Amsterdam University Press has a strong international scope with several high-standing book series in Film, Media and Communication, covering different disciplines and subjects that range from film theory, media archaeology and archival practices, to transmedia, digital culture, and games studies. The list is a reflection of our close partnership with scholars of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), whose subject area of Communication Science & Media Studies has been ranked first in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings 2018.
Senior Commissioning Editor Maryse Elliott pays tribute to Professor Thomas Elsaesser who, in his passing, leaves behind a monumental legacy in the field of Film and Media Studies. We at Amsterdam University Press will miss him terribly.
An interview with professor Thomas Elsaesser, author of Film History as Media Archaeology: Tracking Digital Cinema, and Vladimir Lukin, PhD candidate at Duke University, discussing media archaeology as a new and vibrant approach to film and media history.