Monthly Archives: September 2014

CREATe All Hands: Where have we been and what next?

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A lively crowd gathered at the House for an Art Lover in Glasgow for the CREATe All Hands meeting.

The closing session at the CREATe All Hands event underlined two distinct areas where CREATe activities can have a major impact. First, talks by Dominic Young (Copyright Hub), Kieron O’Hara (University of Southampton) and Joe Karaganis (American Assembly, Columbia University) identified areas where cutting-edge empirical research can address pressing economic and social questions. Second, presentations by Jeanette Hofmann (Social Science Research Center, Berlin) and Philip Schlesinger (CCPR, University of Glasgow) highlighted the way in which CREATe can break new ground in terms of our relationship with society, industry and academia. Addressing both of these objectives is a heavy responsibility to bear, but at the same time these challenges represent exciting opportunities for CREATe. Are we up to the task of not only innovating new research programmes to question received wisdom and policy, but also forging new identities in the difficult space between scientific objectivity and political engagement?

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Vacancy: CREATe Data Specialist at University of Glasgow

This vacancy has now closed CREATe is the RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (www.create.ac.uk) with a varied research portfolio, drawing upon disciplines such as law, economics, management, computer science, sociology, psychology, ethnography and … Continue reading

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CREATe Investigator Prof. McAuley speaks on ‘Piracy, Pictures and Metadata’

With images copied via instant screen-grab & websites stripping metadata clean away where does it leave the creators? CREATe Investigator Professor Derek McAuley (Horizon, University of Nottingham) talks about the need for a digital exchange in this interview.  

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Valuing the Public Domain – A Workshop for UK Creative Firms

France in the Year 2000 (XXI century) – a series of futuristic pictures by Jean-Marc Côté and other artists issued between 1899 and 1910. Originally paper cards enclosed in cigarette/cigar boxes and, later, postcards, the images depicted the world as … Continue reading

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CREATe Working Paper 2014/8 asks What Do Musicians Talk About When They Talk About Copyright?

The eighteenth release in CREATe’s Working Paper Series is now available for download. Intellectual Property Values: What Do Musicians Talk About When They Talk About Copyright? by John Street and Tom Phillips explores the attitudes of musicians for whom music is … Continue reading

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Trans- Inter- and Cross- Disciplinarity at the 9th EPIP Conference, Brussels

What do we mean when we speak about interdisciplinarity? For a research centre situated at the cross currents of law, technology, economics and cultural studies, the question is not trivial. This year’s conference of the European Policy for Intellectual Property … Continue reading

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Imagination Scotland Festival session on the media

Prof. Philip Schlesinger, CREATe’s Deputy Director, set the context for debate and chaired the session on the media in Scotland at Imagination, Scotland’s First Festival of Ideas, held at Govanhill Baths in Glasgow’s Southside on 7 September. The panel included … Continue reading

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The Startup Manifesto

With 9 months to go until the next general election in the UK, and as the political parties are writing their own manifestos, CREATe partner Coadec has published the Startup Manifesto to influence the debate. It has been backed by … Continue reading

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