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

Jenny features on the UNESCO Convention 2005’s new promotional video

During UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention 2005 on December 15th 2016, the Section on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions presented a recently produced short film on the SIDA funded project “Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions”, delivered in 12 countries (Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Colombia, Cuba, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Morocco, Senegal,…

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Janet presented at 1st International RGCS Symposium in Paris

Last week, Janet took part in the 1st International RGCS Symposium “Work and Workplace Transformations: Between Communities, Doing, and Entrepreneurship” in Paris. She presented a paper on Co-working: Between an emancipatory practice for precarious freelance labour and the commercialization of collaborative work communities and chaired a paper session. RGCS (research group on collaborative work spaces)…

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Yvonne Ehrstein’s report on feminist film & Q&A

CCI PhD candidate Yvonne Ehrstein has written a report about the screening at City of the film She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry and the lively Q&A after it. Read her report  here


On Friday, Janet was part of a panel debate on the past, present, and future of independent arts and cultural spaces in Berlin Mitte – Berlin’s central inner-city district that is mainly characterized by high arts cultural infrastructure investments from national and regional cultural policies and subject to successive rounds of redevelopment and waves of…

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