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

A Typology of Academic Journals

Dr Casey Brienza’s latest article, titled ‘Activism, Legitimation, or Record: Towards a New Tripartite Typology of Academic Journals’, has just been published in the January 2015 issue of Journal of Scholarly Publishing. The article aims to develop a systematic typology of academic journals based on their intended social purpose, both within and beyond the academy and…

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Congratulations Dr Feldman!

Christmas came early for Zeena Feldman on Dec 16th when she passed her PhD viva with no corrections! Zeena’s PhD was entitled ‘Articulating belonging online:, social media and passion based social networking technology’. It was supervised by Dr Jo Littler, and the thesis was examined by Prof Ros Gill, and Prof Tim Jordan (Sussex)….

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Creativity, Music and Institutions

Andy gave a paper at the workshop ‘Creativity and Institutions’ on 9 December held in the Faculty of Music, and the Centre for Intellectual Property and Law at the University of Cambridge, which was organised by Dr Ananay Aguilar who is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow. Andy gave a paper entitled ‘Creativity and Institutions not Individual Genius’ which develops work…

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A publishing event with Andy Pratt and Chris Rojek

SASS Research Students’ Community (RSC) organized a colloquial panel with Prof. Chris Rojek from Sociology and Prof. Andy C. Pratt from Culture, and Creative Industries last week to mark the end of the term and the upcoming festive season. With the REF results of 2014 shortly coming in as well, the event proved to be…

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Academic Career Advice at Inside Higher Ed

Dr Casey Brienza has penned a contribution to the online higher education periodical Inside Higher Ed on ‘Why You (Yes, You!) Should Write Book Reviews.’ She writes: Book reviews should not, in my view, be understood as a matter of individual profit and/or loss. They are, rather, for the collective good; they are important voluntary inputs…

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