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Identities and Democratic values on European digital screens: Distribution, reception, and representation (DIGISCREENS)

About this project

Project information

Project status

In progress 2022 - 2026

Contact

Maria Jansson

Research subject

Research environments

This project focuses on how digital audiovisual platforms contribute to transform social and cultural dynamics in Europe. DIGISCREENS is a transdisciplinary project that connects studies of distribution, reception, and representation in the light of the last decades’ policies for increased diversity and inclusivity on screen. The project links representations and receptions of socio-cultural identities to the production of democratic values. A mix of methodologies from media studies, cultural and political analysis, as well as ethnography, literature and psychology and involve PIs from Norway, Sweden, Spain, and Lithuania. The project’s comparative approach will contribute to understanding how members of different social and cultural groups perceive their roles, rights and democratic participation in contemporary Europe.

The project DIGISCREENS is supported by The Research Council of Norway; The Research Council of Lithuania; FORTE: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare; la Agencia Nacional de Investigación del Ministerio de Ciencia e Investigación (Spain); under CHANSE ERA-NET Co-fund programme, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, under Grant Agreement no. 101004509.

Research funding bodies

Collaborators

  • Adelina Sanchez, University of Granada
  • CNS French National Centre for Cinema
  • ICAA-Spanish Film Institute
  • La pantalla digital, Spain
  • Lina Kaminskait√®, Lituanian Acedemy of Music and Theatre
  • Lithuanian Film Center
  • Lithuanian Radio and Television
  • Maud Ceuterick, (PL), University of Bergen
  • Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, (NRK)
  • Norwegian Film Institute
  • Swedish Film Institute