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

Culture and Creative Industries Department Events: Autumn 2014

The Culture and Creative Industries group at City University works on critical approaches to culture, media, digital technologies, work, and  arts and cultural policy. We have strong interests in questions of  power and inequality.   Events start at 5PM  All are welcome.  Wednesday 8th October 5-7pm  Room A130, College Building, City University London, Feminism and childcare revisited  Roundtable…

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Latin American World Cities Culture Forum takes place in Buenos Aires

The Regional Summit of the World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF), a collaborative network on cultural policies for world cities, took place in Buenos Aires on 26-27 August 2014, hosted by the city’s Ministry of Culture. With the aim of exploring innovative solutions to common problems in the Latin American cultural sector, delegates from the municipal…

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Cecilia gave talk on culture, politics and the city to state workers in the cultural sector

Invited by the recently created Instituto de Cultura Pública, Cecilia Dinardi gave a presentation on culture, politics and the city as part of the new Masters in Public Culture, run by Argentina’s Cultural Ministry and aimed at state cultural workers from each of the country’s provinces. The event, which also included a keynote address by…

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FEMINISM AND CHILDCARE REVISITED Wednesday 8 October 5-7pm Room A130, College Building, City University London, St John Street London EC1V 4PB What progress have we really made towards men and women equally sharing the childcare? 1970s second-wave feminism threw down the gauntlet: but did a younger generation pick it up?  What are the barriers —…

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Ros, more new publications: Indian and Chinese

 Congratulations to Ros whose book Gender and the Media has just been published in India by Rawat in association with Polity press. The book, which won the IGALA book prize in 2010, is also shortly to be published in a Chinese translation. Of laddish things: A new article by Ros Gillhas just been published in…

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