CCCI@City

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

CCCI at African Crossroads, Mombasa (Kenya)

On November 20th to 23rd, City’s CCCI member, Dr Jenny Mbaye, was invited to participate in the second edition of African Crossroads focused on ‘Sensing the City’ and which was taking place in Mombasa (Kenya). Funded by Hivos, African Crossroads is community of future-oriented African thinkers and doers which meets annually to exchange and critically…

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CCCI experts advise UN agency on creative economy and development

How the creative economy can help power development Andy Pratt and Toby Bennett help to organise a meeting that brought together many international experts on, and representatives of, the Creative Economy in a meeting last year in Geneva at the UNCATD HQ. A report of the meeting ¬†and key findings and recommendations has been published…

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Arts and culture in the period of social movements in Hong Kong – A critical photo-reportage from MA CPM Alumni

In the past four months, Hong Kong has been shaken up by the ongoing social movements, transforming drastically the life of citizens in every aspect. Political issues aside, it is indeed devastating to witness how the government is not trying to remedy the situation, but goes further to endorse the excessive force and brutality exercised…

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