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dr. B. (Berber) Hagedoorn

Assistant Professor Media Studies
dr. B. (Berber) Hagedoorn


Berber Hagedoorn is Assistant Professor Media Studies at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her research interests revolve around screen cultures (representations and crossmedia storytelling practices) and audiovisual cultural memory in Europe. Hagedoorn is the Vice-Chair of ECREA’s Television Studies section (European Communication Research and Education Association) and Member of the EUscreen Foundation Board, organizing cooperation for European research and education into television’s history and its future as a multi-platform storytelling practice. She received the 2018 Europeana Research Grant award for digital humanities research into Europe’s cultural heritage. She has extensive experience in Media and Culture Studies and Digital Humanities through large-scale European and Dutch best practice projects on digital audio-visual heritage and cultural memory representation, including Europeana, VideoActive, EUscreen, EUscreenXL, and CLARIAH. Hagedoorn has published in a.o. Media and Communication, Studies in Documentary Film, Journal of European Studies, Continuum and VIEW. She is the co-editor of two special issues on ‘The Youthification of Television in the Age of Screen Culture’ in Critical Studies in Television (Summer & Autumn 2021) and the forthcoming edited volume New Challenges in European Television Series: National Experiences in a Transnational Context (Comares).

Other positions

2016-present Vice-Chair of the ECREA Television Studies section, organizing cooperation for European research and education into television’s history and future as a multi-platform storytelling practice (
2020-present Member Cluster Advisory Committee for Cluster 5 (extension of the Faculty Council to the cluster level): BA/MA Media Studies; Ba Arts, Culture and Media; Ba Kunstgeschiedenis; Ma Kunst & Cultuurwetenschappen; ReMa Arts and Culture/Arts, Media and Cultural Studies
2015-present Member of the Programme Committee for the Department of Media Studies and Journalism
2018-2019 Recipient Europeana Research Grant Award for digital humanities and digital heritage research (
2015-2019 Vice-Chair and First Secretary of the Dr. Catharine van Tussenbroek Fund, supporting female research talent in Dutch academia by awarding travel grants for research abroad (
2017-2018 CLARIAH Research Pilot Grant "Narrativizing Disruption" project (with dr. Sabrina Sauer)
2016-2017 Research Fellow (Researcher in Residence) at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum
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Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

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