Creativity & Cultural Labour, Cultures of Creativity

AHRC Award for African Hub for Sustainable Creative Economies

Dr Roberta Comunian & Dr Lauren England We are delighted to announce that Dr Roberta Comunian (CMCI, KCL), Dr Lauren England (CMCI, KCL) and Dr Brian Hracs (University of Southampton) have been awarded an AHRC Follow-on Funding for Impact and Engagement grant to develop an African Hub for Sustainable Creative Economies. They will be working in partnership with… Continue reading AHRC Award for African Hub for Sustainable Creative Economies

Audiences, Participation & Engagement, Digital Culture, Mediated Memory, Memory & Heritage

New Chapter: Fandom: Historicized Fandom and the Conversation between East and West Perspectives

Erika Ningxin Wang The chapter I have co-authored with Dr Eleonora Benecchi, Università della Svizzera Italiana, discusses the transformation of the concept of "Fandom" before and after the digital age, and the conversation between East and West. It is included in the book Digital Roots: Historicizing Media and Communication Concepts of the Digital Age, part… Continue reading New Chapter: Fandom: Historicized Fandom and the Conversation between East and West Perspectives

Digital Culture, Memory & Heritage

Reflections on the Cultural Memory Group: Forgetting in the Digital Media Ecology

Taylor Annabell   At a recent session of the Culture Memory Group, Professor Andrew Hoskins from the University of Glasgow invited us to consider the significance of forgetting in understanding memory and in particular, approaching memory in the digital media ecology.  In my PhD project I have followed the path of memory studies in focusing on memory… Continue reading Reflections on the Cultural Memory Group: Forgetting in the Digital Media Ecology