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Making history
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Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

Available from Bloomsbury

Vuletic goes beneath the bubblegum to reveal surprising machinations. Foreign Affairs

As a scholarly study in international cooperation and competition, this book is exemplary. Times Higher Education

Dean Vuletic’s rich history of the Eurovision Song Contest is very important reading indeed. German Studies Review

A significant and valuable contribution to understanding the interplay of popular music, media and cultural policy in post-World War II Europe. Popular Music

Never has the history of Eurovision been placed in its international context as in this truly inventive new book. EuropeNow

This book examines from a political perspective how the Eurovision Song Contest has reflected and become intertwined with the history of postwar Europe. It is the first-ever scholarly study on the history of Eurovision and the product of a research project conducted under the most prestigious European research award, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship funded by the European Commission.

Established in 1956, Eurovision is one of Europe’s most popular television programmes and greatest popular cultural phenomena. The contest has often been mocked as cultural kitsch, but it has significantly been a meaningful tool of cultural policy, international diplomacy and soft power. No other cultural media have connected Europeans more than popular music and television, and the development of these has always been tied to cultural, economic, political, social and technological changes.

All of this makes Eurovision an ideal tool to explain the history of postwar Europe, from the political divisions of the Cold War to the current challenges of European integration. This book does so by drawing on original sources, including hitherto unpublished archival documents from international broadcasting organisations and the author’s analyses of every edition of and entry in Eurovision.

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Eurovision Song Contest. Una storia europea

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Dean Vuletic, grande esperto in materia, racconta geopolitica e marketing dietro la gara musicale più amata e odiata. La Repubblica

Questo volume racconta con ricchezza di dettaglio storiografico la storia dell'Eurovision Song Contest. Doppiozero

Uno dei libri che avreste dovuto leggere a maggio 2022. Players

L'Eurovision Song Contest è una delle più grandi e importanti manifestazioni musicali e televisive al mondo, seguita ogni anno da centinaia di milioni di persone in tutta Europa e non solo. Nato nel 1956 sull'esempio del Festival di Sanremo, vinto per tre volte da artisti italiani e per tre volte organizzato in Italia, da decenni coinvolge tutti i broadcaster di servizio pubblico europei in una gara che mette a confronto tradizioni, culture musicali e modelli di entertainment anche molto differenti.

Nel lungo percorso di preparazione e poi nelle serate cruciali che portano alla finale, sotto la patina spesso kitsch e sopra le righe si mettono in fila i tasselli di un'identità europea eternamente sfuggente e in costruzione. Il lungo percorso di questo show non intreccia solo l'evoluzione delle industrie musicali e televisive, ma è strettamente legato ai cambiamenti culturali, sociali, economici, politici e tecnologici.

Questo libro dimostra come l'Eurovision sia lo strumento ideale per spiegare quasi settant'anni di storia europea, attraversando il dopoguerra e la guerra fredda, lo sviluppo delle democrazie occidentali, l'Est Europa postcomunista, i crescenti nazionalismi, il processo di integrazione e ricerche d'archivio, frammenti delle canzoni in gara e cambi al regolamento, legami geopolitici e dibattiti pubblici, si dipana un racconto profondo e appassionante dagli inizi alla vittoria dei Måneskin.

Questa versione italiana del Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest include una prefazione scritta dal professore Luca Barra e una postfazione che porta all'Eurovision 2022 di Torino.

The Eurovision Song Contest as a Cultural Phenomenon

Available from Routledge

Dean’s latest book is co-edited with professors Adam Dubin and Antonio Obregón García, and includes a foreword by Martin Österdahl, the executive supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest. This book features leading scholars of Eurovision writing about the innovations that the contest has contributed to different fields, from business, law and statistics, to education, history and politics, and cultural, media and music studies. The collection highlights how Eurovision is not just Europe’s greatest television show, but also a cultural phenomenon that has changed how we view the world.

In his introduction to this book, Dean takes a tour through Italy as the birthplace of the televised song contest phenomenon, beginning with Sanremo, Rome and Venice, and leading up to the 2022 edition of Eurovision in Turin.

Dean Vuletić

Dean Vuletic

As an author, commentator and speaker, Dr. Dean Vuletic is the world’s leading academic authority on the history of the Eurovision Song Contest and remakes of it like the American Song Contest and the Intervision Song Contest. He is also the lecturer behind the world's first university course on Eurovision, which he began teaching at New York University and has since taught at the University of Vienna and Charles University in Prague.

