The Future of German Screen Studies Conference

19th-21st June, 2024, University of St Andrews Buchanan Building (School of Modern Languages), Union Street Organisers: Dora Osborne & Paul Flaig German Screen Studies Network Supported by DAAD Promoting German Studies Networking Grant The conference will delve into the future prospects of German Screen Studies amidst ongoing technological evolution, heightened cultural and political discord, and historical upheavals on national, European, and global levels. Exploring innovative methodologies and concepts, scholars and … Read more

Entrenched Narratives, Hidden Figures: Reappraising Representations of War Across German Screen Media

21–22 March 2024, A0.23 (Social Sciences Building), University of Warwick Organizers: Molly Harrabin (University of Warwick) and Dr. Lawrence Alexander (University of Oxford) The GSSN would like to promote the conference “Entrenched Narratives” that comes out of the GSSN’s scholarly interest group at the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS). In February 2022, German chancellor Olaf Scholz gave a speech to the German parliament in response to … Read more

Screening Politics—Film Festivals, Archives and Cinematic Exhibition in the Cold War

Two-day workshop organised by Carla Steinbrecher (University of St Andrews) and Anna McEwan (University of Glasgow) as part of the German Screen Studies Network University of St Andrews, Friday 10th November–Sunday 12th November 2023 In November 2023, the workshop “Screening Politics—Film Festivals, Archives and Cinematic Exhibition in the Cold War” organised with the GSSN and the financial support of the DAAD brought participants from the UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, France and Israel to St … Read more