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Rethinking Culture, Media and Creative Industries in the Era of Covid

CMCI Postgraduate Conference, King’s College London, 1-2 July 2021 CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries of King’s College London will host its first online postgraduate conference – Rethinking Culture, Media and Creative Industries in the Era of Covid – in July 2021. This year, the CMCI PGR conference will set… Continue reading Rethinking Culture, Media and Creative Industries in the Era of Covid

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Oral evidence: The future of Public Service Broadcasting

On Tuesday 17th November 2020, CMCI Professor Jeanette Steemers offered oral evidence to the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee for its inquiry on the future of public service broadcasting. In a panel together with Dr Caitriona Noonan, Senior Lecturer, Media and Communication in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies… Continue reading Oral evidence: The future of Public Service Broadcasting

Creativity & Cultural Labour, Digital Culture, Emerging Voices

Trans-Disciplinary Fieldwork and Post-Fieldwork at CMCI

Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo When I mention that I do research on dance, I am always pleased to see faces of interest, curiosity and intrigue. What is even more enthralling for me, and seemingly for those who listen to my doctoral accounts until the end, is the diversity of approaches I used during fieldwork… Continue reading Trans-Disciplinary Fieldwork and Post-Fieldwork at CMCI

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The Second’s Out

Out now: the second edition of news on the CMCI Microsite. This new edition includes five new blog posts which explore the research and thinking from staff and research students working in the Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries, here at King's College London. There are contributions from Dr Bridget Conor, Dr Roberta Comunian and Lauren England, Dr… Continue reading The Second’s Out

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CMCI Emerging Voices Conference 2019

Lauren Cantillon On Thursday 6th and Friday 7th June, the CMCI department was delighted to welcome over 100 speakers and delegates from around the world to our annual postgraduate conference, CMCI Emerging Voices. Held in Bush House, this year’s conference theme was ‘Beyond Disciplines’ – chosen by the organising committee to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of… Continue reading CMCI Emerging Voices Conference 2019

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CMCI Emerging Voices 2019: “Beyond Disciplines”

Elena Terranova and Rebecca Young  CMCI Emerging Voices is an annual conference led by PhD students at the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries (CMCI), in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London (KCL). The CMCI conference offers an opportunity for creating stimulating discussions around latest research and practices in the… Continue reading CMCI Emerging Voices 2019: “Beyond Disciplines”

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Going “Globital”: Beyond Digital Memory in Brazil

Five researchers from CMCI have just returned from Brazil after playing a leading role in a British Council funded Researcher Links initiative between six UK academic institutions and the University of Sao Paulo. The fully-funded three-day workshop entitled ‘Beyond the Digital: Collective Memory and Conflict in the Digital Age’ intensively developed research collaboration between British… Continue reading Going “Globital”: Beyond Digital Memory in Brazil

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The Titanic in Modern Memory

Richard Howells gave the keynote lecture at IAMHIST XXIV, the 24th conference of the International Association for Media and History, held this year in Copenhagen, Denmark. The conference theme was ‘Media History and Cultural Memory’, Dr Howells lectured on ‘The Titanic in Modern Memory’. He anticipated next year’s 100th anniversary of the sinking by showing… Continue reading The Titanic in Modern Memory

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New Journal, new paper

Andy is pleased to announce the publication of a new article, in a new journal: City, Culture and Society. Copies can be downloaded from this web site. The article is entitled "Creative cities: Tensions within and between social, cultural and economic development. A critical reading of the UK experience." City, Culture and Society 1:13-20. The… Continue reading New Journal, new paper

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Andy in Donostia, Gipuzkoa

Andy gave a paper at the World Urban Development Congress INTA 34 held in Oct 25-26 in San Sebastián, the Basque Country, Spain (or as the Basque locals call it Donostia, Gipuzkoa). The conference took place at the Kursaal Palace, one of the architectural highlights of the Basque country (aside from Bilbao). His paper was… Continue reading Andy in Donostia, Gipuzkoa

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A busy time for Dr. Ruth Adams…

Dr Ruth Adams has had a busy couple of weeks, squeezing in a conference paper and two publications either side of the start of the academic year. On 10 September 2010 she gave a presentation at the 9th International Colloquium on Arts, Heritage, Nonprofit and Social Marketing, which was organized by colleagues in the Department… Continue reading A busy time for Dr. Ruth Adams…

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‘Rethinking the Cultural and Creative Economy of Cities’

Andy Pratt gave a paper at the International Sociological Association’s annual meeting in Gothenberg on July 12th. Andy’s paper was entitled Rethinking the Cultural and Creative Economy of Cities and was part of a panel called “Creative Cities” after the Fall of Finance as part of the RC21 strand (Urban Sociologies) that Andy co-organised with… Continue reading ‘Rethinking the Cultural and Creative Economy of Cities’

