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

Intergovernmental meeting on culture: Andy Pratt gives keynote

Andy Pratt gave the keynote lecture that launched the ‘8th Inter- American Meeting of Ministers of Culture’ in Bridgetown, Barbados last week. The meeting, under the auspices of the Organisation of American states, hosted the Ministers of culture from 35 states in the Americas (South/Central America, Caribbean, and North America). Andy spoke about ‘Understanding and…

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MA CPM Alumni Clelia Calabro to win a prize with her Entrepikit

On September 23rd, former MA CPM student Clelia Calabro won the prestigious Singapreneur prize for best business start up idea, along with seed funding. Her Entreprekit is an online course designed to teach young people entrepreneurial skills. While choosing the elective module ‘Digital Product Innovation’ led by Patrick Brindle (Journalism/Publishing), Clelia designed for her final assessment…

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NEF meritocracy podcast

Jo Littler recently appeared as a guest, together with Sam Friedman from the LSE, on the New Economics Foundation’s ‘ Weekly Economics Podcast’ to discuss meritocracy. You can listen to them both talk to each other and presenter Ayeisha Thomas-Smith here

Care collective talks

Together with Catherine Rottenberg, Jamie Hakim, Andreas Chatzidakis and Lynne Segal, Jo Littler is part of the ‘Care Collective’ which is working on an interdisciplinary project to retheorise and revalue care. They have been invited to give a range of talks over the past few months, including in Norway, together with Bev Skeggs, who is…

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Journal office moves to City

The leading international academic journal ‘City, Culture and Society’ has moved its headquarters to City. Andy Pratt was a founding Editor of the Journal more than 10 years ago. The editorial office was previously based on Osaka, Japan reflecting the foundation team and the aim of the journal to establish itself outside the North America/European…

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