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
FEDER/Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades – Agencia Estatal de Investigación/ ref. CSO2016-76014-R
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
Virtual Museum of Lusophony is launched on Google Arts & Culture
02/09/2020

The analysis, preservation and dissemination of the Lusophone historical and cultural heritage receives a new impulse with the incorporation of the Museu Virtual da Lusofonia (Virtual Museum of Lusophony) to the Google Arts and Culture platform. Launch ceremony will take place on September 4 at 9:00 p.m. (GMT+1) at Nogueira da Silva Museum (Braga, Portugal) […]

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The VII International Congress of the AE-IC is postponed to October
The registration period for attendees with or without a presentation is also extended
15/07/2020

The VII International Conference of the Spanish Association for Communication Research (AE-IC) will be held at the Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication of the University of Valencia, from October 28 to 30, 2020 and all its contents will be available online.  Thus,  the association and the University of Valencia seek to guarantee compliance with […]

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New publication on the circulation of documentary films in minoritized languages
Found in Translation: Film Festivals, Documentary and the Preservation of Linguistic Diversity
08/07/2020

Palgrave Macmillan has just published a new volume that focuses on the international circuit of documentary film festivals to analyze its development and its impact on the visibility, distribution and accessibility of films and to explore methodologies with which to conduct research in this environment. Edited by Aida Vallejo (UPV / EHU) and Ezra Winton […]

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