Category: Article

Pascal Verhoest: Seventeenth-Century Pamphlets as Constituents of a Public Communications Space

CEMESO’s Pascal Verhoest published an article that reviews Habermasian public sphere theory, based on 17th century pamphlet history. Replace ‘pamphlet’ by ‘blog’ and you might think it is happening here and now. Read more here: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0263276418779185

Forced Migrants and Digital Connectivity: Special Collection for the journal Social Media + Society

Together with Koen Leurs (Utrecht University), CEMESO member Kevin Smets recently edited a special collection of the journal Social Media + Society. The special collection focuses on forced migration in(to) Europe and questions of digital connectivity and includes 10 papers by a diverse range of authors as well as 3 book reviews. In their introductory…

New publication: Special Issue on Kurdish Media and Culture

Kevin Smets has co-edited (with Ali Fuat Sengul) a special issue of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication. The issue is titled “Kurdish media and culture in a shifting Middle East” and it explores the shifting role of Kurds in the global mediasphere, as well as the developing Kurdish media culture in the…

That’s My Art: A Case Study on Children’s Views of Cultural Policy

Vanhaeght, A.-S. and Bauwens, J. (2016), That's My Art: A Case Study on Children's Views of Cultural Policy. Child Soc, 30: 478–487. doi:10.1111/chso.12156 Abstract How do children experience a participatory TV cultural policy project and, related to that, which views do they share on cultural policy matters? These questions guided a case study on a…

Aesthetic proximity: The role of stylistic programme elements in format localisation

VAN KEULEN, J.. Aesthetic Proximity: the Role of Stylistic Programme Elements in Format Localisation. VIEW JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN TELEVISION HISTORY AND CULTURE, North America, 5, aug. 2016. Available at: <http://journal.euscreen.eu/index.php/view/article/view/JETHC105/228>. Abstract Implications of the transnationalisation of television are often studied by focusing on the localisation of the content of formatted programmes. Although television is essentially…