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Monday
Jan192015

Piracy In Theory and Practice

PIRACY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

Coventry University, UK, 9 - 10 April 2015

http://besidesthescreen.com/?p=366

We are looking for ongoing research projects to participate in a workshop associated with the AHRC funded Besides the Screen symposium PIRACY IN THEORY & PRACTICE, to be held at Coventry University, UK. The workshop will be on Thursday 9th April, during the first day of the main event. Departing from the relation of movie piracy with the economy and politics of content distribution, the symposium means to discuss the dynamics of authority embedded in contemporary systems of communication and explore how informal media practices might intervene with the development of new technologies, frame film curating, foster or inhibit particular scholarships, and even raise questions about the ontology of the moving image.

Confirmed speakers at the symposium include Adnan Hadzi (Coventry/UK), Gary Hall (Coventry/UK), Ramon Lobato (Swinburne/Australia), HD Mabuse (CESAR/Brazil), Gabriel Menotti (UFES/Brazil), Paul McDonald (University of Nottingham/UK), Pedro Mizukami (FGV/Brazil), and Jonas Andersson Schwarz (Sodertorn University/Sweden). We welcome proposals from a wide range of topics within this universe, and encourage the participation of PhD candidates and early career researchers. Participation in the workshop is free of charge (as is attendance at the symposium), but all participants must cover their own transportation and accommodation costs. All participating works will be considered for publication in a special edition of an international, blind peer-reviewed journal.

To submit a proposal, send a text file (doc, docx, rtf) containing a short abstract about your research (~250 words) and bio (~150 words) to the email besidesthescreen@gmail.com with the subject PROPOSAL – PIRACY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE. The deadline is 2nd Feb 2015. Selected participants will be notified by 9th Feb 2015.

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Besides the Screen is an international research network active since 2010, involving participants from the UK, Mexico and Brazil. It means to investigate the continuing development of audiovisual practices from a materialistic perspective, deploying artistic and unorthodox methodologies in the context of cinema studies. Its ever-expanding constellation of topics revolves around techniques of projection, the centrality of marginal processes, and the manifold systems of movie storage and transmission. Information about previous events can be found at http://besidesthescreen.com

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