A one-day seminar on the media coverage of the events of 1968 is now looking for contributions. The seminar will take place on the 20th of March 2017 in Paris, France. The event is organized by the International Federation of Television Archives and hosted by The French National Center for Scientific Research.
The organisers have suggested the following topics:
- Media coverage of social and political events that took place in 1968 in different national contexts
- Comparative and transnational studies on May 1968
- May 1968 as a platform for doing European television history
- Live broadcasting of media events in 1968
- Archival material from around the world documenting the 1968 events in different countries
The deadline for abstract submissions is January 15th 2017.
The full call for papers is available on the IFTA website.