Dubbed "Professor Song Contest", Dean is a prominent commentator on Eurovision in the international media. His commentaries, interviews and op-eds have appeared in media outlets such as the ABC, Al Jazeera, BBC, Der Spiegel, The Economist, Euronews, Haaretz, Le Monde, Newsweek, Politico, RAI, Süddeutsche Zeitung, SVT, The Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Dean has also featured in the films Eurovisions!, Eurovision's Scandals, Louder than Guns, Eurovision: Secrets & Scandals, The Intervision Song Contest: Hits in the Shadow of the Cold War, The Secret History of the Eurovision Song Contest and When Franco Stole Eurovision.

Dean is also a public speaker on Eurovision: he has appeared at events organised by institutions and organisations such as Amsterdam's De Balie contemporary arts centre, the Australian embassies in Vienna, Tel Aviv and Rome, the Austrian Ministry of Education, the European Broadcasting Union, the European Union's Fundamental Rights Agency, the German Federal Agency for Civic Education, Stanford University, the United Nations Office at Geneva, the Vienna Tourist Board, and Yale University.

Dean holds a PhD in modern European history from Columbia University, a Master’s degree in East European studies from Yale University, and a Bachelor’s degree in European studies from the Australian National University. He is the recipient of several academic awards, including a Lise Meitner Fellowship from the Austrian Science Fund, a Max Weber Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the European University Institute, a Paul Celan Fellowship from the Institute for Human Sciences, a Whiting Fellowship, a Fulbright Scholarship, and the University Medal of the Australian National University.

Intervision

Under a Lise Meitner Fellowship awarded by the Austrian Science Fund, Dean has led the research project “Intervision: Popular Music and Politics in Eastern Europe”. During the Cold War, Eastern European national television broadcasters organised the Intervision Song Contest as a “socialist” alternative to Western Europe’s Eurovision Song Contest. However, unlike Eurovision, its Eastern European counterpart has hardly been the subject of academic research, and this project has produced the first-ever scholarly study on the history of the development and decline of Intervision.

Like Eurovision, Intervision contributed to a common European popular culture by promoting stars who were successful across Europe. And just as Eurovision is often interpreted as reflecting European politics, this project has shown what Intervision can tell us about relations among Eastern Europeans during the Cold War and between Eastern and Western Europeans during and after that period. The project has also examined Intervision in terms of the function of popular music as both propaganda for and resistance to communist governments.

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Politiek op het Eurovisie Songfestival: is daaraan te ontkomen?

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RTS

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L'impossible dépolitisation du concours Eurovision

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Yle

21 Feb 2024

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La façade apolitique de l’Eurovision commence à se fendre

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Le Soir

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La façade apolitique de l’Eurovision se fend face aux appels au boycott d’Israël

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Radio Latina

10 Feb 2024

Caffè corretto

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The New York Times

07 Feb 2024

Israel chooses a Eurovision act as boycott campaigns swirl

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Tagesspiegel

04 Feb 2024

Boykottaufrufe und Petitionen: Droht Israel der Ausschluss vom ESC?

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Helsingin Sanomat

31 Jan 2024

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FM4

30 Jan 2024

Boykott Aufrufe zum Songcontest

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Euronews Serbia

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History Extra

24 Jan 2024

Upcoming in 2024: historical anniversaries, exhibitions and television

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Aamulehti

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Turun Sanomat

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Satakunnan Viikko

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Etelä-Saimaa

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UMK-kisaajat julkistetaan tänään – kenestä tulee Käärijän seuraaja?

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Salon Seuden Sanomat

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MTV Uutiset

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Helsingin Sanomat

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Ilta-Sanomat

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Kenestä Käärijän seuraaja? UMK-kisaajat julkistetaan tänään

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BBC Sounds

04 Jan 2024

The Allusionist: Bonus 2023

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Nordisk Østforum

24 Dec 2024

Russia’s Cultural Statecraft

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The Allusionist

24 Dec 2024

Bonus 2023

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Satakunnan Kansa

23 Dec 2023

Suomi aikoo osallistua Euroviisuihin boikotti­vaatimuksista huolimatta – ”Koordinoidut boikotit eivät ole juuri koskaan ottaneet tuulta alleen”

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Keski-Uusimaa

22 Dec 2023

Suomi aikoo edelleen osallistua Euroviisuihin boikottivaatimuksista huolimatta

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Uusimaa

22 Dec 2023

Suomi aikoo edelleen osallistua Euroviisuihin boikottivaatimuksista huolimatta

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Salon Seudun Sanomat

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Suomi aikoo edelleen osallistua Euroviisuihin boikottivaatimuksista huolimatta

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Aamulehti

22 Dec 2024

Suomi aikoo osallistua Euroviisuihin boikotti­vaatimuksista huolimatta – kilpailija valitaan ensi vuonna Tampereella

