Monthly Archives: June 2016

A neighbouring right for publishers? The European Copyright Society responds

CREATe has published an Opinion by the European Copyright Society, addressing the proposal to introduce a neighbouring right for publishers. The European Commission’s public consultation on the role of publishers in the copyright value chain: A response by the European Copyright Society is now available in the CREATe Working Paper series.  

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Photos from #createfest16 … Storify, videos, & other materials now added.

Photos from CREATe Festival held on 24 June at the RSA House in London. [More materials (presentations, videos, a storify, link to delegate feedback, etc.) all added under CREATe Festival Delegate Impressions.]  

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From infringement to exception: why the rules on data mining in Europe need to change

CREATe are delighted to announce the publication of a new working paper by Christian Geib, PhD Candidate Humanities & Social Sciences, Law School, University of Strathclyde which explores copyright, database law and text mining in the European context.

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DRAFT Industry Guidelines to Respect Copyright and Free Speech

CREATe is delighted to announce a new working paper authored by Emily Laidlaw, University of Calgary and Daithí Mac Síthigh, Newcastle University. The working paper provides guidelines for copyright owners and intermediaries for respecting the right to freedom of expression as it relates to copyrighted works.

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CREATe Festival Update – Copyright History App Launch

On Friday 24 June 2016, to mark the host of the CREATe Festival at RSA House, London, the Royal Society of Arts will be launching a new App, on a trial basis, providing an overview of the history of the Royal Society of Arts and its activities. The App, which will be available for free download by all Festival attendees, includes a section written by Dr Elena Cooper (CREATe, Glasgow University) illustrating the RSA’s important campaign to secure the first copyright legislation protecting painting, drawing and photographs: the Fine Arts Copyright Act 1862. Drawing on Dr Cooper’s extensive research into artistic copyright history to be published in her forthcoming book Art and Modern Copyright: The Contested Image, (Cambridge University Press, … Continue reading

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The career-building strategies of individual creators: A meta-analysis of qualitative research funded by CREATe

CREATe is delighted to announce the release of a new working paper authored by Ealasaid Munro, Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow. The working paper outlines the findings of the Voices of CREATe project which aimed to provide a comprehensive picture of CREATe’s research into the activities of individual creators. A dedicated panel session will explore these findings at the CREATe Festival later this week. More details have been provided by Ealasaid  in her post.

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Join Tech4Justice hackathon in Glasgow 17-19 June

When it rains in Glasgow-based legal hackathons, it pours. The next event on the social calendar is Tech4Justice, a 48-hour hackathon hosted by the Law Society of Scotland and Legal Hackers Scotland. UPDATE: The event will take place from 18:00 on Friday 17th June at the startup incubator Rookie Oven in Glasgow [Map]. There is £3000 in prize money available. The organisers explain: ‘Court closures, legal aid cutbacks, geographic gaps in advice services and limited public legal information have adversely impacted how citizens in Scotland enforce their rights. We need a justice system that is transparent, fair, efficient and open to all.’ Over the course of 48 hours, teams will collaborate to develop working technology prototypes or products. Pitches should … Continue reading

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Raghu Garud’s visit 13th and 14th June

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming visit by Professor Raghu Garud on 13th and 14th June 2016. Raghu is the Alvin H. Clemens Professor of Management & Organization and Research Director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Smeal Business School, Pennsylvania State University. The visit, jointly hosted by Luciana D’Adderio (SBS, HCE) and Anup Nair (Engineering, DMEM), is co-sponsored by Strathclyde’s Global Engagement Fund and the CREATe work package ‘The emergence of business models in the 3D printing industries’ led by Luciana D’Adderio in collaboration with Jonathan Corney (Strathclyde, DMEM), Lilian Edwards (Strathclyde, Law) and Robin Williams (Edinburgh, STIS).

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Digital Reflection for Supporting Creative Practice Workshop Report 13/05/15

Post by Mr. Dominic Price, Horizon Research Fellow, contributing to CREATe’s WP2A. This workshop brought together content producers from the creative industries (artists, authors) with academics actively engaged in research relating to content production and distribution, to discuss how small scale content producers engage with social media to promote themselves and their work, and how future software platform development might aid them in promotion on social network platforms.

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Exhibition Opening: Display At Your Own Risk

Please join us next week on 8 June at The Lighthouse for the opening of Display At Your Own Risk, a research-led exhibition experiment concerned with the use and reuse of digital surrogates of public domain works of art produced by cultural heritage institutions of international repute. Refreshments will be provided and a number of prints will be given away by raffle at the end of the evening. More information on the exhibition can be found on the DAYOR webpage.

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