& Updates

HoMER 2023 Conference Call for Papers.


For more information, see here

Call for papers for a conference at Sapienza University of Rome on 11-12th of May 2023.

Social History/Media History. Sources, Methodologies, Research for the History of Cinema and Television in Italy. 
The deadline is the 31th of January 2023. 


For more information, see here.

HoMER 2023 Community Building at the Cinema Seminar Series, 27th January 2023.  


Two virtual lectures one by Ifdal Elsaket (Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo) on Boycotting The White Rose: Cinema-Going in 1930’s Egypt. And another by Cara Caddoo (Indiana University) on Rentals, Roadshows and Representation: Exhibiting Race Films for Black and Interracial Audiences in The Silent Era. 
To receive the zoom link please contact your organisers.

Homer 2021 Conference, 25-28th May, 2021

An online conference by the HoMer network, organized in Maynooth, using pre-recorded presentations. For more information, see here

On/Off ScreenThe Other Histories of Cinema in Latin America, 15-16 April, 2021  

A two-day online conference organized by Ana M. López (Tulane University, USA), Philippe Meers (Antwerp University, Belgium), Irene Rozsa (Concordia University, Canada) and Daniel Biltereyst (Ghent University, CIMS), sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies (USA, Tulane U). For more information, see here.

Cinema and Popular Culture Across Borders, 19-20 March, 2021  

A virtual workshop via Zoom marking the retirement of Charles Ambler from the Department of History at the University of Texas at El Paso, USA.  

Audiences beyond the multiplex: understanding the value of a diverse film culture, 23 March, 2021 

A two-day virtual conference on the diversity of film audience experience in the UK. For more information, see here.

Cinema in/and the City: Cinema as Space and Social Experience in Europe (1895-2018), 29 August – 1 September, 2018

A conference panel organized by Thunnis Van Oort and Åsa Jernudd, at the EAUH Conference 2018, 29 August – 1 September 2018. For more information, see here.

CFP: Researching Past Cinema Audiences: Archives, Memories and Methods.

A call-for-papers for the conference ‘Researching Past Cinema Audiences’ 26-28 March 2018, Aberystwyth University, UK.

Symposium: European Performing Arts Dataverse, 9 November, 2017.

Information on the Symposium ‘European Performing Arts Dataverse’, organized by CREATE and Cultures of Spectacles, to be held in Amsterdam. For more information, see here.

Publications: Special issue of Memory Studies on cinema-going and memory, January, 2017.

Annette Kuhn, Daniel Biltereyst and Philippe Meers edited a special issue of Memory Studies on historical experiences of cinema-going, film experiences and reception. For more information, see here.