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

The spectre of the creative industries: Andy gives paper at seminar in Leeds

On September 13th Andy presented a paper entitled : ‘The spectre of the creative industries’ , Cultural Policy Under New Labour AHRC seminar, Leeds University, The theme of this provocation is the strategic absences and presences of scale in creative industries policy marking in the period of New Labour administration. These tensions were underpinned by a poorly articulated…

Continue Reading

Let’s face the music and dance: Andy gives keynote in Sheffield

Andy gave a keynote paper on September 9th-10th: ‘Let’s face the music and dance’. Austerity and the cultural economy., The Arts Economy conference, International Sociological Association, Sociology of the Arts RC37, Sheffield University Andy’s paper drew upon a an earlier one published here:  A world turned upside down: the creative economy, cities and the new austerity The conference dinner…

Continue Reading

Welcome Cecilia, new post-doc researcher in CCI

Dr Cecilia Dinardi is one of the four winners of the international competition organised by the Urban Studies Foundation. She won a prestigious three-year fellowship to undertake postdoctoral research about cultural policies, urban informality and creative cities in Latin America. Working under the supervision of Prof. Andy Pratt, Cecilia will explore ways of connecting the formal…

Continue Reading

Skip to toolbar