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CFP: ‘Children and Amateur Media in Scotland’ conference, 2014

Upcoming Conference: Children and nontheatrical media: from film to video

Keynote speaker: Rick Prelinger
University of Glasgow, Scotland, April 12-13th 2014

An open call to archivists, academics and film-makers. We are seeking papers and presentations exploring the relationship between nontheatrical media (meaning amateur, orphan, sponsored, municipal, educational films and/or audiovisual material) and children.

Suggested topics might include but are not limited to:

Children as performers

Children as subjects

Children as audiences (e.g. in schools)

Children as makers


Please send title; 300 word abstract; name and affiliation to Professor Karen Lury, School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow. E-mail: 

Deadline for proposals is: November 15th 2013.

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