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13
OCT
2017

Change in location of the World Conference

Dear participants and friends of FIAT/IFTA. We would like to inform you that there has been a change in the location of the conference. The Tlatelolco Conference Centre stands sturdily on its legs, but there have been small perturbations inside and after seing the images we...
11
OCT
2017

Apply now for Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving

We cordially invite you to participate in the third edition of the Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving. This edition will take place on 7,8 & 9 February 2018 on the premises of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The deadline for applications is December 18,...
06
OCT
2017

How to book your hotel for the World Conference

There have been some difficulties to register in the hotels associated to the conference. We have now clarified the situation and here are the registration instructions: Hotel Fontán Link: http://en.hotelesbf.com/hotel-fontan-reforma-in-mexico-city/ Reservation code: FIAT Hotels...
29
SEP
2017

Update for all delegates to Mexico City

The FIAT/IFTA World Conference goes on … Everything is on track for our conference in Mexico City next month. The main venue, the Tlatelolco Conference Centre hasn’t suffered any damage (you will understand why not when you’ll see it – the sturdiness of the...
27
SEP
2017

FIAT/IFTA Timeline survey

There is still time to complete the FIAT/IFTA Timeline survey. It will close on October 1st so don’t delay. It is really useful for our community.
20
SEP
2017

Earthquake in Mexico City

We are all saddened and shocked to hear of the earthquake that struck in Mexico City yesterday and we commend the city for its preparedness and resilience, about which we are hearing and seeing in news reports. We extend our deepest sympathy to the city and to our hosts for all...
14
SEP
2017

Call for Paper for VIEW Journal of European Television History & Culture

Special Issue on Audiovisual Data in Digital Humanities Considering the relevance of audiovisual material as perhaps the biggest wave of data to come in the near future (Smith, 2013, IBM prospective study) its relatively modest position within the realm of Digital Humanities...
30
AUG
2017

FIAT/IFTA Mexico Conference: extended early bird registration date

The Annual Conference in Mexico is approaching, please remember to Register on our website. We are extending the early bird date from August 31 to September to September 7. After that date the price will be increased. You will find all the necessary information on the website as...
14
AUG
2017

Fill out the Academic Research and Access Survey

The Media Studies Commission of FIAT/IFTA has teamed up with the Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production at Royal Holloway, University of London to conduct a short survey aimed at identifying the types of archival access provided by FIAT/IFTA members to the...
07
AUG
2017

The shortlist of the FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards 2017 is selected!

Thank you all for submitting so many wonderful and remarkable entries for the FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards 2017. The entries were screened by the FIAT/IFTA Awards Jury. It gives me great pleasure to announce the shortlist of the three categories of this year’s awards....