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Dr. Ruth Adams gave a paper at the Fourth Annual Comedy Conference

Earlier this month Dr. Ruth Adams gave a paper at the Fourth Annual Comedy Conference in Manchester, 'So Funny It Hurts' - http://www.famss.salford.ac.uk/page/4th-comedy-conference-2010 Ruth gave a paper on Mike Leigh's iconic 1970s play Abigail's Party, in which she discussed - drawing on the writings of the French philospher Henri Bergson - whether this was, as… Continue reading Dr. Ruth Adams gave a paper at the Fourth Annual Comedy Conference

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Professor Andy Pratt gave papers at two conferences earlier this month.

The first was on culture and the post-industrial city, and was given at the International Congress "Postmetropolis Cerdà": Governance of the Metropolitan Regions in the 21st Century, held at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). Andy’s paper was on Urban policies and the compact city: from social segregation to the economy of culture.… Continue reading Professor Andy Pratt gave papers at two conferences earlier this month.

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Andy Pratt’s European travels

Germany: CMCI's Prof. Andy Pratt gave a keynote lecture entitled ‘The cultural economy and the creative city’ to policy makers and academics in Mannheim on March 25th. He was speaking at a Creative City Forum organised by the City Council, and was introduced by the Mayor, a key supporter of policy to support the music industry… Continue reading Andy Pratt’s European travels

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CMCI hosts Animation seminar

CMCI hosted the "Animation industry in Japan and China: insiders’ views" seminar on 18 March 2010. Prof. Leilei Li from Shenzhen University gave a presentation on the Chinese animation industry from the perspective of media, geography and policy. This was followed by a talk by Mr Daisuke Okeda on current issues of the anime industry… Continue reading CMCI hosts Animation seminar

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Can the Arts Save the Economy?

Centre Director Dr Richard Howells' contribution to the Battle of Ideas debate on "Can the Arts Save The Economy" is now available via online audio at: http://www.battleofideas.org.uk/index.php/2009/session_detail/2548/ The event was held at the Royal College of Art in London: joining the discussion with Richard were James Boyle, former controller of BBC Radio 4, Angus Kennedy,… Continue reading Can the Arts Save the Economy?

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Andy’s Swiss Role

CMCI’s Professor Andy Pratt is recently back from Geneva, where he was attending an expert meeting on “Developing guidelines to assess the economic, social and cultural impact of intellectual property in the creative industries” at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (an agency of the United Nations). It is hoped that this group will develop means… Continue reading Andy’s Swiss Role

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Myth, Film and Memory

CMCI PhD student Wendy Burke presented her research paper ‘Myth, memory and re-writing the past in film: The shifting image of resistance and collaboration in Dutch films about World War Two from the 1960s and 1970s’ at the UCL Centre for European Studies Symposium ‘Transitions: European Communities of Experience and Memory’. Lost in CCI understands… Continue reading Myth, Film and Memory

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Intellectuals in the media

One of the year's major events in the MA Cultural and Creative Industries calendar took place on Friday 2 November - the conference I'm An Intellectual: Get Me Out Of Here!, jointly hosted by King's College London and the Radio Academy. The day-long conference, held in a plush BBC conference room overlooking Marylebone High Street,… Continue reading Intellectuals in the media

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Between Culture and Capital

Between Culture and Capital: Art, Institutions and Corporate Patronage is a two-day conference taking place on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 October 2007 at the Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN. The conference "examine[s] conditions under which cultural capital is produced and traded in relationships between art,… Continue reading Between Culture and Capital

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Symposium in cultural policy and management

Lost In CCI recently received this call for papers... REVEALING ALL 2: The second annual symposium for research students in cultural policy and management The Department of Cultural Policy and Management, City University and the Department of Drama, MA Arts Management and Cultural Policy, Goldsmiths College, University of London, are hosting the second annual research… Continue reading Symposium in cultural policy and management

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Too many festivals?

The number of cultural festivals and carnivals has seen huge growth in recent years. A free one-day seminar at City University, 9.00am - 7.00pm, Friday 26 October 2007, entitled Exploring Festival Economies, will look into this phenomenon, including • economic impact, tourism, and urban regeneration • management, professionalisation, and commodification • funding, sponsorship, and cultural… Continue reading Too many festivals?

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Creative work: all it’s cracked up to be?

Creative Work is the title of a symposium organised by the Cultural and Media Industries Research Centre (CuMIRC) at the University of Leeds for 18th October 2007. The symposium will question the notion that the creative industries are 'not just economically beneficial but represent a new relation between work and individual fulfilment', a 'liberating force,… Continue reading Creative work: all it’s cracked up to be?