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Savon Sanomat

22 Dec 2024

Suomi aikoo edelleen osallistua Euroviisuihin boikottivaatimuksista huolimatta

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Suomenmaa

22 Dec 2023

Suomi aikoo edelleen osallistua Euroviisuihin boikottivaatimuksista huolimatta

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Apparatus

01 Dec 2023

Ewa Mazierska and Zsolt Győri (eds.): Eastern European Popular Music in a Transnational Context: Beyond the Borders

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University of Luxembourg

26 Sep 2023

Working with the media

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Matteo Fumagalli

13 Sep 2023

10 libri splendidi per affrontare il rientro

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Juraj Dobrila University of Pula

25 Aug 2023

The Eurovision Song Contest: cooperation, competition, integration

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Wissenschaftsfonds FWF

18 Aug 2023

Post-war Europe as reflected by the ESC (Dean Vuletic)

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Aussievision

02 Aug 2023

Is North Macedonia the unluckiest country at Eurovision?

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Sul Ponticello

01 Jul 2023

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest / Dean Vuletic

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Common Ground

28 Jun 2023

The Biggest Cultural Event Bringing Together Europeans

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European Commission

22 Jun 2023

European Commission Book Fair

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Berlin University of the Arts

10 Jun 2023

Competition as Cooperation: The Intervision Song Contest and Cold War Europe

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Svenska Dagbladet

17 May 2023

Barnens nya ”kompis” är helt opålitlig

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CGTN

14 May 2023

Eurovision Song Contest: 'It was a fantastic show!'

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TalkTV

14 May 2023

Trisha Goddard

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TalkTV

13 May 2023

Trisha Goddard

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Gazzetta di Malta

13 May 2023

Cantare in maltese potrebbe far guadagnare più punti all’Eurovision? Gli esperti pensano di sì

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LBC

13 May 2023

Matt Frei

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Times of Malta

13 May 2023

Could singing in Maltese win more points at the Eurovision? Experts think so

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The Guardian

13 May 2023

Did this pop banger just trigger an armed coup? The wild revolutionary politics of Eurovision

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CNN

13 May 2023

Final of popular songfest Eurovision will feature 26 performances

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Medium

12 May 2023

Eurovision has banned Zelensky from speaking. What exactly Is “too political” for Eurovision?

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Tportal

12 May 2023

Kolika je uopće cijena Eurovizije i isplati li se biti njezin domaćin?

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CNN

12 May 2023

Isa Soares Tonight

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Le Soir

12 May 2023

Avec l’Ukraine, l’Eurovision devient politique

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Los Angeles Times

12 May 2023

Puntos clave del próximo concurso de Eurovisión

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Delano

12 May 2023

Luxembourg finally back in Eurovision, starting in 2024

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Newsbook

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Radio Prague

12 May 2023

Could this year be Czechia’s first time in Eurovision top five?

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Reuters

12 May 2023

Cash rolls in as Liverpool's Pride Quarter goes Eurovision crazy

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The Christian Science Monitor

12 May 2023

Eurovision 2023: a message of hope, reprieve from war, for Ukraine

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European Union External Action Service

12 May 2023

Can Eurovision play a role in diplomacy?

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BBC Radio 5

12 May 2023

5 Live Breakfast

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CNBC

12 May 2023

Can the UK afford to host Ukraine’s Eurovision? It can’t afford not to

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The Times

12 May 2023

The Eurovision Song Contest is a valuable diplomatic tool

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Zetland

11 May 2023

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Euronews România

11 May 2023

Eurovision, concurs al diversității culturale. De la ABBA la Conchita Wurst, evoluția și impactul competiției muzicale

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Delegation of the European Union to the United Kingdom

11 May 2023

Eurovision as a Tool of Diplomacy

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NU

11 May 2023

Eurovision och politik

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The Europeans

11 May 2023

Eurovision vs. the Champions League

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The Why Curve

11 May 2023

Europe in harmony or out of tune?

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AP Newsroom

10 May 2023

Experts say Eurovision more relevant than ever

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Irish News

10 May 2023

Radio Review: A Reunion with All Kinds of Everything

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ORF 2

10 May 2023

Guten Morgen Österreich

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Independent

09 May 2023

Puntos clave del próximo concurso de Eurovisión

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ORF 1

09 May 2023

ZIB Magazin

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Independent

09 May 2023

What to know as UK hosts Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine

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AP News

09 May 2023

Puntos clave del próximo concurso de Eurovisión

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ABC News

09 May 2023

What to know as UK hosts Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine

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History Extra

09 May 2023

Eurovision history: from the first competition to the story behind voting blocs

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BBC World Service

09 May 2023

The Documentary

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Maremosso

09 May 2023

Agli Eurovision 2023 la musica che ci piace e che unisce

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The Seattle Times

09 May 2023

What to know as UK hosts Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine

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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

