Transborder television. Scandinavia and the GDR in the 1970s
Research areas and keywords
The overall aim of this research project is to contribute to the growing field of research on European interconnections during the Cold War. Its purpose is to investigate the contacts, social networks, institutional frameworks and programme exchange between Scandinavia and the German Democratic Republic in the 1970s. The point of departure is the concept of entangled history, which is analysed through an interdisciplinary social network approach in order to highlight the role of individual actors and media institutions in processes of transborder television exchange - in this case the East-West border.
The main theoretical and methodological framework is developed in another project funded by RJ (Cronqvist 2015-2017) on the relationship between Sweden and the GDR. This project starts up a research group with two additional projects, broadening the regional scope encompassing Scandinavia, but also Finland.
|Effective start/end date||2016/09/01 → 2017/08/31|
Related research output
, (Accepted/In press) Remapping Cold War Media: Institutions, Infrastructures, Networks, Exchanges.
Lovejoy, A. & Pajala, M. (eds.). Indiana University Press
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Book chapter
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2018 Oct 31 → 2018 Nov 3
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference
2017 Oct 6
Activity: Talk or presentation › Invited talk
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