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Film History as Media Archaeology
Tracking Digital Cinema
By Thomas Elsaesser

The current study is the fruit of some twenty years of research and writing at the interface of film history, media theory and media archaeology by one of the acknowledged pioneers of the 'new film history' and 'media archaeology'.
Part of the series Film Culture in Transition | October 2016 | ISBN 9789462980648 | 416 pages
Hardback | €99.00 | £80.00 | $124.00 | Paperback | €49.95 | £37.50 | $57.50 | Order here
Cinema's Baroque Flesh
Film, Phenomenology and the Art of Entanglement
By Saige Walton
Walton draws on the philosophy of Maurice Merleau-Ponty to argue for a distinct aesthetic category of film and a unique cinema of the senses: baroque cinema.
September 2016 | ISBN 9789089649515 | Hardback
278 pages | 12 b/w illustrations | €89.00 | £70.00 | $110.00 | Order here
Remediating McLuhan
By Richard Cavell

This collection of essays confronts the bios of seminal media theorist McLuhan, discussing his work in the context of Flusser and Turing, Carl Woese and Daniel Lord Smail and suggesting that it takes on additional layers in the current digital moment.
October 2016 | ISBN 9789089649508 | Hardback
202 pages | 3 colour, 3 b/w illustrations | €79.00 | £64.00 | $99.00 | Order here
Filming for the Future wins the Louis Hartlooper Prize for Best Film Publication!

On the 22nd of September, Patricia Pisters, author of Filming for the Future - The Work of Louis van Gasteren, was awarded the Louis Hartlooper Prize for Best Film Publication! 

The Louis Hartlooper Prize for Best Film Publication is awarded to the author of an extraordinary written work on film and culture.

Film History as Media Archaeology book launch

The book launch of Thomas Elsaesser’s Film History as Media Archaeology will take place at the EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam on October 14th.

Film History as Media Archaeology marks the 50th installment in AUP’s Film Culture in Transition series. This current study is the fruit of some twenty years of research and writing at the interface of film history, media theory and media archaeology, by one of the acknowledged pioneers of the 'new film history' and 'media archaeology'.
Joris Ivens Day, and the launch of The Conscience of Cinema

EYE is organising a special Joris Ivens Day to mark the launch of The Conscience of Cinema. The Works of Joris Ivens 1926-1989, a work by the Canadian film historian Thomas Waugh. On this evening Waugh will offer a short presentation about Ivens and the Netherlands. The programme also includes the screening of Indonesia Calling and De Brug (The Bridge) and a Q&A with the author.  

The launch will take place on the 21st of October.
Amsterdam University Press joins Kudos

AUP is now a proud member of the Kudos community, a web-based service designed to help publishers, authors and their institutions and funders maximise the visibility and impact of their published work. Find out more
Frankfurt Book Fair 2016

The Frankfurt book fair is coming up! This year, the fair takes place from 19-23 October. The guests of honour are Flanders and the Netherlands - so of course AUP will be present! You can find us with the university publishers (Universitätsverlage) located in Hall 4.2 at stands E84, E89, and E90. 
AUP now has its own Academic Facebook-page!

Amsterdam University Press now has a Facebook page especially for Academic titles! If you want to stay updated about our latest academic publications, offers and events, visit us at!
Amsterdam University Press welcomes Max Haring to its publishers team!

Amsterdam University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Max Haring as publisher for academic publications, with a special focus on Open Access journals. 

Dr. Haring has 10 years of publishing experience at SpringerNature, where he was responsible for traditional journals and books, as well as the launch and success of an Open Access mega-journal and the development of several innovative author services.
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