08 May 2023

High camp and soft power: How Eurovision explains modern Europe — and more

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The Telegraph

04 May 2023

Russia’s failed Eurovision killer: the controversial Soviet ‘Intervision Song Contest’ experiment

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London Calling EU

02 May 2023

Eurovision Song Contest special

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BBC Radio 4

30 Apr 2023

The Reunion

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Daily Mail

30 Apr 2023

Commiserations! How Cliff Richard, 82, 'never got over Spanish dictator Franco's plot to fix Eurovision result'

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ABC

29 Apr 2023

Overnights

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Wiwibloggs: The Eurovision Podcast

29 Apr 2023

All The Pain In The World — Eurovision At War

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Laugh Laugh Please Please

25 Apr 2023

Intervision: The Other Contest

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dLUI

22 Apr 2023

Fenomeno Eurovision

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Radio Latina

22 Apr 2023

Café correto

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Eurovision Spain

22 Apr 2023

Eurovisión como objeto de estudio en un libro de investigación académica

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The Allusionist

21 Apr 2023

Eurovision part 2

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BBC Media Centre

19 Apr 2023

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The Allusionist

07 Apr 2023

Eurovision part 1

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Aftonbladet

12 Mar 2023

Så kommer det att gå för Loreen i Eurovision

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Aftonbladet

09 Mar 2023

4 scenarier: Så går det för Sverige i Eurovision

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SBS Croatian

27 Feb 2023

Dean Vuletić: "Politici jest mjesto na Euroviziji"

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Jutarnji list

15 Feb 2023

Tri svjetska Eurosong eksperta za nas su preslušali Let 3 i dali recenzije - nisu svi oduševljeni

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Prva

14 Feb 2023

Jutro

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Pulp libri

20 Jan 2023

Chi ha paura dell’Eurofestival

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Talk

06 Dec 2022

Voting and song contests: economics, law, history and practice

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Talk

30 Nov 2022

The Eurovision Song Contest and European Integration

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Media

28 Nov 2022

Artık Eurovision’da ABD’li hayranların da söz hakkı olacak

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Media

27 Nov 2022

Eurovision voting goes global, giving U.S. fans a say on European musical contest

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Talk

22 Nov 2022

The Eurovision Song Contest as a platform for social activism

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Talk

20 Oct 2022

The Writer’s Corner: The Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

27 Aug 2022

Eurovision Song Contest. Una storia europea – Dean Vuletic

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Media

10 Aug 2022

Song Contest oder Solidarity Contest?

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Media

27 Jul 2022

Calabria. Summer school di Aieta. "L'Europa protagonista fino al 30 luglio"

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Media

27 Jul 2022

Parte ad Aieta la X edizione della Summer School di studi europeisti

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Talk

13 Jul 2022

The Eurovision and Intervision Song Contests

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Media

17 Jun 2022

Eurovision Chat Over Coffee: Dean Vuletic

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Media

13 Jun 2022

Il medio cattivo gusto come collante?

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Talk

09 Jun 2022

The Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

06 Jun 2022

'Made in Italy': How Eurovision almost ended up in Venice annually!

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Media

03 Jun 2022

I libri che avreste dovuto leggere a maggio 2022

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Media

02 Jun 2022

Lasha Tumbai. Wojna rosyjsko-ukraińska na tle Eurowizji

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Media

22 May 2022

And 12 points go to… - Kristina Chetcuti

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Media

20 May 2022

Per gli italiani Eurovision è politica, il 50% contro Svezia e Finlandia nella Nato

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Media

17 May 2022

Identità eurovisionarie, figli reietti, padri snaturati

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Media

16 May 2022

Mi danas

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Media

16 May 2022

‘Change your Eurovision style', expert tells Malta

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Media

15 May 2022

Eurovision 2022 : La victoire de l’Ukraine, cri du cœur du peuple européen

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Media

15 May 2022

All'Eurovision Song Contest 2022 ha vinto il vero spirito europeo, con l'Italia al centro

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Media

14 May 2022

Ucrania gana Eurovisión 2022 con un himno a la resistencia ante la invasión rusa

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Talk

14 May 2022

Eurovision 2022 : Qui obtient les douze points, et pourquoi?

