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Az Apertúra 2018-as körkérdése és válaszai elé

Az Apertúra 2018/4-es kétnyelvű számát a filmtudománnyal való foglalkozás általános feltételeinek vagy a tudományterület saját problémafelvetései felől nem belátható vonatkozásainak szenteljük. A magyar tudományos életben viszonylag ritkának, a nyugati értelmiségi közegben jóval gyakoribbnak számít, hogy egy adott tudományterület művelője nemcsak szűkebb szakmai kérdésekben, hanem (az értelmiségi léthez méltón) nagyobb, tudományterületeken átívelő vagy akár össztársadalmi kérdésekben ...

Apertúra Questionnaire 2018

Since Fall 2017 Apertúra has been publishing thematic issues with the goal of mapping up and analyzing the field of (Hungarian) film studies, its heterogeneity regarding trends defining research, policy, education and theory. The conference organized by the journal’s editors in September 2018 also contributed to a diagnosis regarding the most important questions defining contemporary ...

Response to the Apertúra Questionnaire 2018

The traditional role of universities is undergoing a transformation I hope so. And what is their “traditional role”? From the moment universities were born, they have been changing constantly. University research and teaching have not only exerted their effects on (social) reality, they have necessarily changed the institution itself. In the context of technical modernity, ...

Archaeology versus Convergence: Film Studies Today

The filmmakers Máté Bori and Lichter Péter devoted their October 8, 2016 to the last issue of Népszabadság. An intertitle at end of the film explains that the date in the title marked the time that the newspaper’s staff appeared in their offices to find their daily had been suspended. The reason Máté’s and Lichter’s ...

Response to the Apertúra Questionnaire 2018

I think the question of justifying the humanities in relation to academic policy spurs a further set of complications when we ask: justified to whom? Ourselves, our institutions, our students? Depending on the constituent, there are different answers. In the US, and presumably in Europe as well, after the great recession of 2007-8, undergraduates majoring ...

Response to the Apertúra Questionnaire 2018

I. Academic policy The paramount social challenge is environmental. As this year’s global summit in Katovice demonstrated, world powers and national governments have signally failed to develop policies that will halt the current escalating rise in global temperatures, and tackle the multiple challenges of environmental change, including loss of life in extreme weather events, destruction ...

Response to the Apertúra Questionnaire 2018

I. Academic policy 1.Kittler’s position is highly important: he argued for the historical analysis of technological infrastructures of (seemingly eternal) entities like “spirit”. This analysis shows the infrastructures to be historically contingent. And this is, of course, a first task of the humanities: showing the technological, cultural and social structures to be contingent and showing ...