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26.06.2023 • 6/26/23 18:00 – 6/26/23 20:00
Media Room 7.214 IG-Farben Building
Caetlin Benson-Allott: Not Where But When: Escapism and Video Spectatorship
Mercator Fellow Caetlin Benson-Allott will give a lecture titled "Not Where But When: Escapism and Video Spectatorship" on June 26, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. (c.t.).
01.06.2023 – 03.06.2023
Renate-von-Metzler Saal, Campus Westend
Sticky Films. Conceptual & Material Explorations. International Conference
The international conference "Sticky Films. Conceptual & Material Explorations" brings together erratic examples of stickiness, adhesives, glue, and paste to create contact zones in film and media studies.
New Nollywood and CIs
22.05.2023 • 5/16/23 18:00 – 5/16/23 20:00
Media Room 7.214 IG-Farben Building
Añulika Agina: New Nollywood and the Creative Industries in Nigeria
Mercator Fellow Añulika Agina will give a lecture titled "New Nollywood and the Creative Industries in Nigeria" on May 22, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. (c.t.).
29.10.2022 • 10/7/22 14:00 – 10/7/22 16:00
Eisenhower Room 1.314 IG-Farben Building
Marc Steinberg: From the Convenience Store to Netflix: Tracing a Lineage of “Lean Convenience”
Concordia University Professor Marc Steinberg will deliver the closing keynote for the "Platforms and the Moving Image" symposium, titled "From the Convenience Store to Netflix: Tracing a Lineage of 'Lean Convenience'" on October 29 at 2 p.m. (s.t.)

27.10.2022 • 10/24/22 18:00 – 10/24/22 20:00
Eisenhower Room 1.314 IG-Farben Building
Ishita Tiwary: Streaming Platforms and the Indian Context: Infrastructural and industrial Specifics
The assistant professor at Concordia University Ishita Tiwary will give the opening keynote for the symposium "Platforms and the Moving Image" entitled "Streaming Platforms and the Indian Context: Infrastructural and Industrial Specifics" on October 27 at 6 p.m. (s.t.).
11.07.2022 • 7/5/22 18:00 – 7/5/22 20:00
Eisenhower Room 1.314 IG-Farben Building
Abigail De Kosnik: Imagining Futurity through Fandom and Piracy
The public online talk by our Mercator Fellow Abigail De Kosnik will take place on Monday, July 11, 2022.
27.06.2022 • 6/14/22 18:00 – 6/14/22 20:00
Eisenhower Room 1.314 IG-Farben Building
Michelle Cho: ’RM for President’: Rethinking Soft Power in the Era of K-populism
The public online talk by our Mercator Fellow Michelle Cho will take place on Monday, June 27, 2022.
29.11.2021 • 6/14/22 18:00 – 6/14/22 20:00
Online Lecture
Leen Engelen: The Panoramic Image: Principles, Projects and Projections
Mercator Fellow Leen Engelen held a virtual lecture on "The Panoramic Image" on Monday, November 29, 2021.
15.06.2021 • 6/14/22 18:00 – 6/14/22 20:00
Online Lecture
Haidee Wasson: Portable Film Formats. Histories of a Dynamic Interface
Mercator Fellow Haidee Wasson held a virtual lecture on "Portable Film Formats. Histories of a Dynamic Interface" on June 15, at 6pm (CET).
29.03.2021 • 4/6/21 18:00 – 4/6/21 20:00
Online Lecture
Ulrike Bergermann: Property. Colonial Histories and Messages to the Future
Our Mercator Fellow Ulrike Bergermann held a virtual lecture on "Property. Colonial Histories and Messages to the Future" on March 29th at 6pm (CET).
14.12.2020 • 12/17/20 18:00 – 12/17/20 20:00
Online Lecture
Rebecca Schneider: Shoaling in the Sea of History: Africans Who Fly and the Aesthetics of More-Than-Human Possibility
Mer­ca­tor Fellow Rebecca Schneider will hold a vir­tual lec­ture on "Shoaling in the Sea of History: Africans Who Fly and the Aesthetics of More-Than-Human Possibility" on Decem­ber 14, 2020, 6pm.
23.11.2020 • 12/10/20 18:00 – 12/10/20 20:00
Online Lecture
Shane Denson: Post-Cinematic Bodies
Mercator Fellow Shane Denson held a virtual lecture on "post-cinematic bodies" on November 23, 2020.
24.09.2020 – 26.09.2020
online conference
Histories of Tacit Cinematic Knowledge
The conference aims to explore the groundwork for theorizing implicit epistemic templates configured by film forms and techniques. It is an attempt to expose inconspicuous cinematic performers shaping daily activities and modes of observation, especially where one least expects to encounter films.
10.02.2020 • 1/20/20 18:00 – 1/20/20 20:00
Room 7.214 of the IG-Farben Building
Edmond (Edo) Ernest dit Alban: From Moving Images to Pedestrian Cultures. Recycling Practices in the Japanese Anime Industry
On February 10, Edmond (Edo) Ernest dit Alban will give a talk on "Recycling Practices in the Japanese Anime Industry," raising the question what happens when the mobility of moving images joins the daily pedestrian motion of fan communities?
05.02.2020 • 10/19/20 19:00
MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST, MUSEUM MMK, Domstraße 10
Joshua Simon: Metastability
On February 5, author and curator Joshua Simon will give a talk on "Metastability" at the MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST.
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