Category Archives: Announcements

Media Archaeology – Ruptures and Relations (Karlstad, 03.02.2017)

Workshop, Friday, 3 February 2017, 11am-6pm, Karlstad University, Room: Minerva, 12C608 What is media archaeology (good for)? In recent years, the term has become something of a catch-phrase, being employed all the way from an expanded cinema history to techno-materialist … Continue reading

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Ann.: Academic Journal “Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society”

The new academic journal “Internet Histories” (Taylor & Francis/Routledge) has just opened its submissions website — please consider submitting an article. Excerpt from the journal’s Aims and scope: “Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society” is an international, inter-disciplinary peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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Ann.: Beyond ENIAC: Early Digital Platforms & Practices (Siegen, 10.-12.06.2016)

Location: Ludwig Wittgenstein House, Unteres Schloß 3, 57072 Siegen, Germany Organizer: Thomas Haigh (thomas.haigh@gmail.com) Sponsor: Collaborative research center “Media of Cooperation” of Siegen University URL: http://www.tomandmaria.com/Tom/Workshop16 (check for updates) The publication of ENIAC In Action: Making and Remaking the Modern … Continue reading

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New: Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History. Erkki Kurenniemi in 2048

Edited by Joasia Krysa and Jussi Parikka Foreword by Erkki Huhtamo Available from MIT Press Overview Over the past forty years, Finnish artist and technology pioneer Erkki Kurenniemi (b. 1941) has been a composer of electronic music, experimental filmmaker, computer … Continue reading

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communication +1: Occult Communications: On Instrumentation, Esotericism, and Epistemology

communication +1 is pleased to present: Occult Communications: On Instrumentation, Esotericism, and Epistemology * Guest Edited by Bernard Dionysius Geoghegan * What can the occult, the obscure, and the incommunicable teach us about the history of communications and culture? Occult … Continue reading

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Report on the inaugural workshop of the research group “Media History” (part of the German Society for Media Studies/Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft”)

written by Matthias Koch, Christian Köhler, and Monique Miggelbrink In their inaugural workshop held on June 26/27th 2015, the members of the research group “Media History” pursued the question „What is media history?“, when looking from a Media Studies perspective. … Continue reading

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CfP: Von der Idee zum Medium. Resonanzfelder zwischen Aufklärung und Gegenwart (Bamberg, 15.-18.09.16 // 31.12.15)

Ort: Universität Bamberg Datum: 15.-18.9.2016 Deadline: 31.12.2015 Veranstalter: Dr. Felix Lenz, Christine Schramm M.A. Technische Errungenschaften sind selten etwas absolut Neuartiges. Meist handelt es sich um die Umsetzung von Ideen und Bedürfnissen, die Jahrhunderte reiften. Unseren Weltzugang immer wieder neu zu erfinden, … Continue reading

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