Mon, 30 Sep 2019 11:45:25 BST
A creative industries policy workshop was held on 23 September at The Lighthouse in Glasgow. The workshop was set up to feed a range of views from Scotland into the creative industries research project at Queen Mary University London, which is comparing policy in the UK and Brazil. Twenty speakers contributed.
Mon, 13 May 2019 12:34:00 BST
The Dublin-Glasgow Creative Cities Summit took place at the British Embassy in Dublin on 10 May. Organised by UofG Pro-Vice-Principal Professor Murray Pittock, this meeting brought together leading officials, cultural sector professionals and academics to explore new collaborations between the two cities.
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:29:00 BST
During the UK’s Brexit negotiations in April 2019, Dr Inge Sørensen wrote an analysis of the political ramifications for the nations and regions for Politiken (the Danish equivalent of the Independent)
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:14:00 GMT
Raymond was invited to give a Public Lecture on the Talent Industry and Television at the University of Lund on Wednesday 13 March. He also spoke on a panel at the Media Mixing Conference held at the University on Thursday 14 March.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:44:00 GMT
Clare Edwards began working as Cultural Regeneration Officer at Renfrewshire Council in Autumn 2018, as part of a new Cultural Regeneration Team building on the legacy of Paisley’s UK City of Culture bid. Clare’s role involves providing cultural policy expertise, identifying new opportunities, delivering existing commitments and developing relationships connected to the Paisley Partnership. Clare passed her PhD viva at CCPR in October 2018.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:18:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger represented the Royal Society of Edinburgh at the international forum on ‘Democracy in a digital society’ held at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities on 24 January 2019. Co-organised by the All European Academies and the Re-imagine Europa task force, this event indicated the deep unease presently assailing European Union institutions and key elites as they are confronted by unpredictable and deep-rooted political changes.
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 11:29:00 GMT
CCPR academics covered the waterfront at the Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association’s 2019 annual conference on 9-11 January 2019. The topic was ‘Continuity and change: media, communications and politics’ was held at the University of Stirling, with over 200 delegates attending from 19 different countries.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:47:00 GMT
Raymond Boyle was invited to Screen Scotland to discuss his new book The Talent Industry. A briefing session with members of Screen Scotland regarding issues of talent development and the television industry took place on Monday 10 December at Creative Scotland in Edinburgh.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:59:00 GMT
Professor Philip Schlesinger spoke about new intermediaries and platform regulation at the European University Institute’s executive training seminar on how cultural diplomacy is presently being reshaped in the digital age. The event was held on 28-30 November 2018 in Florence.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:35:00 GMT
Raymond Boyle took part in a podcast to discuss his new book, The Talent Industry: Television, Cultural Intermediaries and New Digital Pathways (published in September) that looked at how the television industry, in the multi-platform age is identifying, nurturing and developing on and off screen talent.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:41:00 GMT
A Chinese translated version of Gillian Doyle's book Understanding Media Economics (2nd Edition) has been published as part of a prestigious series of international works on media by Tsinghua University Press.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:23:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger’s essay on Brazilian anthropologist and sociologist Renato Ortiz’s ‘Modern Brazilian Tradition’, thirty years on, has just been published and can be downloaded here: http://revistas.unisinos.br/index.php/ciencias_sociais/article/view/csu.2018.54.2.04/60746409
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:33:00 BST
Raymond Boyle was an invited speaker on the 5th edition of the Executive Masters in Sports Governance programme (MESGO) held in Paris last week which is supported by UEFA. He spoke on ‘Media, sport and issues of governance’ at the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) stadium on Thursday 27 September. More details at www.mesgo.org/
CCPR Director Gillian Doyle has been appointed to the Peer Review College of the UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships programme.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:45:00 BST
New Book Published: THE TALENT INDUSTRY: Television, Cultural Intermediaries and new Digital Pathways
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:07:00 BST
A new book by Raymond Boyle exploring how the digital multiplatform delivery of television is affecting the role performed by cultural intermediaries responsible for talent identification and development has been published.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:43:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger, Professor in Cultural Policy, has been made the first-ever foreign Honorary Member (Socio de Honor) of the Spanish Association for Communication Research (Asociación Española de Investigación de la Comunicación).