Old media persistence. An ECREA preconference on the relevance and persistence of traditional media

An ECREA preconference co-organized by three ECREA Thematic Sections: Communication History, Radio Research, Television Studies

This preconference will take place in Braga, Portugal at the main campus of the University of Minho on October 1st and 2nd, 2020.

The Call for Contributions is available here.

Please send your 500 word abstract and a short bio of 100 words to info@oldnewspersistence.com. Deadline for submissions is 30 March 2020. Authors will receive word of acceptance by 30 April 2020.


Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904, artist.
The zoopraxiscope – a couple waltzing (No. 35., title from item.)

c1893 (14699Y U.S. Copyright Office). Copyright by Eadweard Muybridge (expired)

Ecrea Communication History Section Workshop 2019: Programme


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CMC hosts the 2019 ECREA Communication History Section Workshop on Jeopardizing Democracy throughout History. Media as Accomplice, Adversary or Amplifier of Populist and Radical Politics 


Venue: Alte Schmiede, Schönlaterngasse 9, 1010 Vienna


19.00–21.00 Chair: Josef Seethaler (Austrian Academy of Sciences/ University of Klagenfurt)

Keynotes: Ruth Wodak (University of Vienna / Lancaster University) Revisiting Orwell’s 1984: News, Fake News, and Alternative News

Reka Kinga Papp (Editor-in-chief at Eurozine, Vienna) Post-Turth Panic. The News That Never Was

Respondent: Anton Pelinka (University of Innsbruck/ Central European University, Budapest)

21.00: Conference Dinner at Ristorante Rossini, Schönlaterngasse 11, 1010 Vienna

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