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CFP – TV Formats and Format Research, VIEW

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Please find below the cfp for the issue of VIEW on TV Formats and Format Research: Theory, Methodology, History and New Developments. This issue is to be published in September 2016. Paper Proposals of 500 words max are due on September 1, 2015. For more information and the call for paper, click here: 20150420_viewjournal_cfp-issue09-1

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Special Issue of Continuum on “Transnational Television Remakes”

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in News | 0 comments

A special journal issue, dedicated to ‘Transnational Television Remakes’ was published in September 2015. Edited by Claire Perkins and Constantine Verevis, this special issue of Continuum seeks to provide a cross-cultural investigation of the current phenomenon of transnational television remakes. Assembling an international team of scholars (from Australia, Germany, Israel, the UK and the USA), it draws upon ideas from transnational media and cultural studies to offer an understanding of global cultural borrowings and format...

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Danish TV Drama Research Project

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Danish TV Drama Research Project

If you are interested in non-US drama crossing borders, have a look at the project: ‘What Makes Danish TV Drama Series Travel?'. The project, which is funded by the Danish Research Council (2014-2018), investigates why and how Danish TV drama has sold so successfully around the world in recent years. MAB Members involved! More information here  

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CST Issue on TV Formats

Posted by on Feb 14, 2016 in News | Comments Off on CST Issue on TV Formats

Please check out the CST issue on TV Formats, which brings together the work of several MAB members. Edited by Andrea Esser this special issue features contributions by eminent format scholar Albert Moran and other television scholars specialized in TV formats and the transnationalisation of television, including Jean Chalaby, Pia Majbrit Jensen, Simone Knox, Martin Nkosi Ndlela, Tasha Oren, Miriam Stehling, Sylwia Szostak and Elke Weissmann Check the issue...

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CFP – TV in the age of Transnationalisation and Transmedialisation 2015

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Please find below the cfp for the two-day international conference on TV in the age of Transnationalisation and Transmedialisation. This conference, organized by ECREA and the network Media Across Borders' Network, will be held on June 22 and 23 at the University of Roehampton, London. For more information and the cfp, look here: CfP ECREA MAB conference June 2015

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Launch of the network

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in News | 0 comments

We are pleased to announce that the cfp for the Media Across Borders conference (June 9th) has resulted in an amazing, international response. We have received abstracts from Australia, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Spain, the UK, the US and Russia, with topics ranging from discussions of the universal to national cultures and cultural difference, questions of dubbing and subtitling, the (global) cultural effects of localised audiovisual content and lessons learned from...

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