Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Working in the Civil Service: An interview with Emily Penn

by Kirsty Warner For this week’s Alumni interview, I caught up with Emily Penn, the Policy Lead for Data at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to find out about her career post-MA, and to discuss the skills needed to succeed in this role. Emily Penn is an expert in policy and… Continue reading Working in the Civil Service: An interview with Emily Penn

conferences, Emerging Voices

CMCI Emerging Voices 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS“RETURN”‘To come or go back to a place, person or condition’ The PhD student community at the Department of Culture, Media andCreative Industries (CMCI), in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London (KCL) is pleased to open the call for papers for this year’s PGR Symposium. When: Wednesday, 29th June 2022Where: Strand Campus, King’s College London WC2B 4BG, LondonAbstract submission… Continue reading CMCI Emerging Voices 2022

Alumni, Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries

Interview with Dr Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo

by Kirsty Warner In the latest post of the Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Dr Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo, to find out why he chose CMCI's Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries course and more about his academic journey, as well as what he is currently working on. Camilo Sol Inti… Continue reading Interview with Dr Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo

Alumni, Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries

Interview with Dr Nicole Ferdinand

by Kirsty Warner For the next post in the Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Nicole Ferdinand to find out, among other things, why she chose CMCI's Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries course and how it prepared her for her current role. Dr Nicole Ferdinand is an expert in international marketing, festival… Continue reading Interview with Dr Nicole Ferdinand

conferences, Emerging Voices

CREATIVE LABOUR AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

Day Two: Friday 2nd July, 10am-15.15pm (BST)    Panel 1 - Transformations in cultural institutions  10.15-11.15am Chair: Kirsty Warner, King’s College London   Stella Toonen, King’s College London Co-creation in Covid time: Opportunities for change in museums  Abstract: Co-creation has become a prevalent term in the museum sector, but many museums are still hesitant to share power with communities, give away control and work without predetermined outcomes.… Continue reading CREATIVE LABOUR AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

conferences, Emerging Voices

CONSUMPTION, DIGITAL CULTURE AND MEMORY

CMCI Emerging Voices Conference 2021 Programme Rethinking Culture, Media and Creative Industries in the Era of Covid  Day One: Thursday 1st July, 10am-15.15pm (BST)   Keynote speaker: Dr Wing-Fai Leung, King's College London  10.00-10.45 am  Asian Body and the Virus: Decolonisation of Knowledge Production as a Method  Abstract: The global pandemic has changed the academia from e-conference, curtailed and cancelled fieldwork to numerous… Continue reading CONSUMPTION, DIGITAL CULTURE AND MEMORY

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Interview with Danielle Green

by Kirsty Warner On Wednesday 3rd March, the Arts and Humanities Alumni Panel saw four panelists gather to discuss the growing variety of routes into different creative careers. Danielle Green, the Associate Director of Annual Giving for NYU Stern School of Business was one member of this panel discussion.  Danielle Green is a fundraising and… Continue reading Interview with Danielle Green

articles, students

CMCI Careers Event: Building a Career in a Sector in Transition: Employability, Resilience and the CMCI

On Thursday 1st April, the CMCI Careers Committee hosted their second event of the week, which was orientated around the importance of resilience within the CMCIs, and how to navigate the sector whilst it is in transition. Within the discussion, we were lucky to host three professionals with diverse career histories: Marine Van Schoonbeck, who… Continue reading CMCI Careers Event: Building a Career in a Sector in Transition: Employability, Resilience and the CMCI

Creative Economy & Cultures of Production, Creativity & Cultural Labour, Digital Culture

Creative Higher Education and the impact of Covid-19

Dr Roberta Comunian, Dr Tamsyn Dent and Dr Lauren England Dr Roberta Comunian, Dr Tamsyn Dent and Dr Lauren England have launched this week a new website and research project – in collaboration with the H2020 funded project DISCE (Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Creative Economies). The project entitled ‘Creative Higher Education and the impact of… Continue reading Creative Higher Education and the impact of Covid-19

Audiences, Participation & Engagement, Creativity & Cultural Labour

Gigabitesback – CMCI community – sharing resilience

CMCI Gigabites team At a time like this, our first thoughts are for everyone’s health and wellbeing. We are a community of students, staff and alumni drawn from many parts of the world, and our experiences of the current crisis will take many forms depending on our own circumstances and current conditions of ’social distancing’… Continue reading Gigabitesback – CMCI community – sharing resilience

News, Uncategorized

Guardian proclaims Duke Ellington’s America an “impressive book”

Over last weekend, both the Guardian and the Independent published reviews of the newly released paperback edition of Duke Ellington's America (University of Chicago Press) by CMCI's own Dr. Harvey G. Cohen. For a look at the front and back cover of the book, click on the graphic attached to this post. Guardian reviewer John… Continue reading Guardian proclaims Duke Ellington’s America an “impressive book”