Call for Papers
Proposals are invited to explore (but not limited to) the following topics
– Has the digital environment created a paradigm shift in the use of
audiovisual archival materials?
– The authenticity of audiovisual archives in the digital environment;
– In what ways can audiovisual archives transform our relationship to the
past? What is the role of archives in helping us reconnect with or
understand the past? How do national/organisational archive policies impact
or limit the histories that are informed by these archives?
– The audio-visual archive as proof, testimony or document of reality, as
shared heritage or collective memory;
– Case studies using moving images as historical sources;
– The use of archives in creative productions;
– Ahistoricism in the use of audiovisual archival materials;
– Found footage in moving image productions;
– Compilation programmes studied through issues of representation,
distribution, production, reception, etc;
– Various formats and subgenres of compilation programmes: biographies,
historical productions, art forms, etc;
– Comparative studies of the compilation genre;
– The search for identity in audiovisual archive collections;
– The use of national audiovisual collections in a European or international
Contributions are encouraged from authors with different kinds of expertise
and interests in television and media history.
– Paper proposals (max. 500 words) are due on January 31st, 2015.
– Submissions should be sent to the managing editor of the journal, Dana
Mustata (firstname.lastname@example.org). A notice of acceptance will be sent to
authors in the 3rd week of February
– Articles (2 – 4,000 words) will be due on May 15th 2015.
– For further information or questions about the issue, please contact the
co-editors: Mette Charis Buchman (email@example.com) and Claude Mussou