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Media

14 May 2022

Eurovision 2022: UK has ‘great chance’ of winning, contest expert says

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Media

14 May 2022

Eurovision Song Contest: musica pop, politica e diplomazia culturale

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Media

14 May 2022

With Russia excluded, Ukraine wins the political contest

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Media

14 May 2022

Eurovisión: Ucrania arrasó en el televoto y fue campeona de la 66ª edición del Festival

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Media

14 May 2022

Eurovision final: with Russia excluded, Ukraine wins the political contest

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Media

14 May 2022

Especial «Eurovision Song Contest»: donde la música y geopolítica se unen

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Media

14 May 2022

Eurovision: With Russia excluded, Ukraine wins the political competition

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Media

14 May 2022

La festivalomanija jugoslava

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Media

14 May 2022

Speciale Eurovision 2022

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Talk

14 May 2022

Eurovision 2022: who gets douze points, and why?

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Media

14 May 2022

“Oekraïne heeft al gewonnen”, of hoe het festival wel degelijk ook over politiek gaat

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Media

14 May 2022

Naar wie gaan de meeste "12 points"? 5 inzendingen die van de Songfestival-finale een unieke avond (kunnen) maken

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision: Secrets & Scandals

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision: la guerre en Ukraine peut-elle influencer le résultat ?

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision: Lo studioso: “La Brexit non sará un elemenoto contro il Regno Unito”

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision: can the war in Ukraine influence the result?

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision history: from the first competition to the story behind voting blocs

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Media

13 May 2022

Russia's Eurovision killer? The controversial Soviet 'Intervision Song Contest' experiment

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision 2022’de finalistler belli oldu

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Media

13 May 2022

"Oekraïne heeft al gewonnen", of hoe het festival wel degelijk ook over politiek gaat

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Media

13 May 2022

Jak Eurowizja sprawia, że Europa znów jest atrakcyjna

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Media

13 May 2022

Suomi osallistui kylmän sodan aikana sosialistiseen viisukisaan, jonka laulujen piti edistää ystävyyttä kansojen välillä: Marion Rung kertoo nyt, millaista se oli

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision : sous le kitsch, le strass et les paillettes, le poids de la géopolitique

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Media

13 May 2022

Brexit isn't being 'held against' UK in Eurovision, says world's first lecturer on contest

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Media

13 May 2022

‘Made in Italy’: how Eurovision almost ended up in Venice annually!

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Media

13 May 2022

Eurovision 2022: La victoire de l’Ukraine est-elle certaine?

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Media

13 May 2022

Why is Australia competing in Eurovision?

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Media

13 May 2022

Yli 40 vuotta sitten Suomen piti kumarrella sekä länteen että itään, ja siksi osallistuimme ”sosialistiseen mega­tapahtumaan”: Marion Rung kertoo nyt, millaista kulisseissa oli

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Media

13 May 2022

Online and woke: how Eurovision is making Europe sexy again

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Media

12 May 2022

La Russie exclue et l'Ukraine favorite, l'Eurovision sera marquée par la guerre

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Media

12 May 2022

L’Ukraine va-t-elle forcément gagner l’Eurovision?

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Media

12 May 2022

Evrovizija 2022: Koliko se na muzičkom takmičenju svira po političkim notama

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Media

12 May 2022

Eurovision : sans la Russie au concours, "l'Ukraine a déjà gagné"

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Media

12 May 2022

Weekendtips: ga naar het Koerdisch Filmfestival of doe de Indische Buurt Run

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Media

14 May 2022

Eurovision a 'mirror of cultural change' in postwar Europe, says contest historian Dean Vuletic

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Media

12 May 2022

L'Eurovision a Torino scopre la tragedia italiana di un inglese ridicolo

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Media

12 May 2022

Eurovision a 'mirror of cultural change' in postwar Europe, says contest historian Dean Vuletic

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Media

11 May 2022

The Context with Christian Fraser

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11 May 2022

"Eurovision, una finestra sul mondo"

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11 May 2022

Eurovision 2022'de gözler Ukrayna'da olacak

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10 May 2022

Utrikesbyrån

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10 May 2022

Eurovision - ”Årets melodifestival är väldigt politisk”

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10 May 2022

The politics of the apolitical Eurovision Song Contest amid conflict in Europe

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10 May 2022

Eurovisionexperten: tror inte Ukraina vinner i år

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10 May 2022

Ukraine Is the Eurovision Song Contest favorite. (Its song, not so much.)

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Media

10 May 2022

Eurovision: le groupe ukrainien Kalush Orchestra a-t-il déjà gagné avant de chanter?

