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

Jo talks on meritocracy at Crossroads

Jo Littler recently gave a paper entitled ‘Meritocracy and the ordinary plutocrat’ at the 2014 Crossroads in Cultural Studies conference in Tampere, Finland. The biennial Crossroads conferences are organised by the Association for Cultural Studies and are the largest cultural studies conferences in the world.

Birmingham CCCS conference

Jo Littler was recently a speaker at the fabulous ‘CCCS conference: Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies 50 years on’. Marking the launch of an archive of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at the University of Birmingham, this conference  reflected on the influence and legacies of the CCCS, both inside the academy and beyond….

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#CulturalValue: A Twitter experiment

Dr Dave O’Brien will be running a twitter experiment about cultural value on 18th and 19th of July. Cultural Value has become an important but contested term for academics, organisations and funders working in the area of arts and culture. Cultural Value is part of a large scale AHRC project, a university commission and is…

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CCI graduate features in the City Alumni Magazine

Andy Pratt took the opportunity to explore the contribution of cultural management and policy education at City with Shireen Jungalwala owner and director of Chemould Prescott Road, Bombay, and City University Alumni. The gallery has just celebrated its 50th birthday. Download the magazine here and read the article  

Cecilia presents on grassroots arts factories and the city

On 5/07/14 Cecilia delivered a presentation at the international conference ‘Lisbon Street Art and Urban Creativity’ that took place at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, Portugal. The event brought together artists, sociologists, urban planners, art historians and anthropologists to discuss the role of culture in urban transformation and place-making, tactical urbanism in…

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