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Invitation to one-day-seminar on historical TV drama  and the uses of history

Invitation to one-day-seminar on historical TV drama and the uses of history

"Negotiating the Past: Contextualising Historical Television Drama". All interested are welcome!

Time

30.05.2017 kl. 09.00 - 14.00

Description

History has always been mediated. We remember the past through mediated communication. For a long time, television has been perceived as the most important medium in historical dissemination. As a result, we usually see historical content on television, especially fictional content, heavily debated and often criticized. Historical television drama has in different ways negotiated interpretations of the past. This seminar presents a range of perspectives on historical drama and debates ways of contextualising contemporary historical television drama.

Programme:

  • Kim Toft Hansen (Aalborg University)
    “Collaborative remembrance: short introduction to televised history”
     
  • Cathrin Bengesser (Birkbeck University of London)
    “Generation War: National memories under transnational scrutiny”
     
  • Lothar Mikos (Filmuniversität Babelsberg)
    “Borgia and The Borgias: History as resource for transnational television series”
     
  • Mikkel Jensen (Aalborg University)
    “Civil rights narratives and tragedy in Show Me a Hero”
     
  • Martin Ottoway Jørgensen (Aalborg University)
    “History, memory and television drama in an age of multiple temporalities”
     
  • Ekaterina Kalinina (Södertörns högskola)
    “The flow of nostalgia: Experiencing Russian television from the past”
     
  • Anne Marit Waade (Aarhus University)
    “The Seaside Hotel: Negotiating the past on social media”
     
  • Gunhild Agger (Aalborg University)
    “Mapping historical television drama”
     
  • Kim Toft Hansen (Aalborg University)
    “The international reception of 1864: A national epic for a global audience”
     
  • Plenary discussion

Attendance is free. Registration: kimtoft@cgs.aau.dk no later than 16 May 2017.


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Host

Interdisciplinary Media Studies, Department of Culture and Global Studies

Address

Kroghstræde 3, room 1.225, Aalborg University

Registration Deadline

16.05.2017 kl. 15.00

Register at

kimtoft@cgs.aau.dk

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