ECREA Communication History Section: our Panels at the ECREA 2021 Virtual conference

7 September 2021

Panel 1 (room 12): COH01 – Memories, narratives, and preservation in the media

09:00 – 10:30 CEST

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Panel 2 (room 12): COH02 – Contemporary (and apparently) digital effects in the analogue world

11:00 – 12:30 CEST

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Panel 3 (room 12): COH03 – Mass media historiography: theory and case studies in journalism and radio

17:00 – 18:30 CEST

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8 September 2021 

Panel 4 (room 12): COH04 – The (un)coverage of the 25 November 1975 military coup in Portugal. Constrained Media narratives on a polarized political environment

09:00 – 10:30 CEST

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Business meeting (room 9)

13:15-14:45 CEST

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9 September 2021

Panel 5 (room 26): COH05 – Trust, spread, and re-use of information after WWII

09:00 – 10:30 CEST

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Panel 6 (room 26): COH06 – Historicizing media and communication concepts of the digital age

11:00 – 12:30 CEST

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10 September 2021 

Post Conference “Old Media Persistence” 

9:00 – 16.30 CEST

To access the program: https://oldnewspersistence.com/program/

To register and join the virtual program through Webex, please send an email to valerie.schafer@uni.lu until September 8, 2021.

Old Media Persistence. Post-conference program. September 10, 2021

A remote postconference co-organized by three ECREA Thematic Sections: Communication History, Radio and Sound, Television Studies

Time Zone is CEST (Central European Summer Time).

9.00-9.15: Introduction (Belén Monclús, Juan Francisco Gutiérrez Lozano, Valérie Schafer)

9.15-10.30: Panel 1 

Old and New: persistence and co-existence

Chair: Berber Hagedoorn

  • Gabriele Balbi, Old media persistence in the digital era. A theory
  • Anne F. MacLennan, Radio old and new: Persistence of Canadian radio broadcasting in a digital world
  • Jutta Roeser & Jo Marie Dominiak, How old and new music media coexist in everyday life: Media consumption between dynamics and persistence

10.30-10.45: Virtual coffee break 

10.45-12.00: Panel 2 

Audiovisual transformations: Continuities and inspirations  

Chair: Christian Schwarzenegger

  • Josep Maria Martí, Belén Monclús, Maria Gutiérrez, Xavier Ribes & Pau Lluis, The Spanish radio industry at the digital crossroad
  • Paloma López Villafranca & Silvia Olmedo Salar, The transformation of radio drama into sound fiction on radio stations and audio platforms in Spain  
  • Andreas Schellewald, Locating the popular pleasures of TikTok historically

12.00-13.00: Virtual Lunch break

13.00-14.30: Panel 3 

Live and let die: Survival, re-emergence and nostalgia  

Chair: Salvatore Scifo

  • Jacob Ørmen, Rasmus Helles, & Klaus Bruhn Jensen, Mass media are dying – Long live mass communication!
  • Jonas Harvard & Ingela Wadbring, Let print die! Radical digital innovation in a Swedish local newspaper conglomerate and the idea of outdated “old media”
  • João Pereira de Matos, Beyond nostalgia and emulation: Teletext as an ontotechnology of resistance
  • Shellie McMurdo & Laura Mee, Haunted tape: Video, horror and nostalgia

14.30-14.45: Virtual Coffee break 

14.45-16.15: Panel 4 

Persisting Practices

Chair: Nazan Haydari 

  • Philipp Seuferling, Persisting media practices: An approach to historicize media in contexts of refugee governance
  • Sergio Minniti, A “biographical” approach to retromedia practices: The case of Polaroidism
  • Juliette de Maeyer & Will Mari, Acoustic phone couplers: An enduring analog-to-digital “bridge” technology for news workers
  • Alexia Cappuccio, Can the radio still produce quality journalistic information? Work, roles, and news production of the French public radio journalists

16.15: Concluding remarks (Gabriele Balbi, Berber Hagedoorn, Nazan Haydari)

To register and join the virtual program through Webex, please send an email to valerie.schafer@uni.lu until September 8, 2021. 

For more information, please visit the post-conference website: https://oldnewspersistence.com/

“Old media persistence” is back ! An ECREA post-conference on the relevance and persistence of traditional media

The 2020 ECREA preconference co-organized by three ECREA Thematic Sections – Communication History, Radio & Sound, Television Studies, had to be postponed last year, due to the COVID crisis. Our call for contributions is back and it has become a remote post-conference at the forthcoming ECREA Conference on September 10, 2021.

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 31 May 2021.

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