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

Creative Cities in Glasgow

On 30th April 2015 Cecilia Dinardi delivered a presentation on ‘Creative Cities’ as one of the four speakers in the Leading Early Career Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Symposium, a full-day event organised by the Urban Studies Foundation at the University of Glasgow. Prof Andy Pratt, Cecilia’s Mentor, provided a commentary on her work. Invited at the…

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Casey speaks at Manga at a Crossroads Symposium

Earlier this month Dr Casey Brienza participated in a symposium held at the Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. The afternoon event coincided with the opening of the traveling exhibit, World of Shojo Manga! Mirrors of Girls’ Desires. Casey gave a talk on ‘Global Manga: “Japanese” Comics without Japan?,’ based upon an…

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Digital Media & Society Book Reviews

LSE Review of Books has published two book reviews written by Dr Casey Brienza this month: Ethnography for the Internet: Embedded, Embodied and Everyday by Christine Hine and Pressed for Time: The Acceleration of Life in Digital Capitalism by Judy Wajcman. The former is reported to be the #2 Most Popular This Month on the…

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Featured Article in Informed Librarian Online

The April 2015 issue of the Informed Librarian Online featured Dr Casey Brienza’s recent article for Journal of Scholarly Publishing, titled “Activism, Legitimation, or Record: Towards a New Tripartite Typology of Academic Journals.” The full text of the article was made available to subcribers.

CCI Staff speak at the Association of American Geographers’ (AAG) Annual Meeting in Chicago

CCI staff were busy in the final week of April presenting their work to an international audience at the American Association of Geographer’s annual conference in Chicago. A strange place to present one’s work, but there is an active debate in the geography discipline about cities and the creative economy; moreover, geographers have very porous…

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Deconstructing Sexism Event – abstracts available, register now

The British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL) 8th BAAL Language, Gender and Sexuality Special Interest Group Annual Event (Previously GaLSIG)    Deconstructing Sexism: What can we learn from different approaches and disciplines?   *** REGISTER NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!  *** ABSTRACTS AVAILABLE HERE Date: Friday 8th May 2015, 10am-6pm   Place: City University London, room AG07, College Building, St…

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Spaces and Networks: Young People’s Creativity: 6.30pm, Tuesday 12th May 2015, followed by a wine reception

Spaces and Networks: Young People’s Creativity, a public lecture by Professor Néstor García Canclini A great event not to be missed and a unique opportunity to see Prof. García Canclini in London. 6.30pm, Tuesday 12th May 2015, followed by a wine reception Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tait Building, City University London, EC1V 0HB Free, but…

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Co-operatives in the Cultural Industries Roundtable and Recording

Earlier this month CCI hosted a roundtable discussion on Co-operatives in the Cultural Industries. A recording of the discussion has been published in the open access journal TripleC and can be downloaded here The roundtable discussed the potentials and limits of worker co-operatives as an alternative way of organizing cultural work. It explored how worker…

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A Spring Event on “Viva & Upgrade” by SASS Research Students’ Community

The Ugrade and the Viva are significant steps during the course of a PhD, which can get daunting and stressful for PhD students. They both lead to different set of expectations and apprehensions: Will your fieldwork go as planned? Who will be your review or external supervisor? Now that you are so close to the…

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Kate Mattocks speaks at Political Studies Association’s annual conference

Last week, department PhD student Kate Mattocks presented a paper at the Political Studies Association’s annual conference in Sheffield. The paper, European Union cultural policy and the Open Method of Coordination: examining the main roles of the Commission, Council, and Member States, presented some preliminary results of her fieldwork. As the Communications Officer of the PSA’s Graduate Network,…

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