Film, Culture and Media

Researchers like you worldwide achieved countless inspirational breakthroughs in 2021. And you’ve chosen to publish many of those discoveries with Springer Nature. You’ll see some selected highlights of these breakthroughs below. Our Editors—who in the course of their daily work see nearly the entire range of published research—have chosen content they think will inspire your next work most.

A selection of 2021's highlighted research

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Insights from the Editorial Team

Felicity Plester, Editorial Director - Books

Our Film, Culture and Media list boasts the very best in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research spanning popular culture, identity, gender, globalization, media and communication, memory studies and journalism to name a few. Our 2021 programme continues to publish diverse and thought-provoking work including:

  • Six original reference works such as The Palgrave Handbook of Steam Age Gothic, The Palgrave Handbook of Script Development and The Palgrave Handbook of African Oral Traditions and Folklore
  • Topical SDG-related content including Communicating COVID-19 and The Palgrave Handbook of International Communication and Sustainable Development
  • Key titles such as Bernhard Poerksen’s Digital Fever, which proposes an innovative remedy to overcome the crisis of misinformation and outrage gripping society
  • A growing textbooks programme including The Protagonist’s Journey and Storytelling in Radio and Podcasts
  • Exciting OA titles including Animating Unpredictable Effects

We hope you enjoy browsing our top content from 2021 and if you would like to find out more about publishing with us then please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We offer publication across a range of formats and our experienced team will work closely with you to ensure your project reaches its full potential.