First annual lecture: Sir Peter Bazalgette
Launch of the Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries (CCCI) at Bath Spa University, with a reception, followed by the Centre’s first annual lecture given by Sir Peter Bazalgette.
The Centre co-hosts, sponsors and supports research conferences and symposiums at Bath Spa University.
If you are planning a conference or symposium that you think comes under the umbrella of research in the cultural and creative industries and you would like the Centre to become involved in supporting it in some way, please email: CCCI@bathspa.ac.uk.
Seeing Sound is an informal practice-led symposium exploring multimedia work which foregrounds the relationship between sound and image. It explores areas such as visual music, abstract cinema, experimental animation, audiovisual performance and installation practice through paper sessions, screenings, performances,
Tthe Making Books Research Centre will be hosting the Digital Humanities Travelling Roadshow on 13 April.
The roadshow will comprise of demonstrations, workshops and a public performance by theatre group Zoo Indigo.
This is a AHRC-funded collaboration between Professor Gabriel Egan (Director, Centre for Textual Studies, De Montfort University) and the universities of Oxford, Leeds, Strathclyde, Liverpool John Moores, and Bath Spa.
Transmedia UK was an academic and industry-led day that identified the strategies and principles that reflect transmedia practices in and across online gaming, publishing, mobile media, digital marketing and beyond.Transmedia UK
Co-hosted by the Making Books Research Centre. Reading the Data brought together a diverse set of speakers – Dan Franklin (Pottermore), Claire Squires (Stirling Uni), and Søren Pold (Aarhus Uni, Denmark) – to address how data links the production and consumption of literature in new and often unexpected ways, changing how we think about the status of reading in contemporary culture today.
Dr. Yiota Demetriou (BSU) and Dr. Paul Geary (University of Birmingham) co-led this workshop drawing from their experience as artists and academics. The session mapped out practical strategies for tackling the complexities, idiosyncrasies, and particularities of researching through creative means, whether through writing, performing or designing.