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  • Media Screen Round-up February 2018

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. This month’s summary includes a diverse range of sources from The Animal in the Machine: Punishment and Pleasure in Victorian Magic Lantern Shows, Theorizing Cyber Coercion: The 2014 North Korean […]

  • Media Screen Round-up January 2018

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. This month’s highlights include Teaching History with Newsreels and Public Service Shorts, A musician for an occasion: Britten, compositeur engagé, Finding a Niche? Challenger Parties and Issue Emphasis in […]

  • Media Screen Round-up December 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. We say goodbye to 2017 with these highlights: Visions and Revisions: Film/in(g) the Caribbean, The Other Jamaica: Music and the City in Jamaican Film, and a special issue of […]

  • Media Screen Round-up November 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. This month’s highlights come with a feminist touch: Francesca Sobande’s Watching Me Watching You: Black Women in Britain on YouTube in European Journal of Cultural Studies 20, no. 6 […]

  • Media Screen Round-up October 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. There is a special issue of The British Journal for the History of Science on Reproduction on film. And a special issue of The Journal of North African Studies […]

  • Media Screen Round-up September 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Sergio Angelini. This month the selection includes fresh looks at the morality of Reality TV, WB Yeates and Film, the early influences on Lucille Ball, depictions of trauma, theatrical artifice and product […]

  • Fair Dealing Conference – Birkbeck, 24 November

    Birkbeck, University of London are hosting series of events on using still and moving images in academic research throughout November 2017. The conference on fair dealing will take place on Friday 24 November in the Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD, from 10 am to 5 pm, and will be followed by a drinks […]

  • Media Screen Round-up August 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Sergio Angelini. This month the selection takes in the work of celebrated directors such as Stephen Frears and Hal Ashby, Jordanian cinema, football in the work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Maurice Jaubert […]

  • Audiovisual Citation Guidelines – let us know your thoughts

    We are updating our AV Citation Guidelines (first edition March 2013) and would very much appreciate your input into the second edition. Once completed, the second edition will be made available to all our members. Background Our original guidelines (pictured) were developed to address the growing need for a clear, comprehensive and consistent system for the citation […]

  • We’re Hiring

    Information Officer (4 days per week), Learning on Screen Salary: £28,961 (pro rata) Based at our London office this role offers a rare opportunity to work in our Membership and Information Services Team. You will work in collaboration with the Head of this department to provide our membership with up-to-date information on audiovisual media resources […]