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

Diana Yeh’s research made into a series of short films

Diana Yeh’s research project on racial inequalities in the creative and cultural industries is entitled BEAST: British East Asians on Screen and in Television, and has been funded by the Department of Sociology, City. Through collaboration with the award-winning independent film-maker Rosa Fong, and the actors Jennifer Lim, Siu Hun Li and Colin Ryan, verbatim…

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The LYC Museum as Practice symposium, Manchester Art Gallery

In March, Diana Yeh was invited to speak at the international LYC Museum & Art Gallery and the Museum as Practice symposium held at Manchester Art Gallery alongside a range of art historians, curators and museum directors. The symposium accompanied the exhibition Speech Acts: Reflection-Imagination-Repetition, curated by Hammad Nasar, with Kate Jesson, and reflected a…

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Creative Hubs in Question: new book from Ros and Andy

Ros and Andy are please to announce the publication of their new edited book (along with Tarek Virani) on Creative Hubs. The book arose out of the AHRC research project on creative hubs in London, plus research Andy, Tarek and Janet Merkel did with the British Council on Creative Hubs, and as part of Ros’s…

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Tribute to Debbie Dickinson

Our tribute to Debbie Dickinson can be read here

Debbie Dickinson

We are deeply saddened to announce that we have lost our beloved colleague and friend, Debbie Dickinson, who died at the weekend. Debbie pioneered creative industry teaching at City and was hugely generous and supportive to both students and staff. We will miss her terribly.

CCCI at Goldsmiths’ Music Research Series

On February 26th, Dr Jenny Mbaye from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries (CCCI) was invited to give a talk at Goldsmiths, University of London, as part of the Music Research Series. Her presentation entitled ‘Cultivating Hip H(P)op Music Borderlands in Research’ focused on relational thinking in theory and practice to explore and…

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Jo does keynote at UCU Cradle to Grave conference

Dr Jo Littler from CCCI gave a keynote at the UCU (University and College Union) national conference held in Manchester last Saturday. The ‘Cradle to Grave’ conference brought together several hundred FE and HE lecturers and activists to discuss issues affecting the educational sector and the idea of a National Education Service (ie an NHS…

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Emotions and Capitalism event, Oxford

Dr Jo Littler of CCCI was an invited speaker at the ‘Emotions and Capitalism’ day event recently run by geography scholars at Christ Church, Oxford. The panels were thematically organised by  different emotions and papers explored how capitalism used, generated and exploited them. Jo’s paper was on entrepreneurial excitement, and examined the transition between excitement…

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EU/UNESCO Expert Facility Inception Meeting in Bangkok – CCCI Jenny Mbaye & 3 CPM alumni!

On February 12th to 14th, Dr Jenny Mbaye was invited to take part in the inception meeting of the EU/UNESCO Expert Facility held in Bangkok, Thailand. Within the framework of the initiative ‘EU/UNESCO Expert Facility on the Governance of Culture in Developing Countries: Creating a new regulatory environment for the cultural and creative industries and…

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Jenny gives Faculty Colloquium in Cambridge

On January 30th, Dr Jenny Mbaye was invited to give a talk to the Faculty of Music of the University of Cambridge as part of their Faculty Colloquium Series. The Colloquium series is the main opportunity for members of the Faculty of Music, researchers from other departments, and the general public to come together and…

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