CCCI@City

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

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: https://encatccongress.org/theme Programme overview: https://encatccongress.org/programme/ Keynote: https://encatccongress.org/speakers/ Profiles of the speakers: https://encatccongress.org/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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Russian Creativity Week 2021

Andy Pratt joined a panel at Russian Creativity week 2021 held in Moscow. Andy spoke about his work on creative hubs and policy based on his global experience. The moderator of the session is Maya Svistukhina, General Director of the Creative Laboratory «Design Territory». The other panellists were heads of the largest creative hubs in Russia:…

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Artists’ labour markets

Andy spoke on a panel at the Association of Cultural Economics International which was held (virtually) in Warsaw, Poland on July 6. The panel was entitled “The influence of cultural economics on the current cultural policies towards artists and creators”. The other panelists were Dortoa IIczuk (who was chairing and presenting), Emilia Cholewicka, Karol Borowiecki,…

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Smart Cities

Andy Pratt give a keynote paper at a symposium organised by Zurich School of Art, and Tokyo University  of Art, Zurich Centre for Creative Economies, and the Swiss Embassy in Tokyo on Smart Cities on July 3-4th. The symposium consisted of a number of papers by Swiss and Japanese academics debating the future of the…

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Andy at Barcelona-Montreal Creativity Summer School

Andy gave a keynote at the Summer School of Creativity organised by the University of Barcelona Business School, and HEC Montreal on 28th June. Andy’s intervention was in a strand on The future of events and places, and his paper was entitled “Revisiting the role of creatives & artists”. The paper argued that the Covid-19…

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Creative Economy Anew – building back better

On June 17th, Jenny Mbaye was invited to participate in a panel conversation along Isabelle Durant (Secretary General a.i. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Gilles Bazelaire (Director KIKK Festival Namur; Belgium) organised in partnership with UNCTAD, the UNESCO Liaison Office in Geneva and the Délégation générale Wallonie-Bruxelles in Geneva (Belgium). This…

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The future of heritage

Andy Pratt was on a panel at an event held (virtually) in Sao Paulo last week discussing the approaches to heritage economics. Andy Pratt spoke about” Toward circular governance in the culture and creative economy: learning the lessons from the circular economy and environment” and he was joined by other leaders in the field: Christian Ost (Belgium),…

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