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ECREA Film Studies Section

Last week, I attended the ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association) conference in Lugano. At the previous ECREA conference, Eduard Cuelenaere presented our research project (together with Stijn Joye) on Dutch-Flemish film remakes for the first time. Now, two years later, it’s very nice to hear Eduard presenting on this subject again, and to see how the project has evolved in very exciting directions and how the project seems to play an important role in the current upswing in remake studies (see, e.g., this workshop on methods in remake studies in Berlin to which Eduard and the project were invited).

ECREA-2018-Lugano-Switzerland

At the conference, I was also elected as chair of the ECREA Film Studies Section. I’m happy to continue my work as chair for another two years, together with the two other chairs, Mariana Liz (University of Lisbon) and Sergio Villanueva Baselga (University of Barcelona). More information on our planned activities will follow soon. A big thank you to Laura Rascaroli (University College Cork), who’s stepping down after six years of much appreciated work for the Film Studies section!

Book review on European cinema

The Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television has just published its latest issue, including a book review I wrote on the academic readerĀ The Europeanness of European cinema: identity, meaning, globalization. Edited by Mary Harrod, Mariana Liz and Alissa Timoshkina, this new anthology on the fast evolving area of European cinema, offering some of the most recent scholarly insights and reflections on current hot issues, is most welcome. You can readĀ the book review here.

Book cover of The Europeanness of European cinema