 1 presentation day | Where? Utrecht University, TBA | Course? RMa Course: Trending Topics | ECTS? 6 | 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 of RMeS will have first access. RMeS staff and PhD researchers are welcome to sit in on specific sessions; please send an e-mail to RMeS if you intend to attend one or more seminar sessions: | More information will follow soon

Registration will open autumn 2017
max number of participants: 25

RMeS Summer School 2018:


1 June, 2018 - 30 June, 2018

RMeS Summer School 2018:

When? June 2018, three days, exact dates TBA | Where? Radboud Universtiy Nijmegen| For? PhD Candidates and RMa Students | ECTS? 2 ECTS / 5 ECTS (with paper)
Organizers? Prof. Anneke Smelik (UM) & Prof. Richard Rogers (UvA/RMeS) | More information will follow soon

Registration will open summer 2017