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

Ros to talk on Sexting and Sexism

Professor Ros Gill will give the next CLJJ research seminar. When: April 3rd, 2014, 4pm – 6pm (**note change of date) Where: Room D427 in the Social Sciences Building, City University London. Sexting and Sexism This talk reports on a qualitative study of young people’s use of mobile internet technologies in two London secondary schools,  funded by the NSPCC….

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Jo chairs the Soundings seminar series

Dr Jo Littler has been chairing the Soundings ‘After Neoliberalism’ seminar series; the most recent seminar was on feminism with Bea Campbell, Pragna Patel and Alison Winch. More details here.

Casey writes for LSE Impact of Social Sciences

The LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog published a short article by Dr Casey Brienza today on ‘Paying Twice or Paying Thrice? Open Access Publishing in a Global System of Scholarly Knowledge Production and Consumption’.

UNESCO creative economy report launch at City University

CCI is very pleased to host the launch of the UNESCO creative economy report. This is the 3rd edition of the report, which has come to play a pivotal role in establishing the role of the creative economy in national economies and developing the debate for policy at international, national and local level. Previous editions…

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Creative Industries in The Conversation

Prof Andy Pratt wrote short article for The Conversation on 20 January about recent economic growth in the creative economy, in spite of the recession. The article can be read here.

Casey and the ASA Section on Culture

The latest issue of the official newsletter of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Culture, published in December 2013, features coverage by Prof Rodney Benson (New York University) of a preconference on media sociology co-convened by Dr Casey Brienza (City), Dr Andrew Lindner (Concordia College), and Matthias Revers (SUNY, Albany) and held at NYU’s Institute…

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Cecilia in Buenos Aires

Between December 2013 and January 2014 Dr Cecilia Dinardi undertook a fieldwork pilot visit to Buenos Aires, where she met with officers from the Government of the City of Buenos Aires (tourism and culture departments) as well as cultural practitioners, such as the Club Cultural Matienzo and the Circo Social del Sur. This first visit…

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City, Culture and Society: Andy is new editor

Andy has been appointed to the one the three editors of the journal City, Culture and Society. Andy has been involved in the journal since its formation. Initial it was developed from Osaka City University, Japan; and now its is establishing its global character. It focuses on a wide range of issues relating to culture…

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Distinguished Ros Gill in Perth

Professsor Rosalind Gill was a ‘Distinguished’ guest of Murdoch University, Western Australia in January 2014. She took up her position as a Distinguished Collaborator, a role that extends for 3 years. During the visit, Rosalind worked with PhD students, gave an invited lecture to academics in Psychology and Media and Communications, and began writing a…

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