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Talk

10 May 2022

Eurovision as a cultural phenomenon: from the music halls to the halls of academia

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Media

10 May 2022

Eurovisionexperten: Tror inte Ukraina vinner i år

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10 May 2022

The 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

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10 May 2022

Eurovisión, objeto de investigación científica

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10 May 2022

Dean Vuletic za STA: Disko dokaz, kako kul lahko zveni slovenska pesem

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10 May 2022

Under the kitsch of Eurovision is an undercurrent of geopolitics

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09 May 2022

A l'Eurovision, «l'Ukraine a déjà gagné la bataille diplomatique»

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09 May 2022

Eurovision Song Contest: oltre al trash c’è di più

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09 May 2022

Eurovision: tv, politica e canzoni

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09 May 2022

Eurovision Song Contest 2022

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09 May 2022

Një Eurovizion ndryshe nga zakonisht

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Media

09 May 2022

Musica e politica una sfida sulla note

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Media

08 May 2022

Eurovision 2022, non solo musica, “la sfida è geopolitica”. L’esperto: “L’Ucraina ha già vinto la sua battaglia, l’Italia favorita per un brano dai valori LGBT”

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Media

08 May 2022

Eurovision Song Contest: una storia europea

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08 May 2022

Një Eurovizion ndryshe nga zakonisht

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Media

07 May 2022

Wie politisch ist der Eurovision Song Contest?

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07 May 2022

Un Eurovision diverso dal solito

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07 May 2022

How is the arts world responding to the Ukraine conflict?

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Media

07 May 2022

Sodan keskeltä suosikiksi

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Media

07 May 2022

Eurovision 2022: În contextul războiului cu Rusia, Ucraina porneşte ca favorită la câştigarea concursului

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Talk

06 May 2022

The 2022 Eurovision Song Contest: An Insider's Perspective

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Media

06 May 2022

Intervision Song Contest - schlager i kalla krigets skugga

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Media

06 May 2022

L’Eurovision sur l’air de «Faites ce que je dis, pas ce que je fais»

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06 May 2022

L'Eurovision è questione di geopolitica

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06 May 2022

Sous le kitsch de l’Eurovision, la géopolitique

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Media

06 May 2022

Eurovision 2022: Ucraina pornește ca favorită la câștigarea concursului, în ciuda războiului cu Rusia

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05 May 2022

În război cu Rusia, Ucraina porneşte ca favorită la câştigarea concursului Eurovision 2022

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05 May 2022

Eurovision 2022: În contextul războiului cu Rusia, Ucraina porneşte ca favorită la câştigarea concursului

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Media

05 May 2022

Doctor Eurovision

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Media

30 Apr 2022

Why Ukraine is hotly tipped to win Eurovision Song Contest 2022

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Talk

03 May 2022

The Eurovision Song Contest: an Italian invention

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Media

04 May 2022

Geopolitika na Evroviziji. Bo Ukrajina deležna "glasov sočutja"?

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Media

03 May 2022

2022 Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması'nda bahisler Ukrayna'yı favori gösteriyor

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Talk

02 May 2022

Eurovision Song Contest: una storia europea

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Media

01 May 2022

Geopolitics and glitz as Ukraine tipped to win Eurovision

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Media

30 Apr 2022

反戰聲勢相挺 烏克蘭成歐洲歌唱大賽奪冠大熱門

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30 Apr 2022

反戰聲勢相挺 烏克蘭成歐洲歌唱大賽奪冠大熱門

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Media

30 Apr 2022

Geopolitics and glitz as Ukraine tipped to win Eurovision

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Talk

30 Apr 2022

Geopolitics and glitz as Ukraine tipped to win Eurovision

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Media

30 Apr 2022

Eurovision: l’Ukraine, grande favorite d’un concours régulièrement marqué par le contexte géopolitique

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Media

30 Apr 2022

Ukraine tipped to win Eurovision

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Media

29 Apr 2022

Koliko je ispolitizirana Eurovizija?

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Media

28 Apr 2022

Populaarimusiikkia Euroviisuista • Harharetkiä YouTubessa 19

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Media

15 Apr 2022

Song Contest oder Solidarity Contest?

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Talk

06 Apr 2022

The Eurovision and Intervision song contests

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Talk

20 Jan 2022

The Intervision Song Contest: popular music and political liberalization in the Eastern Bloc

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Publication

22 Nov 2021

The Intervision Song Contest: popular music and political liberalization in the Eastern Bloc

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Talk

22 Nov 2021

Social history otherwise: art and cultural history unlimited

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Publication

05 Nov 2021

Stagecraft in the service of statecraft? Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

13 Oct 2021

Eurovision: onde a política e a música se encontram

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Talk

18 Jun 2021

The Intervision Song Contest: a commercial and pan-European alternative to the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

16 Jun 2021

Deindustrializing societies

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Talk

29 May 2021

Science slam — part 1

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Media

26 May 2021

Některé země Eurovizi raději vyhrát nechtějí, říká historik pěvecké soutěže

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Media

24 May 2021

The Eurovision Song Contest as a cultural and political phenomenon

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Media

22 May 2021

Týden v kultuře

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Media

22 May 2021

Historien om socialisternas Schlagerfestival

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Media

21 May 2021

El “nacimiento de una nueva era” en el Festival de Eurovisión

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Media

21 May 2021

Eurovision Song Contest final takes place this weekend

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Media

20 May 2021

Entertaining evening conversation with Phil Williams

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Media

20 May 2021

La diplomacia cultural de Eurovisión ¿Influye o no influye la política en el resultado?

