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Horizon 2020: DETECt - Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives

Project: Research

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Description

The project examines examples of crime fiction, film and TV dramas from 1989 to present, to learn how mobility strategies such as co-production, serialization, translation, adaptation, distribution, and more, have influenced the transnational dissemination of European popular culture. It also investigates how the treatment of specific ‘mobile signifiers’—including representations of gender, ethnic and class identities—affect the ability of European narratives to migrate outside their place of origin, and be appropriated elsewhere in different and variegated ways. Researching the contemporary history of the crime genre in Europe, DETECt aims to identify the practices of production, distribution and consumption that are best suited to facilitate the emergence of engaging representations of Europe’s enormously rich, plural and cross-cultural identity.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date01/04/201831/07/2021

Activities

  • EURONOIR

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

Research outputs

ID: 140971040