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

Aysegul Kesimoglu presents on Modernisation & Taste at the ‘Food in Society and Culture’ Conference

Aysegul was away last week at a conference in Helsinki (4 – 6 May 2015). The conference, which had a specific focus on food, culture and society, was called ‘Food in Society and Culture – Research across the Social Sciences and the Humanities‘. The interdisciplinary conference was a perfect opportunity to meet researchers from across…

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Selfie humanitarianism: new journal article for Ros

Ros Gill is a contributor to a fascinating  new special issue of the media and cultural studies journal Continuum on “post girl power”. Edited by Anita Harris and Amy Dobson (from Monash and Queensland) the collection poses the question of whether we are now “post” the “girl power” that animated the 1990s and first decade of…

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Andy Pratt participated in a multidisciplinary workshop held in Berlin, at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS) Research Department “Dynamics of Economic Spaces“ . The workshop was focused on CREATIVITY IN ARTS AND SCIENCES: COLLECTIVE PROCESSES FROM A SPATIAL PERSPECTIVE  7-8 May. Andy’s presentation drew upon work that he has been…

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