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

Congratulations Dr Jiun-Yi Wu!

Congratulations to Jiun-Yi Wu who has been awarded his PhD today, subject to some corrections. Jiun-Yi was supervised by Prof Andy Pratt and Dr Jenny Mbaye, and his external examiner was Dr Tarek Virani from UWE, and Dr Diana Yeh was the internal examiner. Both were complementary about the thesis and its innovative focus on…

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congratulations Dr Matias Hernandez Munoz

Congratulations to Matias who has passed his PhD viva today. Awarded a PhD in Culture, and the Creative Industries. Entitled “The Cultural Workforce in Chile: Probabilistic and Predictive Models to Identify and Improve their Socioeconomic Situation’ it was examined by Prof Lluis Bonet (University of Barcelona), and Dr Andrej Srakar (University of Ljubljana). The examiners were very complementary on the innovative and ambitious thesis and they looked for ward to publications and policy debates…

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The view from Izmir

Andy made a  contribution to the Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF) held online on 1-2-3 October 2021 in Izmir, Turkey. The session was entitled “Authenti-city: How a symbol is born “. Andy spoke about image and place marketing as the enemy of the truly ‘creative city’. Andy was very pleased to attend as Asli Ceylan Oner was…

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Andy at the Zurich School of Art (ZHDK)

Andy Pratt has a visiting fellowship this year at the Zurich School of Art; he is participating in a number of events, and engaging in research projects, and knowledge transfer activities with colleagues there. He made an initial visit in September where as part of his visit he provided the keynote at a conference (the…

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Andy in Lisbon: MIL

Andy visited Lisbao to participate in a conference on the music industry: MIL. The conference had a ‘by day’ sessions on aspects of policy, practice and theory of the live music scene; and ‘by night’ live performance of many bands. It was a wonderful collection of music and debate. The event took place at the…

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Andy in Vienna

Andy Pratt visited Vienna (in real life!) to attend the first meeting of the H2020 CICERONE project, which City is part of, in 18 months. This was a particularly trying time because all of the fieldwork of the project had to be conducted in the period of the pandemic. The meeting in Vienna was hosted…

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Artists in the spotlight! In search of new agendas for education and research in the cultural management and policy field

Andy Pratt contributed to a panel discussion 19 October during the 2021 ENCATC Digital Congress“Artists in the spotlight! In search of new agendas for education and research in the cultural management and policy field” (19-22 October). Congress theme: Programme overview: Keynote: Profiles of the speakers: Andy was responding to Prof Lucianna Lazzeretti‘s…

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2021 Fellowship Laureate Rod Fisher

2021 Fellowship Laureate Rod Fisher Associate Lecturer and Researcher at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (ex-City University, who helped establish the MA CPM) ENCATC Fellowship: This Award is the only international public recognition of its kind bestowed for developing and maintaining an innovative yet consistent approach and commitment to positive change and remarkable and visionary leadership,…

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