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17 March 2017
Koen Leurs co-edited a special issue of renowned journal Information, Communication & Society that features research generated by the annual AoIR conferences.
17 March 2017
Call for Presentations for the international conference 'Urban cultures, Superdiversity and Intangible Heritage'
16 March 2017
Media scholar Linda Duits about why the discussion about sexualization in the media is problematic.


23 March 2017 15:00 - 17:00
We aim to explore the value of reconstruction and re-performance as research methods by analysing concrete examples from early modern art and contemporary art.
Lezende Maria Magdalena - Rogier van der Weyden (1399/1400 - 1464) Bron: Wikimedia Commons
23 March 2017 15:15 - 17:00
On 23 March Sabrina Corbellini (UG) will give a lecture entitled 'Looking for the Medieval Reader. A spatial Approach to Late Medieval Reading Cultures'.
23 March 2017 17:00 - 18:30
Why is the end of times such a popular theme in movies, TV shows and books? With media scholar dr. Laura Copier.