January 27, 2022

Dal Yong Jin [Simon Fraser University]: Transnational Korean Popular Culture in the Korean Wave Tradition: From K-film’s and K-pop’s Perspectives

Abstract In the early 21st century, Korean popular culture, including Korean cinema and K-pop, have continued to expand their global reach. Even during the COVID-19 era, […]
January 27, 2022

Suk-Young Kim [University of California]: Millennial North Korea: New Media Technology and Living Creatively under Surveillance

Abstract North Korea might be known as the world’s most secluded society, but it has witnessed the rapid rise of media technologies in the new millennium. […]
January 27, 2022

Alessandro Jedlowski [Sciences Po Bordeaux]: Disrupting Pan-Africanism: New Technologies and the Fragmentation of Nigerian Film Circulation Across Africa and the Diaspora

Abstract The emergence and tremendous success of Nollywood throughout the 1990s made scholars suggest that a new form of pan-Africanism had emerged, based on the transnational […]
January 14, 2022

CEDITRAA Panel at International Film and Media Studies Conference

This year we are represented with a panel at the XXVIII International Film and Media Studies Conference, “And Yet It Moves! On Cinema, Media, and Mobility”, […]
January 14, 2022

Presentation at Afrika-Kolloquium Frankfurt

Ute Röschenthaler was invited to present her research in the weekly Afrika-Kolloquium of the department of Anthropology, Goethe University Frankfurt. In her presentation entitled “Shared Ownership […]
January 14, 2022

Conference on Bureaucra­tisation in Dakar

From 17-19 June 2021, the IHA-CREPOS research programme „La bureaucratisation des sociétés africaines” held an international conference entitled “Art, Culture, Creation: Des Pratiques (Anti)Bureaucratiques?” in the […]