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 (3)
«Para unha historia do cinema en lingua galega, 1, 2 e 3» é a proba fáctica do noso «desexo de comunidade» tal e coma Jacques Rancière observa determinados acontecementos contemporáneos que queren ocupar a esfera pública, evitar o seu aniquilamento. E a creación, en calquera soporte, linguaxe ou formulación, é…
NOVAS
Margarita Ledo Andión takes part in the seminar “Memoria democrática audiovisual” at the Instituto Cervantes in Paris
"Santa Liberdade" will be screened this Friday and there will be a talk with the director
03/05/2022

The University Institute of Spanish Cinema of the Carlos III University of Madrid (IUCE-UC3M) is holding a two-day seminar entitled “Audiovisual democratic memory. Extraterritoriality and resistance”. It will take place at the Cervantes Institute in Paris on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 May. The aim is to invite reflection on the signs of political and […]

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Extended call for proporsals for the 13th Small Cinemas conference “Totalitarianism in Literature and Films”
The deadline for receiving abstracts ends on May 30
28/04/2022

The 2022 international Small Cinemas conference extends its call for papers for “Totalitarianism in Literature and Films” until May 30. Totalitarianism & other radical ideologies as social phenomena have always been a scourge of societies big and small. The present time demands from academics and intellectuals to engage in a detailed analysis of what happens […]

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Conference Call for Papers “Rethinking Film and Cinema History through Global and Digital Approaches (early 20th century – 1970s)”
24/02/2022

The ERC Starting Grant project “Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity (1898-1959)” and the Global Literary Studies Research Lab, with colaboration of Prof. Malte Hagener from the Philipps-Universität Marburg, has opened the call for papers for the International Conference “Rethinking Cinema and Film History Through Global and Digital Approaches (early […]

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