We are very happy to announce that the Palermo team will be able to host the NECS conference next year in June! Therefore, we decided to postpone the 2020 conference to 16-1​8 June 2021. All keynote speakers are still on board and we hope you are as well! If your paper was accepted, we will approach you during the summer to check if you adhere to your submission and to discuss technicalities. We will keep you posted if we can offer slots for new contributions.

NECS 2020 Conference Cancellation

Due to the uncertain situation world-wide caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the NECS Steering Committee in consultation with the NECS 2020 Local Organizing Team decided to cancel the upcoming NECS conference, which was planned to take place in Palermo from 18-20 June.

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We are happy to announce that this year’s NECS topic is ” Transitions: Moving Images and Bodies”.
We highly encourage you to submit your papers.

You can find all the details here.



We are proud to announce that NECS 2020 CONFERENCE will take place 18-20 June 2020 in Palermo.

The University of Palermo (Sicily) dates back to the 16th century and is now, with about 50.000 students and staff members, one of the largest universities in Italy. Three years ago, the Faculty of Humanities (Scienze Umanistiche) introduced a new Art, Music and Film Studies program.
Its staff and students look forward to welcoming the NECS community next summer.

Call for Papers will be published soon.