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20 May 2021

Eurovision semi-final

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Media

20 May 2021

Momentele în care Eurovisionul a fost o ciorbă de scandal între țări, deși cică-i despre muzică

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Media

20 May 2021

“All the pain of the world”: how Bosnia's Eurovision absence signals the country's instability

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Talk

20 May 2021

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Talk

19 May 2021

The politics of the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

19 May 2021

‘Je kunt het Songfestival op driehonderd manieren onderzoeken’

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18 May 2021

Eurovision Song Contest returns after last year's cancellation

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Media

18 May 2021

Eurovision 2021 kicks off with first semi-final

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Media

18 May 2021

Eurovision Song Contest 2021

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Media

18 May 2021

A brief history of Eurovision being a political hot mess

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Media

18 May 2021

Stories to make you smile with Sarah Walker

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Talk

18 May 2021

What does the Eurovision Song Contest tell us about Europe?

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Talk

17 May 2021

Open up: an academic conversation about the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

16 May 2021

T&G with Tom Newton Dunn and Daisy McAndrew

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Media

16 May 2021

Britain prays power pop will blow away ballads at ‘therapy Eurovision’

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Talk

14 May 2021

Eurovision and Intervision: The Politics of Europe’s Song Contests

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Talk

14 May 2021

Eurovision 2021: (Thunder and) Lightning Talks

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Media

10 May 2021

Quando as canções desafiam a harmonia da política internacional

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Media

02 Mar 2021

Eurovision Song Contest organisers to scale back final and urge delegations to quarantine

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Talk

02 Mar 2021

Career Conversations: Dean Vuletic

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Media

17 Feb 2021

Eurovision började som en känga mot Sovjet

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Talk

14 Jan 2021

Stagecraft in the Service of Statecraft: Russia and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

08 Jan 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Dean Vuletic (‘02)

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Media

22 Dec 2020

Post-War Europe as Reflected by the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

01 Dec 2020

John Pienaar with Times Radio Drive

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Review

15 Oct 2020

Popular Culture Through Global and Transnational Lenses

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Media

20 Aug 2020

The many myths of the Intervision Song Contest — the first attempt to produce a regional version of Eurovision

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Blog

11 Aug 2020

Exporting Eurovision to America: The American Song Contest

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Media

09 Aug 2020

Musical diplomacy: Beyond the flashing lights and kitsch delights of the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

06 Aug 2020

Alumni AudioLab with Dean Vuletic

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Talk

08 Jul 2020

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

26 Jun 2020

ESC-Film mit Will Ferrell bei Netflix: Besuchen Sie Europa, solange es noch singt

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Publication

21 Jun 2020

Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest

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Review

16 Jun 2020

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Publication

04 Jun 2020

Kroatien: IV. Populäre Musik

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Talk

03 Jun 2020

Young Science-Botschafter

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Media

17 May 2020

A Eurovision 2020 tribute show with three Aussie Croats

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Media

16 May 2020

Zwölf Punkte für einen Hit - Der Eurovision Song Contest

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Talk

15 May 2020

Australia in the Eurovision

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Media

15 May 2020

Dean Vuletić: "Eurovizija je puno više od glazbe"

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Media

15 May 2020

Singing from the rooftops: Eurovision in the time of coronavirus

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Media

14 May 2020

Del espectáculo en tiempos de pandemia: la cancelación de Eurovisión 2020

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Media

10 May 2020

Interview: Dean Vuletic über den Eurovision Song Contest

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Talk

08 May 2020

European Song Contest

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Review

13 Apr 2020

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

01 Apr 2020

¿Cuáles son las consecuencias de la cancelación de Eurovisión en las relaciones de los países del festival?

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Talk

04 Mar 2020

What can the Eurovision Song Contest change in international relations and law?

