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Aisha Villegas <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 21 Mar 2020 11:22:02 +0100
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*Apologies for cross-posting*

Dear all,

VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture is currently open
for proposals for its next special issue on Race and Europe’s TV Histories,
set to be published in fall 2021.

Co-edited by Aniko Imre and Sudeep Dasgupta, this special issue will begin
the work of documenting and understanding the many ways in which television
has both perpetuated and critically interrogated racialized regimes in
Europe and in European countries’ ongoing relationships to their
postcolonial geopolitical spheres.  With this framework in mind, we welcome
proposals that explore how postwar television in Europe has naturalized,
confirmed and challenged racial categories and racialized relations in the
course of the medium’s history, including its extended, postcolonial

Those contributors engaging with issues of nation, region, ethnicity and
culture are encouraged to situate/emphasize/explore the relation with race
in their proposals.

Possible directions include:


   Representing racialized histories and racial encounters in European

   The normalization of whiteness in and on European TV

   Race in fictional and current affairs programming

   Reality TV/ documentary programming’s engagement with multiculturalism
   and race

   TV’s migration crisis

   Sports programming and race

   Race and multiculturalism in the history of advertising

   Race and/in comedy

   East-West (Europe) differences in TV’s approaches to race

   The impact of American engagements with race and diversity in European TV

   Romani (on) TV

   Race, TV and the “War on Terror”

   Race, fake news, propaganda

   Race and nationalism in national broadcasting

   Streaming, quality drama and the localization of racial categories

   TV and the Holocaust

   Intersectional approaches to race

   Racialized reception histories

   Race and labor in the TV industries

   Racial policies: public broadcasting, EU policies

   Color-blind casting

   News anchors as representatives of racialized publics

   The roles of film stock and video technologies in representing people of

   Meghan and Harry

Contributions are encouraged from authors with different kinds of expertise
and interests in media studies, television and media history.

You can submit your article proposal (max. 500 words) by June 1st, 2020 and
should be sent to the managing editor through e-mail: [log in to unmask]
All articles will be peer-reviewed.

Visit our website for more information

VIEW is an open-access e-journal dedicated to sharing research on European
Television History and Culture. VIEW is supported by the EUscreen Network
and published by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in
collaboration with Utrecht University, Royal Holloway University of London,
and the University of Luxembourg.

Kind regards,

VIEW Journal team


*Aisha Villegas*
Outreach & Communications Coordinator

*Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision*

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