An international research team, led by CCI's Jo Tacchi and Heather Horst, has completed a baseline research report which provides a detailed understanding of the status of Pacific media at a local and regional level.
Following on from the amazing experience that was the CCI Winter School, we decided it was time for a change of temperature and switched it up by travelling to Toronto for the Oxford Internet Institute’s Summer Doctoral Programme (OII SDP).
Professor Towse's talk is about the developments in cultural economics and its contribution to understanding the impact of digitization in the creative industries. She will discuss the contents of her forthcoming edited Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy with Christian Handke. For those interested in attending, we suggest the following article as background reading: Cultural Economics and The Internet by Christian Handke, Paul Stepan and Ruth Towse, which is a preliminary version of a chapter forthcoming in: Latzer, M. and J. M.
Submitted by terryflew on 4 September 2013 - 10:38am
There has been a major international debate in recent years about whether creative industries provide new opportunities for developing countries to benefit economically from their abundant cultural resources.