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Talk

19 Dec 2019

The politics of Eurovision

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Talk

26 Nov 2019

Euro-/Intervision as a means of diplomacy

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Review

20 Nov 2019

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Publication

19 Nov 2019

Recognising Kosovo in the World of Televised International Song Contests

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Media

12 Nov 2019

Der Eurovision Song Contest und die Wissenschaft

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Talk

08 Nov 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 – the year of anniversaries

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Talk

25 Oct 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest and the East-West relationship in Europe

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Media

07 Oct 2019

Karel Gott: Mit Udo Jürgens' Lied beim ESC 1968

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Media

02 Oct 2019

Jak Sinatra Východu dobyl Západ: Gotta vynesla Eurovize v barvách Rakouska

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Review

25 Sep 2020

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Publication

13 Sep 2019

Latin America and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Publication

25 Aug 2019

Australia and the Eurovision Song Contest: A historical survey

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Media

16 Aug 2019

Intervisión, el festival del bloque soviético que replicaba Eurovisión y se votaba apagando y encendiendo la luz

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Publication

15 Jul 2019

The Intervision Song Contest: A Commercial and Pan-European Alternative to the Eurovision Song Contest

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Talk

24 Jun 2019

The politics of protest in the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

22 May 2019

Global notes: Is Eurovision really non-political?

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Media

18 May 2019

Is Eurovision Political? The 2019 song contest has been shrouded in controversy

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Media

18 May 2019

"Eurovision visar att vi inte bara har psykon med raketer här"

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Talk

18 May 2019

Dare to Dream of Europe

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Media

18 May 2019

Field notes from EuroVision Pt 2: What conflict?!

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Media

18 May 2019

Backstage: Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

17 May 2019

TV Avisen med Sporten

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Media

17 May 2019

Eurovisión pone la melodía, y la política, la letra

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Media

16 May 2019

The Stream

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Media

16 May 2019

How to win the Eurovision Song Contest

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Media

16 May 2019

Der ESC war schon immer eine politische Bühne

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Media

16 May 2019

Why are Australia and Israel in the Eurovision?

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Media

16 May 2019

אירוויזיון: מאז ועד היום

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Media

16 May 2019

Die Verlierer des Eurovision Songcontests stehen bereits fest

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Media

16 May 2019

Eurovision har alltid kantats av politik

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Media

16 May 2019

Eurovision was meant to be apolitical. It's been anything but

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Publication

15 May 2019

The European Broadcasting Union and Public Values

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Media

15 May 2019

Viisi väitettä viisuista – itävaltalainen tutkija vastaa, onko Euroviisuja ilman politiikkaa ja mitä Suomi tekee väärin

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Media

15 May 2019

Politik und Gesang: Lieder für eine offene Gesellschaft

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Media

14 May 2019

The World

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Media

14 May 2019

Det politiserade Eurovision

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14 May 2019

Australian ambassador house hosting

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Media

14 May 2019

Moni sairastaa denguekuumeen tietämättään. Euroviisujen politiikka.

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Media

14 May 2019

Yle Uutiset Lounais-Suomi

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Media

13 May 2019

Eksperdid hoiatavad: Palestiina äärmusrühmitus Hamas võib Eurovisiooni nurjata

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Talk

13 May 2019

Why are Australia and Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest?

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Publication

13 May 2019

Eurovision is political this year. As it is every year.

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Media

13 May 2019

Grapevine: Eurovision, Independence Day and more

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Media

13 May 2019

'Unprecedented’ Eurovision missile and WAR threat as Hamas terrorists target Israeli event

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Talk

12 May 2019

How the Eurovision Song Contest began

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Media

12 May 2019

How Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is caught in warzone as rockets target competition in Israel

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Media

11 May 2019

Buchsplitter

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Media

09 May 2019

När Franco stal Eurovision

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Media

09 May 2019

Osmi dan

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Media

08 May 2019

Eine unpolitischer Gesangswettbewerb? Von wegen.

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Media

08 May 2019

"Dare to Dream!" Der ESC als gesellschaftlicher Seismograph

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Media

08 May 2019

Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres and Rockets: The Politics of Eurovision

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Media

05 May 2019

Drag queens and dictators - the politics of Eurovision

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Talk

03 May 2019

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Review

01 May 2019

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Publication

15 Mar 2019

Musical Diplomacy: The Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

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Media

12 Mar 2019

Evrovizija kot odraz političnih in družbenih razmer

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Media

10 Mar 2019

Evrosong je dokaz evropske identitete

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Media

02 Mar 2019

Dean Vuletic, poznavalec Evrosonga: Politično ste v zelo dobrem položaju, le še dobro pesem potrebujete

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Media

01 Mar 2019

Ukraine sagt Song-Contest-Teilnahme ab

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Review

25 Feb 2019

Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Talk

22 Feb 2019

Strategies for successful grant applications

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Media

10 Jan 2019

"Buchtipp des Monats" by Dean Vuletic

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Contact

 

Dean is available for media interviews, speaking engagements, commissioned texts and historical consultancy. He speaks English, German, Italian, Croatian and Czech.

    E-mail: dean.vuletic@me.com