CKC 2019: Rethinking, Resisting and Reimagining the Creative City Conference

Date: 12 September - 13 September 2019
Venue: Bristol , Watershed 1 Canon's Rd, Bristol BS1 5TX
Venue Location: https://www.watershed.co.uk/visit
Time: 8:30-18:30 12 September - 8:30-17:00 13 September


Event description

CKC 2019: Rethinking, Resisting and Reimagining the Creative City explores the contradictions at the heart of relationships between universities, cities and the creative sector. Held at Watershed, the Southwest's leading film and digital media centre, the conference provides an opportunity to engage in critical dialogue with leading researchers, policymakers and practitioners while experiencing one of Bristol's vibrant cultural scenes.

Panel, roundtable, and workshop themes include:

  • Historicising Creative Policy and Practice
  • Local Cultures of Resilience
  • Precarity and Possibility of Creative Work
  • Commoning the Creative City
  • Creative Activism for Alternative Futures
  • Universities and the Creative City.

Keynote speakers and panellists include:

  • Ayona Datta, Reader in Urban Futures, King's College London
  • Teresa Dillon, Professor of Urban Futures, University of the West of England
  • Kirsten Forkert, Associate Director, Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research
  • Stephen Graham, Professor of Cities and Society, Newcastle University
  • Helen Manchester, Reader in Digital Inequalities and Urban Futures, University of Bristol
  • Erik Uitenbogaard, Head of Diverse Economies at Casco Art Institute, the Commons, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Rethinking, Resisting and Reimagining the Creative City is organised by the Creative Economy Unit, part of the Digital Cultures Research Centre, University of the West of England, Bristol.

Booking information

Early bird registration: £175 (deadline 4 August 2019). Regular registration: £250. Concession rate (students, activists, cultural workers): £100. Register via the UWE Bristol Online Store.

Cost: £100-£250
Contact: Nicole Foster
E-mail: creativeeconomy@uwe.ac.uk

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