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

CCCI at Goldsmiths’ Music Research Series

On February 26th, Dr Jenny Mbaye from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries (CCCI) was invited to give a talk at Goldsmiths, University of London, as part of the Music Research Series. Her presentation entitled ‘Cultivating Hip H(P)op Music Borderlands in Research’ focused on relational thinking in theory and practice to explore and…

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Jo does keynote at UCU Cradle to Grave conference

Dr Jo Littler from CCCI gave a keynote at the UCU (University and College Union) national conference held in Manchester last Saturday. The ‘Cradle to Grave’ conference brought together several hundred FE and HE lecturers and activists to discuss issues affecting the educational sector and the idea of a National Education Service (ie an NHS…

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Emotions and Capitalism event, Oxford

Dr Jo Littler of CCCI was an invited speaker at the ‘Emotions and Capitalism’ day event recently run by geography scholars at Christ Church, Oxford. The panels were thematically organised by¬† different emotions and papers explored how capitalism used, generated and exploited them. Jo’s paper was on entrepreneurial excitement, and examined the transition between excitement…

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EU/UNESCO Expert Facility Inception Meeting in Bangkok – CCCI Jenny Mbaye & 3 CPM alumni!

On February 12th to 14th, Dr Jenny Mbaye was invited to take part in the inception meeting of the EU/UNESCO Expert Facility held in Bangkok, Thailand. Within the framework of the initiative ‘EU/UNESCO Expert Facility on the Governance of Culture in Developing Countries: Creating a new regulatory environment for the cultural and creative industries and…

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Jenny gives Faculty Colloquium in Cambridge

On January 30th, Dr Jenny Mbaye was invited to give a talk to the Faculty of Music of the University of Cambridge as part of their Faculty Colloquium Series. The Colloquium series is the main opportunity for members of the Faculty of Music, researchers from other departments, and the general public to come together and…

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