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

Jenny Mbaye at the LSE Africa Summit 2018

On April 21st, Dr Jenny Mbaye was invited to moderate a panel on ‘Creative Industries’ at the Africa Summit 2018 taking place at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Directly following the opening keynote of H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, the interactive panel welcomed contributions from pioneer entrepreneurs…

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CCCI at AAG New Orleans

On April 10th-14th, two CCCI representatives, Prof Andy Pratt and Dr Jenny Mbaye, co-organised with ex-CCCI colleague now based at Goldsmith University, Dr Cecilia Dinardi, an interactive panel at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) taking place in New Orleans. As part of of the series ‘Public Engagement in Geography’, the…

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Andy advises the Kazakstan city mayors on cultural employment mapping

Prof Andy Pratt returned to Astana this week to brief local academics on a creative economy mapping exercise. This is using the methodology that Andy developed both for DCMS and UNESCO to measure cultural employment. The request was supported by the British Council who are advising the Kazak mayors on this issue. Andy visited Astana…

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Andy Pratt briefs European MPs on culture and regeneration

Prof Andy Pratt has been asked to draft a report on Culture, Heritage and Economic development for the Council of Europe. The initiative was prompted by Lord Dundee, the rapporteur for the CoE on the Culture, Science and Education Committee, on the Culture, Diversity and Heritage sub-committee. Andy began this process 6 months ago with…

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