This page summarises all of the events and activities that Creativeworks London has produced or was involved in. Included are also events and activities that were organised by our collaborators and/or partners.

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Urban Spaces and Networks: Young people’s creativity
May 12, 2015 6:30 pm
May 12, 2015 8:00 pm
Free to attend, please book your place
March 26, 2015
Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre , City University London
Tait Building, Northampton Square , London , EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom

Speaker: Professor Néstor García Canclini

Dr Néstor García Canclini is a Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City. A leading figure in Cultural Studies who has published over 20 books and 300 articles on culture, globalisation and the urban imagination, Canclini’s current research focuses on the relationship between aesthetics, art, anthropology, creative strategies, and emerging cultural networks. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship, Essay House Award in recognition of the Americas Popular Capitalistic Cultures, and recently he was awarded Mexico’s National Prize on Arts and Sciences. Among his books are Hybrid Cultures (1995, University of Minnesota Press), recipient of the first Ibero-American Book Award for the best book about Latin America, Consumers and Citizens (2001, University of Minnesota Press), and Imagined Globalization and Art Beyond Itself: Anthropology for a Society without a Story Line (2014, Duke University Press).

Discussants: Angela McRobbie (Professor of Communications, Goldsmiths) and Gareth Jones (Professor of Urban Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science).

Contact for further information Dr. Cecilia Dinardi

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.