CfP: Creativity, Knowledge, Cities Conference, Bristol 2019
CKC 2019: Rethinking, Resisting, and Reimagining the Creative City,
12-13 September, 2019, Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE Bristol
Proposal Deadline: 29 March, 2019
In July 2018, the Digital Cultures Research Centre at the University of the West of England convened the first Creativity, Knowledge, Cities (CKC) Conference to critically explore the tensions between the creative sector, cities and universities. Scholars are invited to build on these productive debates by submitting proposals for CKC 2019: Rethinking, Resisting, and Reimagining the Creative City.
Using three themes of Rethinking, Resisting, and Reimagining, and foregrounding the notion of Inclusivity of all forms and at all scales, proposals are welcomed for organised panels, individual paper presentations, roundtables and interactive workshops.
Topics may include:
Creative economy and university as policy objects
Creative Industry Cluster programmes
Co-creation, knowledge production, innovation
Creative labour, ownership and justice
Creative networks, ecologies, platforms
Post/anti-disciplinary research and activism
Cultural value, metrics, critical evaluation practices
Cultural production, manufacturing and digital fabrication
Placemaking, regeneration, gentrification
Inequality, mobility, representation, belonging
Creative citizenship, commoning, governance
Circular economies and sustainable development
Urban and university futures
Proposals are invited from international scholars representing diverse backgrounds, research and practice disciplines, including urban studies, cultural studies, cultural policy, arts, geography, sociology, economics, and technology studies.Research representing a diverse mix of global, national and local contexts is of particular interest.
PROPOSAL GUIDELINES and ABSTRACT SUBMISSION here: https://uwe.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/ckc2019
Contact CreativeEconomies2019(at)gmail.com to discuss alternative methods for submission.
Proposals due: 29 March, 2019
Decisions announced: 26 April, 2019
Participant confirmation required: 17 May, 2019
Early bird registration deadline: 30 June, 2019
Conference: 12-13 September, 2019
Early bird registration: £175
Regular registration: £250
Concession rate (students, activists, cultural workers): £100
There are limited funds to support Early Career Researchers and PhD students. Please email CreativeEconomies2019(at)gmail.com for further details.