The Audiovisual Studies Research Group -Audiovisual Communication: contents, formats and technology-(GEA) is a Group of Competitive Reference from the University of Santiago de Compostela, attached to the Department of Communication Sciences and directed by the Professor of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising, Margarita Ledo Andión.

The mission and objectives of the group are the analysis of the communication processes as cultural constructors and capital instruments in the formation of societies. Based on different approaches -political, social, economic…- and with special attention to the construction of identity(s) and the preservation of cultural diversity, it offers interdisciplinary research proposals whose results are directed to the scientific community, those responsible of public policies, the professionals of the sectors involved and the citizenship in general.

Projects
The European Union and its Member States have made numerous pledges regarding the unyielding and non-negotiable preservation and fostering of the cultural and linguistic diversity in Europe and the value of Film as meeting point for technological innovation, culture and economy. The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML),…
Scientific article
This article deals with the recent incorporation within the field of academic reflection bearing a variety of terms – the cinema of small nations, identity, in minority/minorised languages; the reconceptualisation of the term national cinema, which is symptomatic of the multiplicity of practices of surviving languages; and a discussion of…
Book
Para unha historia do cinema en lingua galega (2)
«So o enunciado A foresta e as árbores, neste novo volume adentrámonos na análise dunha mostra representativa de filmes que, en presente, contrúen, balizan e normalizan un ámbito singular da cultura: producir películas na lingua propia de Galiza […] Sobordando tópicos, este é un libro no que as árbores deixan…
NOVAS
Call for applications to the XVI Language Quality Awards
The contest rewards the 15 best academic works written in Galician.
10/02/2020

The XVI Edition of the Language Quality Awards aims to encourage the use of Galician among students, linked to the dissemination of the culture of quality in the preparation and defense of their work. This contest awards the best academic work, end of degree (TFG) and end of teaching (TFM) written in Galician in this […]

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The XVII edition of Cans Film Festival will allocate more than 9000 euros to prizes
Deadline: March, 1 st
01/02/2020

By 2020, Cans Film Festival  wants to get bigger. Bigger in time, as this edition will be hold from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 May and it implies an additional day . Bigger in prizes, that will surpass the 9000 euros of total quantity. And bigger in commitment and social responsibility, by introducing in the […]

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Call for papers for the XI Small Cinemas Conference
Deadline: May, 15th
29/01/2020

From 11 to 12 September 2020, Babeș-Bolyai University in Romania will host the 11th Small Cinemas Conference, entitled Political Imaginaries of Small Cinemas and Cultures. In a world of mainly undisputed capitalism, growing populism, increased global mobility, migration catastrophes, and minority activism, new forms of political experience and imaginaries are emerging. For this reason, film […]

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