CCCI@City

The news feed from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries at City, University of London

Andy in Porto Alegre, Brazil

On Friday 19th Nov. Andy Pratt gave a key note to an international conference in Port Alegre, Brazil on ‘Creative Territories’, this engaged over 20 speakers from 9 countries, and was conducted in English, Portuguese and Spanish. It was a collaboration between Research universities in Porto Alegre and Barcelona. Andy has visited Porto Alegre previously…

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Well done Flavio

Well done Flavio Fellica, who as a PhD student in CCI at City has been awarded a prize by the City Doctoral College as the student who showed the best engagement with the Doctoral Researcher Development Programme, and the team were impressed by Flavio’s commitment to and participation in the sessions attended. Flavio was the…

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Jenny gives a keynote in Belgrade, Serbia

On November, 17th 2021, Dr Jenny Mbaye from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries (CCCI) was invited to give a keynote lecture at the conference ‘Creativity an Innovation in Theatre, Media, and Culture Production: Visions and Values for the Future’. The conference was organised by the Department for Management and Production in Theatre,…

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Andy presents to UNESCO Creative Cities Network Forum in Korea

Prof Andy Pratt gave a keynote lecture to the 2021 UNESCO Creative Cities Network Forum (UCCN): The Impact of 4th Industrial Revolution on Creative Industries, organised by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO.The 2021 UNESCO Creative Cities Network Global Forum gathered the member cities of the UCCN together with experts in the creative digital environment, to discuss…

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Welcome Dr Ayce Ince Onkal

CCI is happy to welcome Ayca Ince Onkal on to the team. Ayce will be teaching on AMM429, the core module Culture of the MA CPM. Ayce received an MSc from London School of Economics and Political Sciences, and an MA in Sociology and a PhD in 2012 both from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University….

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New professional Master in Cultural Management in West Africa

In September 2021, a new professional (practice-based) MA in Cultural Management dedicated to cultural entrepreneurs, administrators and operators throughout Francophone Africa, was launched by the Institute for Arts and Professions of Culture (IKAM) in Segou, Mali. Unique of its kind, this new educational programme draws on the social and community values of Malians – Maaya…

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Congratulations Dr Jiun-Yi Wu!

Congratulations to Jiun-Yi Wu who has been awarded his PhD today, subject to some corrections. Jiun-Yi was supervised by Prof Andy Pratt and Dr Jenny Mbaye, and his external examiner was Dr Tarek Virani from UWE, and Dr Diana Yeh was the internal examiner. Both were complementary about the thesis and its innovative focus on…

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congratulations Dr Matias Hernandez Munoz

Congratulations to Matias who has passed his PhD viva today. Awarded a PhD in Culture, and the Creative Industries. Entitled “The Cultural Workforce in Chile: Probabilistic and Predictive Models to Identify and Improve their Socioeconomic Situation’ it was examined by Prof Lluis Bonet (University of Barcelona), and Dr Andrej Srakar (University of Ljubljana). The examiners were very complementary on the innovative and ambitious thesis and they looked for ward to publications and policy debates…

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The view from Izmir

Andy made a  contribution to the Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF) held online on 1-2-3 October 2021 in Izmir, Turkey. The session was entitled “Authenti-city: How a symbol is born “. Andy spoke about image and place marketing as the enemy of the truly ‘creative city’. Andy was very pleased to attend as Asli Ceylan Oner was…

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Andy at the Zurich School of Art (ZHDK)

Andy Pratt has a visiting fellowship this year at the Zurich School of Art; he is participating in a number of events, and engaging in research projects, and knowledge transfer activities with colleagues there. He made an initial visit in September where as part of his visit he provided the keynote at a conference (the…

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