Prof. Sonja de Leeuw (professor of Dutch television culture in international context) has been invited to join the Academia Europaea. This scientific academy brings together outstanding European researchers in all disciplines. De Leeuw has been the driving force behind EUscreen, Exploring Europe's Television Heritage in Changing Context and is a pioneer in the field of digital television heritage.
Academia Europaea is a European, non-governmental association acting as an Academy. The members are scientists and scholars who collectively aim to promote learning, education and research. A membership is for life and the new members will be installed in the spring of 2018.