Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives

DETECt investigates the topics of identity and popular culture and aims to show how, from 1989 to the present, the transnational circulation of crime narratives from various European countries has contributed to the formation of a plural, shared European identity

Partners

The 18 partner institutions of DETECt compose the Consortium responsible for the implementation of the project.

Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives

DETECt investigates the topics of identity and popular culture and aims to show how, from 1989 to the present, the transnational circulation of crime narratives from various European countries has contributed to the formation of a plural, shared European identity

Partners

The 18 partner institutions of DETECt compose the Consortium responsible for the implementation of the project.

Overview

DETECt—Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives—addresses the formation of European cultural identity as a continuing process of transformation fostered by the mobility of people, products and representations across the … read more >>

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board enhances the consortium’s expertise in the fields of cultural studies, production studies, reception studies, and the digital humanities. It provides independent external supervision on the project implementation, and serves

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Stakeholder Committee

DETECt will promote, and extensively benefit from, the collaboration between academic and non-academic organisations. The Stakeholder Committee will coordinate the project’s activities involving non-academic partners, actively seeking to enlarge DETECt’s network … read more >>

Overview

DETECt—Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives—addresses the formation of European cultural identity as a continuing process of transformation fostered by the mobility of people, products and representations across the … read more >>

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board enhances the consortium’s expertise in the fields of cultural studies, production studies, reception studies, and the digital humanities. It provides independent external supervision, on the project implementation, and serves …  … read more>>

Stakeholder Committee

DETECt will promote, and extensively benefit from, the collaboration between academic and non-academic organisations. The Stakeholder Committee will coordinate the project’s activities involving non-academic partners, actively seeking to enlarge DETECt’s network … read more >>

RESEARCH

DETECt is a large collaborative initiative that involves scholars, teachers, students, professionals of the creative industries, and the general public in investigating how practices of transnational production, distribution and consumption in the field of popular culture have facilitated the appearance of engaging representations of Europe’s cultural identity.

Welcome to our brand new site

 official icon The official website of the DETECt project is finally online. It will function as DETECt institutional interface, hosting a detailed project presentation and public deliverables. It will be the main reference point for all people interested in the...

Taking the first step: DETECt’s kick-off meeting

kick-off meeting in Bologna, at the DAMSLab of the Department of the Arts, University of Bologna. The first step was taken: on April 26 and 27 the partners of the DETECt Consortium gathered in Bologna, Italy, for the project’s kick off meeting. The event took place at...

WP2 - Setting the frame

A new methodology for the study of transnational popular culture

WP3 - Building the infrastructure

Resources and tools for the semantic mapping of European transcultural identity

WP4 - Creative Industries

Media production and location marketing strategies for a transcultural European space

WP5 - Creative audiences

Distribution, accessibility and meaning-making of transcultural European contents

WP6 - Transcultural representations

Images of Europe and Europeans in contemporary European popular culture

WP2 - Setting the frame

A new methodology for the study of transnational popular culture

WP3 - Building the infrastructure

Resources and tools for the semantic mapping of European transcultural identity

WP4 - Creative Industries

Media production and location marketing strategies for a transcultural European space

WP5 - Creative audiences

Distribution, accessibility and meaning-making of transcultural European contents

WP6 - Transcultural representations

Images of Europe and Europeans in contemporary European popular culture

Management

The 18 partner institutions of DETECt compose the Consortium responsible for the implementation of the project as defined in the contract with the European Commissions. The Consortium is led by the coordinating beneficiary, the University of Bologna.

Dissemination and Communication

DETECt will promote the implementation of a vast range of initiatives aimed at maximising the impact of the project within and particularly beyond the academic community.

Management

The 18 partner institutions of DETECt compose the Consortium responsible for the implementation of the project as defined in the contract with the European Commissions. The Consortium is led by the coordinating beneficiary, the University of Bologna.

Dissemination and Communication

DETECt will promote the implementation of a vast range of initiatives aimed at maximising the impact of the project within and particularly beyond the academic community.
Monica Dall’Asta

Monica Dall’Asta

Project Coordinator

Prof. Monica Dall’Asta is a scholar in Film and Media studies. Her research has dealt extensively with the history of popular culture in transnational perspective. Her work has particularly focused on feminist film history and theory, and on the role of montage for a constructionist concept of history. She is co-editor of the international Women Film Pioneers Project based at Columbia University (NY). She is the PI of the H2020 DETECt project.

 

Ilaria Bartolini

Ilaria Bartolini

ICT Coordinator

Prof. Ilaria Bartolini is a Computer scientist, with strong expertise in the fields of Multimedia Data Management and Web technologies. She has developed and spread worldwide query models for searching and browsing multimedia collections based on both the automatic characterizations of the content and its semantics, together with efficient and scalable query processing algorithms for highly differentiated users. She currently is EU ICT Coordinator of the H2020 DETECt project.

 

Valentina Re

Valentina Re

Communication Manager

Prof. Valentina Re is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies. In 2005 she obtained a Ph.D. at the University of Bologna. From 2009 to 2014, she was Assistant Professor at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She is senior editor of the journal Cinéma & Cie and co-editor of the book series Narrazioni seriali. Her research focuses on textual analysis, media theories and contemporary forms of media distribution and consumption.