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

Matias’s funding success!

Matías A. Muñoz Hernández – PhD candidate in Cultural Policies at City, University of London, and internally funded with a fee waiver – was recently awarded a scholarship of £25,000. The funding source, which is called ´Becas Chile Crea 2019´, is provided by the Chilean Ministry of Culture. See Thesis title: Collaborative Funding Mechanisms for…

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Last cohort of BACCI graduation!

On July 17th, the last cohort of the UK pioneer programme BA in Cultural and Creative Industries (BACCI) graduated in a ceremony at the Barbican Centre. While now suspended, this very international BA programme, part of the Centre for Culture and the Creative industries has effectively trained students in developing knowledge and critical understanding of…

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Organised creativity in Berlin

Andy attended a conference at the Frei Universitat in Berlin this week. It was linked to a large research project managed by Prof Jorg Sydow on the creative industries from the perspectives of economics and management studies. The seminar over two days was a great example of ‘slow academia’ all papers had a discussant and…

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Blue Plaque for Chiang Yee

Diana was invited to speak at ‘The Silent Traveller: Chiang Yee in Britain 1933-55 Symposium’, organised to mark the unveiling of his blue plaque in Oxford. She spoke alongside writers such as Paul French and Frances Wood and academics such as Sarah Cheang, Da Zheng and Anne Witchard, with a paper was entitled ‘Chiang Yee and Shih-I Hsiung:…

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The Global East

In June, Diana was invited to speak at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art 50th Anniversary conference,The Art World: Past, Present, Future 1969–2019. She contributed a paper entitled ‘Li Yuan-chia’s Cosmologies since the 1960s: Tracings through Space, Life and Time’ to the panel‘The Global East: Trajectories of Space and Time in Asian Art since the Late…

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