Research Seminars

Academic Year 2020-21

Please check this page regularly for more details of upcoming seminars. Our research seminars will take place online until further notice. Follow the link provided for each seminar to register to attend.

CMCI ‘Cultural Renewal’ Research Seminars


March Wednesday 24th 2021, 16:00-17:30 (GMT) 

Dr. Hye-Kyung Lee (Culture, Media and Creative Industries, King’s College London) 

Supporting the cultural industries using venture capital

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February 3rd, 2021, 4-6pm (GMT) 

Dr. Wendy Willems (The London School of Economics and Political Science)

Beyond platform-centrism and digital universalism: the relational affordances of mobile social media publics 

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December 9th, 4-6pm (UK time) 

Gabriel Menotti (Lecturer in Film Editing & Multimedia, Federal University of Espírito Santo) and Virginia Crisp (Lecturer in Cultural & Creative Industries, King’s College, London) and other contributors

Book launch: Practices of Projection: Histories and Technologies 

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November 25th,  2-3:30pm (UK time)

Dr. Sangjoon Lee (Assistant Professor of Asian cinema, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Southeast Asian Film Festival, US Cultural Diplomacy, and the Cultural Cold War in Asia 

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November 18th,  4-6pm (UK time)

The Care Collective (Andreas Chatzidakis, Jamie Hakim, Jo Littler, Catherine Rottenberg, Lynne Segal)

Care manifesto  

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November 11th,  4-6pm  (UK time)

Elliott H. Powell (Beverly and Richard Fink Professor of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota)

Miles on the Other Side: The Queer and Cross-Racial Coalitional Politics of Miles Davis

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October 14th,  4-6pm (UK time)  

Ursula Huws (Professor of Labour and Globalisation, University of Hertfordshire)

In Conversation: Digital Labour in the Covid Age 

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CMCI ‘Asian Cultural Policy’ Research Seminars

June 22nd 2021, 12-13.30 (UK Time)

Ms. Kaori Takahashi (assistant professor, Centre for Statistics and Information, Rikkyo University, Tokyo). 

Plural definitions of “professional artists” within the realm of cultural policy in Japan: how to decide who should be supported

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June 16th, 2021, 12-13.30 (UK Time)

Dr Max WL Wong (Assistant Professor and Director of the Global Creative Industries Programme, University of Hong Kong)

Contesting Cultural Politics under Covid-19 Pandemic in Hong Kong

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June 9th, 2021, 12-13.30 (UK Time)

Justin O’Connor (Professor of Cultural Economy, University of South Australia)

‘Red Creative’: conversation with Justine O’Connor on the creative industries, modernity and culture in China 

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June 2nd, 2021, 12-13.30 (Uk time)

Dal Yong Jin (SFU Professor)

Myths, Fallacies, and the Korean Wave in the Global Cultural Sphere

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November 25th, 1-2.15 (UK time)

Xiqing Zheng (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

Disciplined Fandom between Queerbaiting and “Survival Instincts”

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November 4th, 1-2pm (UK Time)

Michelle Loh (Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore)

Changing definitions of multiculturalism in the arts in Singapore

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July 8th, 1-2.30pm (UK Time)

Meng-Yu LAI (Birkbeck College, University of London) 

Cultural Policy and the Performing Arts in Taiwan

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June 25th, 1-2.30pm (UK Time)

Phitchakan Chuangchai (Thammasat University in Bangkok) 

The Creative City: a sugar-coated policy in the SE Asian second-tier cities?

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Methods Online Series


December 16th, 2020, 1-2pm (GMT)

Rianna Walcott 

Critical Techno-Cultural Discourse Analysis and conducting online interviews  

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25th November, 13.00-14.00 GMT

Andong Li (CMCI PhD Researcher)

Doing Online Focus Groups in the Covid-19 Pandemic

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16th November, 2.30-3.30 GMT

Katrin Schindel (CMCI PhD Researcher)  

Using Facebook as Focus Group Tool

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30th October, 2.30-3.30 GMT

Myriam Fellous-Sigrist (DDH PhD researcher)

Conducting an online survey

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21st October, 12-1 GMT

Taylor Annabell (CMCI PhD researcher)

Exploring digital memory work: a methodological journey

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