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The Popular and the Political (pt. 1)

"If it is the crime of popular culture that it has taken our dreams and packaged them and sold them back to us, it is also the achievement of popular culture that it has brought us more and more varied dreams than we could otherwise ever have known" (Richard...

DETECt Aarhus App

Rådhus: Welcome Video. Banegårdspladsen: Interview with Ulla Malmos about filming The Exception (2020) in Aarhus.Bridge over Fiskergade: Trailer for the film Live Strong (2014).Åboulevarden: Clip from TV2 Østjylland showing “behind the scenes” from filming...

Euronoir: Day 3

      Search #Euronoir2019 to follow the conference on Twitter. The third day of the Euronoir conference began with a keynote panel about Nordic Noir in its European Context. Professor Sue Turnbull form the University of Wollongong, Dr. Anna Estera Mrozewicz from the...

Euronoir: Day 2

Search #Euronoir2019 to follow the conference on Twitter. Fieldtrip to Aarhus: “a perfectly good city for killing people” – in film, TV and novels The second day of the Euronoir conference started out with a field trip from Aalborg to Aarhus to test the trial version...

Euronoir: Day 1

Search #Euronoir2019 to follow the conference on Twitter. The first day of the DETECt Euronoir conference at Aalborg University started out with a short welcome address by Associate Professor Kim Toft Hansen, who greeted the 50 guests who came to Aalborg for the...

Euronoir: final programme now online

The final programme and Book of abstracts are online now. More details about the conference on the conference website DETECt’s first international conference will take place at Aalborg University in Denmark from 30 September to 2 October 2019. We are happy to announce...

DETECting the new era of TV crime dramas

The long-lasting relevance of television crime narratives will be at the center of the panel organized by the DETECt research team and included in the “industry agora” section of FeST – Il festival delle serie tv, in Milan (Saturday, September 21, 6.00pm, Triennale Milano).

DETECt in 221B magazine

"Our basic intention is to understand how crime narratives tap into this local and transnational comprehension of Europe as a complex and multifaceted continent" What does DETECt aim at by researching the contemporary history of crime genre in Europe? How have crime...

Euronoir: Preliminary programme announced

The preliminary programme is now online! More details about the conference on the conference website DETECt’s first international conference will take place at Aalborg University in Denmark from 30 September to 2 October 2019. We are happy to announce a packed...

The DETECt summertime binge-fest

Il cacciatore / The Hunter (Italy, 2018- present) (selected by Link Campus University) “Once upon a time in Sicily, a true story”. This is the incredible and untold story of the “hunting season” during the war between the mafia and the state of the 1990s. Saverio...

Detecting Europeanness: La Casa de Papel

La casa de papel (Money Heist) is a television series created by Álex Pina. It revolves around a long-prepared, multi-day assault on the Royal Mint of Spain. One key question of the DETECt project is how do European audiences make sense of European crime narratives?...

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...