Monthly Archives: July 2013

Edwards to Discuss “The Future” at Nine Worlds Conference

Deputy Director of CREATe  Lilian Edwards will be speaking on a panel about “The Future” at Nine Worlds, an innovative media conference oriented towards science fiction, genre, queer and and media studies, alongside CREATe author partners, Charles Stross  and Cory Doctorow. … Continue reading

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Three CREATe Research Assistant Vacancies at the University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh, a partner in the consortium of universities running CREATe, is seeking three fixed-term, part-time research assistants to contribute to CREATe projects. All applicants for these posts will be based in the Edinburgh Law School. Project 1 … Continue reading

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ECLAP Releases IPR and Business Models for Performing Arts Content. Best Practice Recommendations

ECLAP, the European Collected Library of Artistic Performance released its IPR and Business Models for Performing Arts Content – Best Practice Recommendations last month. The report is intended to assist performing arts organisations to provide online access to content. Core topics … Continue reading

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PhD Studentship Available at Glasgow Life and The School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow

Glasgow Life and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow are seeking to award one fully-funded PhD studentship to commence 1 October 2013.  The studentship, which will support three years of full-time study, is funded through … Continue reading

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Schlesinger Plenary Closes International Screen Studies Conference 2013

CREATe Deputy Director Philip Schlesinger gave a closing plenary lecture at the international Screen Studies Conference 2013, held at the University of Glasgow, 28-30 June. In a critical angle on the conference theme of ‘Cosmopolitan Screens’, he reflected on his … Continue reading

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CREATe Working Paper No. 7, Copyright, and the Regulation of Orphan Works, Available Now

The seventh release in CREATe’s Working Paper Series is now available for download. Copyright, and the Regulation of Orphan Works: A comparative review of seven jurisdictions and a rights clearance simulation by Marcella Favale, Fabian Homberg, Martin Kretschmer, Dinusha Mendis and Davide … Continue reading

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What price “expropriation”?

A new empirical study of so-called Orphan Works, commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office, and undertaken by academics from Bournemouth University, and the CREATe Centre at the University of Glasgow, comes to surprising results. It offers a clearer understanding of how orphan works are regulated and priced in other jurisdictions, and how a pricing system could be structured to ensure that “parents” are fairly remunerated if they re-appear, and users are incentivised to access and exploit registered orphan works. Continue reading

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Edwards Speaks at Panel on Copyright, Copyleft and Copywrong

Professor Lilian Edwards, Deputy Director of CREATe, spoke for CREATe at a panel entitled Copyright, Copyleft, Copywrong? at Open City Docs fest , an open documentary festival, in London on 21 June 2013. Panelists included Roly Keating (Chief Executive of the … Continue reading

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