Monthly Archives: October 2017

CREATe / BFI Education Screening Event on Copyright & Creative Reuse

Event Title: CREATe / BFI Education Screening Event on Copyright & Creative Reuse Venue: London, BFI Southbank, NFT3, Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8XT Date: 8 December 2017 Time: 1100-1830 Speakers: Bartolomeo Meletti, Claudy Op den Kamp, Annabelle Shaw, Frank Gray, Jenny Hammerton, Leontien Bout, Ronan Deazley, Mark Robinson, Charlie Lyne, Ben Green, Shane O’Sullivan, Lionel Bently Social/ PR: @copyrightuser #createcin @copyrightcentre The event will explore the role of copyright in relation to creativity, film archives, and education, with focus on creative reuse. The common theme to tie these topics together will be the creative reuse of the character of Sherlock Holmes. As outlined below, the evolving journey of the notorious detective from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories illustrated by … Continue reading

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CREATe Copyright and Innovation Network (CIN) – Autumn 2017 Events

(A) 25th October 1730-1900 Public Lecture: Public Art and Copyright Law (An Exploratory Analysis) by Lilla Montagnani (see below) (B) 8th November 1730-1900 Public Lecture: Copyright Reversion to Authors (and the Rosetta Effect): Ameliorating the Problem of Disappearing Books by Paul Heald (see below) (C1) 10th November 1100-1230 & 1230-1300 Meeting: Copyright Evidence Wiki Board Meeting (Closed meeting followed by Public Q&A – see below) (C2) 10th November 1400-1615 Workshop: Copyright Education and Educating Users / Legal and business model constraints on the transformative value of heritage collections (see below) (D) 15th November 1730-1900 Public Lecture: Taking seriously the author’s interest in copyright by Rebecca Giblin (see below) (E) 8th December 1100-1830 CREATe / BFI Education Screening Event: Copyright & Creative Reuse (see below) See individual event links for further details. Join the conversation on Twitter:  Tweet … Continue reading

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CREATe Joins with Open Access Week

CREATe is joining International Open Access Week (23-27 October) with a number of events: 24 October – Director Martin Kretschmer is speaking at Untangling Academic Publishing: Launch and Discussion, an event at the University of St Andrews about the past and future of academic publishing. Find out more here. 26 October – OpenAIRE is organising a series of webinars on a variety of topics, including discipline-specific tools and workflows, the legal aspects of Open Science, and an interactive session on Research Data Management. CREATe’s Thomas Margoni will be presenting on the topic Legal aspects of Open Science, alongside Prodromos Tsiavos, Head of Digital Development at the Onassis Cultural Centre and a Senior Research Fellow at The Media Institute (TMI), London. More information can be … Continue reading

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Doing it for Yourself: An event for the creative community in Norwich

Dr Sabine Jacques, Lecturer in IP/IT/Media law at the University of East Anglia, reports on the recent CREATe-UEA event in Norwich. The CREATe Doing it for Yourself event was held at St George’s Works in Norwich on August 29th 2017. It sought primarily to corroborate UEA’s research findings undertaken under the CREATe umbrella with the community to which they relate, but equally to strengthen connections with that local creative community in order to support and steer future research in this area. Fifty people attended this quickly ‘sold out’ event. Co-organised by the Centre for Competition Policy and Culture Shift Norwich, each “provocation” paired a creator with an academic to discuss a broad range of issues – from creative value to content … Continue reading

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OpenMinTeD: Opening up Text and Data Mining

OpenMinTeD (Open Mining Infrastructure for Text and Data) is the H2020 e-infra project aiming to develop a registry for text and data mining services and tools. This will allow researchers, research institutions and data providers to find, use and combine resources for text and data mining (TDM) purposes thereby enhancing the scientific playing field of the EU. The project is run by a consortium of 16 EU partners. CREATe/University of Glasgow coordinates the legal interoperability activities (as part of working group WG3), thanks to a team formed by more than 20 specialists with an interdisciplinary background under the scientific lead of Dr Thomas Margoni, and with coordination of Dr Giulia Dore and other CREATe fellows. WG3 has been investigating, on … Continue reading

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The Adventure of the Forger’s Apprentice

Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are being interrogated about the details of their latest case! A film star is missing, and the stuntman is the number one suspect. But who is the mysterious interviewer and why is she so interested in the case of the Forger’s Apprentice? The plot thickens … and The Game is On! The third episode of the The Game is On! series – The Adventure of the Forger’s Apprentice – was released on 6th October 2017. Produced by Prof. Ronan Deazley (Queen’s University Belfast) and Bartolomeo Meletti (CREATe, University of Glasgow) as part of the AHRC Follow-on Funding project – Unlocking co-creative possibilities – the short film and its Case Files address some of the many … Continue reading

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