11 October 2018

By Golo Föllmer and Alexander Badenoch

Transnationalizing Radio Research: New Approaches to an Old Medium

On 2 October the book Transnationalizing Radio Research. New Approaches to an Old Medium, edited by Golo Föllmer and Dr Alexander Badenoch (Media and Performance Studies), was published by Transcript Verlag. 

Dr. Alec Badenoch
Dr. Alec Badenoch

Transnationalizing Radio Research presents a theoretical and methodological guide for exploring radio's multiple 'global ages', from its earliest years through its recent digital transformations. It offers radio scholars theoretical tools and concrete case studies for moving beyond national research frames. It gives radio practitioners inspiration for production and archiving, and offers scholars from many disciplines new ways to incorporate radio's vital voices into work on transnational institutions, communities, histories and identities.

output research project 'Transnational Radio Encounters'

This book is a final output of the HERA collaborative research project Transnational Radio Encounters (2013-2016) and, besides direct outputs of that project, features much work that was presented at The Radio Conference Transnational Forum, hosted at Utrecht University 5-8 July 2016.

In addition to a print book, an open-access pdf is available on the website for free.


  • Title: Transnationalizing Radio Research. New Approaches to an Old Medium
  • Editors: Golo Föllmer and Alexander Badenoch
  • ISBN: 978-3-8376-3913-1
  • Publisher: Transcript Verlag 
  • Number of pages: 314