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Ulster University, Magee Campus (Derry), is pleased to host the 16th annual Irish Screen Studies Seminar.

The Irish Screen Studies Seminar provides a unique platform for the presentation of new work – research, practice, and research through practice – by scholars and filmmakers from third-level institutions in Ireland, as well as those working on Irish screen-related topics in other universities and colleges worldwide.

The seminar is aimed at academic researchers and practitioners in film and screen cultures in the broadest sense, touching on audio, film, television, digital media, trans-media, gaming and related interdisciplinary activity.

The ISSS actively promotes the exchange of ideas and offers postgraduate and early career researchers and practitioners an ideal opportunity to present evolving screen-related research and practice in a constructive and encouraging forum.

Conference papers will be archived on the Irish Screen Studies website.

We are delighted to announce that the keynote speakers for the conference will be

  • renowned film theorist Professor John Hill
  • Professor of Film Studies at Royal Holloway London
  • Dr. Liz Greene, Reader in Film and Sonic Arts at Liverpool John Moores University.

Call for Papers

We invite proposals in all areas of film and screen research and/or practice.

To submit an abstract/proposal, please email 250 words and a short bio to by 21 March 2020.

For updated information on the conference please visit or the Irish Screen Studies page on Facebook.

Derry~Londonderry Campus Location

Derry ~ Londonderry campus offers an intimate learning environment.

Find out more about our Derry~Londonderry Campus.

Campus Address

Ulster University,
Northland Rd,
BT48 7JL

T: 02870 123 456

Event info

This event has ended

Wednesday 6 May to Thursday 7 May

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