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Research Funding Success for CMCI Doctoral Students

Two research projects led by PhD students at the Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries have won financial support from the King’s Cultural Institute’s Collaborative Innovation Scheme. Toby Bennett will be working in collaboration with UK Music to improve awareness of shared challenges and mutual communications between education and the music industry. For more… Continue reading Research Funding Success for CMCI Doctoral Students

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Our Biggest Fans

CMCI’s "fandom/fan culture" student workshop proved a huge success, with ardent fans gathering to talk about their motivation, excitement, online activities and communities. Organised and led by fans themselves, the students discussed how the enthusiasm found in popular culture could be transferred to public cultural arenas such as museums. Could museums create fandom?

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Henrik in Budapest

CMCI PhD student Henrik Lindén has given a research paper at The Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society, held at the Eötvös Lorànd University in Budapest. His paper was: titled "Analysing Newspaper Art Reviews: A Critical Discourse Analysis Approach" and his conference participation was funded by the King's Graduate School through a Conference… Continue reading Henrik in Budapest

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Greek Photography Opportunity

Our colleagues in the KCL Centre for Hellenic Studies are setting up an exhibition of photographs on loan from the Benaki Museum in Athens. The focus is on the pioneering Greek photographer Voula Papaioannou. The exhibition is called: “The Human Price of War” and coincides with the centre’s four day conference “Greek (Hi)stories through the… Continue reading Greek Photography Opportunity

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Recent MA CCI Student Ichtertz Scores Gig With Sundance Film Festival

Katie Ichtertz, who just finished the MA CCI programme last month, has passed on the word to Lost In CCI that she has been hired to work from November to February as the coordinator of the World Documentary and New Frontier categories for the world-famous Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, in the United… Continue reading Recent MA CCI Student Ichtertz Scores Gig With Sundance Film Festival

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MA CCI student Aki Koike gets involved in The Surreal House exhibition

Current MA CCI student Aki Koike, who is doing her internship at the Barbican, has been getting involved with organising the new exhibition entitled The Surreal House. The exhibition focuses on visual arts, film, architecture and surrealism and will include events such as: House of Fear Thu 8, July 6.30pm and Le Corbusier and Surrealism,… Continue reading MA CCI student Aki Koike gets involved in The Surreal House exhibition

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CMCI PhD Student Appointed Editor of the London Journal of Tourism, Sport and the Creative Industries

Nicole Ferdinand, PhD student at CMCI, has been recently been appointed editor of the London Journal of Tourism, Sport and the Creative Industries (LJTSCI) and has just published her first edition of the journal, which focused exclusively on young researchers. Articles were written by early career academics, PhD and Masters’ students. As an early career… Continue reading CMCI PhD Student Appointed Editor of the London Journal of Tourism, Sport and the Creative Industries

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Merry Christmas, Dr Burke

It’s an especially merry Christmas for CMCI postgraduate research student Wendy Burke, who has sailed though her viva (with no corrections!) to be awarded her PhD. Wendy’s thesis: “A Dutch occupation: The representation of World War Two in films from the Netherlands, 1962 to 1986”, analysed the films as reflections of the underlying concerns of… Continue reading Merry Christmas, Dr Burke

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Chinese MA CCI students win BBC quiz

Congratulations to the team of 13 Chinese MA Cultural and Creative Industries students, pictured left, who won a BBC Chinese Service quiz on Friday 30 October, beating stiff competition from Imperial College, the Cass Business School, the University of Westminster and City University. The quiz, which featured questions about life in the UK, was filmed,… Continue reading Chinese MA CCI students win BBC quiz