DISCE team at the The King’s College London Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries (CMCI) and Policy Evidence Centre (PEC) are co-hosting the Creative Industries Research Frontiers Seminar Series in London, committed to explore emerging issues and research challenges in the Cultural and Creative Industries.

CUMEDIAE is a proud partner of the project DISCE (Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Creative Economies), set to improve and enhance the growth, inclusivity and sustainability of the Cultural and Creative Industries in the EU.

On January 22nd, King’s College London harbored the first seminar, ‘Creative and cultural ecologies: Mapping and understanding’. The seminar included a Keynote lecture: “Why Should We Care About Creative and Cultural Ecologies? Six Provocations” by Professor Nick Wilson and Dr. Jonathan Gross followed by four research papers from researchers representing University of Derby, West England, Greenwich and Zaragoza and a panel discussion.

The second event titled ‘Understanding the Value of Creative Arts Higher Education’ took place on Wednesday, 5th of February 2020 from 1-6 pm in the Anatomy Museum at King’s College London. The focus was around Professor Franz Buscha lecture: “The returns to higher education, new evidence form administrative data in the UK”, followed by four research papers and a panel discussion.

Don’t miss the next seminar on March 4th, where we will discuss the topic ‘Creative work and gender: barriers and activism’. The seminar will explore data and issues in relation to gender barriers and inequality in creative work.

Find all the details and register here!