Journal of European Television History and Culture

A Multi-media E-Journal on the past and present of European Television

Journal of European Television History and Culture is the first peer-reviewed, multi-media and open access e-journal in the field of European television history and culture. Learn More.


The Many Lives of Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage

Co-edited by Alexander Badenoch, Jasmijn van Gorp, Berber Hagedoorn, Judith Keilbach, Eggo Müller and Dana Mustata
PHOTO CREDIT: Sonja de Leeuw
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It is our great pleasure to present this special issue in honour of Sonja de Leeuw, one of the founding members of the journal. The issue brings together articles that honour Sonja’s inspiring contributions to television history and television historiography to mark her pathbreaking engagement with, and achievements within, the field of digital television heritage. The launch of this issue coincided with the symposium The Many Lives of Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage Online, held at Utrecht University on May 16th, 2018, the day of Sonja’s farewell lecture. Support comes from the projects MediaDNA & DARIAH-EU.

VOLUME 7 (2018) ISSUE 13

History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe

Co-edited by Luca Barra, Christoph Classen, and Sonja De Leeuw
PHOTO CREDIT: TV Sorrisi e Canzoni, 16 March 1980: "400 antenne contro la RAI-TV"
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The history of European televisions’ commercialization is interesting and complex. In many European countries, early attempts to launch some form of private television took place on a local, national, or even supra-national basis. The process of television commercialization in Europe didn’t just start during the 1980s. Its implementation happened from the very beginning, and followed very different paths in each country. This issue on the History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe may help deepen our understanding of how the commercialization of television has shaped media culture in Europe. It offers a scholarly view on the history of private and commercial television in Europe, addressing institutional, technological, political, and cultural perspectives, and their entanglement, so as to allow for transnational comparison.

VOLUME 6 (2017) ISSUE 11

Non-fiction Transmedia

Co-edited by Arnau Gifreu-Castells, Richard Misek and Erwin Verbruggen
PHOTO CREDIT: Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion / Artline Films
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Interactive digital media have greatly affected the logics of production, exhibition and reception of non-fiction audiovisual works, leading to the emergence of a new area called “interactive and transmedia non-fiction”. One of its key points is that it can deal with factual material in such a way that it influences and transforms the real world around us. With this issue we aim to offer a scholarly perspective on the emergence of transmedia forms, their technological and aesthetic characteristics, the types of audience engagement they engender, the possibilities they create for engagement with archival content, the technological predecessors that they may or may not have emerged from, and the institutional and creative milieux in which they thrive.

VOLUME 5 (2016) ISSUE 10

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