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dr. B. (Berber) Hagedoorn

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


Specialised in Media and Cultural Studies, studying the representation of past events, participatory media, multi-platform storytelling, cultural memory and the re-use of archival footage, particularly for television, screen culture and digital media. Organizing cooperation for European research and education, specifically regarding global citizenship and television’s history and future as a multi-platform storytelling practice. Digital Humanities experience includes (inter-)national projects on digitalized audio-visual heritage and cultural memory VideoActive and EUscreen, promoting the use of television content to explore Europe's rich and diverse cultural history. 2018-2019 Recipient Europeana Research Grant Award for digital humanities/data science research for researching creative storytelling and re-use in the context of digital (audiovisual) heritage.

Other positions

2018-2019 Recipient Europeana Research Grant Award for digital humanities and digital heritage research (
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 (
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 (
2015-present Member of the Programme Committee for the Department of Media Studies and Journalism
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
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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9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

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