Previous Events

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6 July 2017

Do it Yourself: Grassroots Writing and Publishing

A salon hosted by CAMEo on Thursday 6 July, 6:00-8:00pm at LCB Depot, Leicester.

This is a free event and all are welcome, but spaces are limited - read more

12 June 2017

The Money Shot Revisited: Changing Dynamics of Media Spectacle, Intensity and Excess

This one-day workshop will draw together international scholars who are considering the phenomenon of ‘the money shot’ across different media forms and from different disciplinary perspectives.

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24 May 2017

Cultural Industries in Shanghai Modern

A public lecture by Professor Justin O’Connor, Monash University

Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 1

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17 May 2017

Wealth and status in an age of Trump: The cultural production and consumption of the super-rich

14:00-17:30, Council Room first floor Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester

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27 April 2017

Creativity, Activism and Social Change

A salon to discuss creativity, activism and social change with publishers, activists, cultural practitioners and academics.

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11 April 2017

Cultural Economy Futures

Mark Banks will open an event on the future of the cultural and creative economy at Monash University, Melbourne. The event is organised by the Culture, Media, Economy research unit, one of CAMEo's research partners, and will feature a range of international academic, practitioners and policy-makers in discussion.

1 March 2017
Workshop on Co-working dynamics and the city

This workshop will bring co-working researchers, and those with a practical or policy interest, together to discuss a range of issues around co-working.

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24 February 2017

Literature, Writing and the Creative Economy: New Directions?

CAMEo and the Centre for New Writing are hosting a Research Symposium & Workshop, with guest speakers Claire Squires and Rick Rylance on 24 February.

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25-26 November 2016

Newton Tech4Dev Event

CAMEo sponsored a panel on ‘Digital Sweatshops’ at the launch of the Newton Tech4 Dev Network at the University of Leicester.

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11 November 2016

CAMEo Craft Cultures: Craft Drinks – Research Networking Event

This one day symposium explores the meaning of ‘craft and the artisanal’ in the production and consumption of craft drinks such as natural wine, craft beer, traditional cider and small batch spirits.

Read more about Craft Cultures Week in our Storify report

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10 November 2016

CAMEo Craft Cultures: Craftivism Talk and Workshop

An engaging afternoon featuring a talk by Sarah Corbett (Craftivist Collective) on craft as a tool for activism and a workshop on craftivist responses to gender equality in the workplace.

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9 November 2016

CAMEo Craft Cultures: A Conversation on Craft Culture – Keynote Speech and reception

International experts Kate Fletcher, Susan Luckman and Nicola Thomas discuss craft across the divide between the everyday and the professional. Join us for an evening of exploring craft, sustainability in the fashion sector, craft work and craft micro-economies.

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9 November 2016

CAMEo Craft Cultures: Contemporary Crafts and Textiles Research – Research Networking Event

Join us for a one day interdisciplinary symposium on crafts and textiles in the contemporary context, including amateur craft making (e.g. sewing, dressmaking, knitting, crocheting) as well as (micro) craft enterprises, craftivism, historical craft research, craft groups and communities in a digital context.

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8 November 2016

CAMEo Craft Cultures: Making a Living from Craft – Workshop

Aimed at students and staff, this workshop with local textile artist Ruth Singer explores aspects of employability in the creative sector and includes a hands-on engagement activity. The workshop draws on Ruth’s experience of crafting a varied portfolio career whilst also developing one’s own creativity.

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2 November 2016

Leicester Business Festival: Diversity in the Creative Workforce

CAMEo Director Mark Banks will give a talk on increasing diversity in the cultural and creative industries workforce, followed by a panel discussion with practitioners and policy makers.

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29 September 2016

Bass Culture Launch Event

Please join the Black Music Research Unit and the Bass Culture project team, including, CAMEo Director Mark Banks to mark the start of the AHRC-funded project researching the influence of Jamaican music in the UK.

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16 September 2016

Something Old, Something New: The Wedding Spectacle across Contemporary Media Cultures

The University of Leicester’s Media and Gender research group and CAMEo are co-hosting a one-day symposium on the rise of ‘wedding spectacle’ in media culture.

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26 July 2016

Critical Capacities: Media, Labour and Action

CAMEo is co-hosting a one-day event that brings together leading media academics and activists to critically examine current trends and trajectories in global worlds of media work, and to present strategies and solutions for improving and enhancing conditions of media and cultural production.

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30 June 2016

CAMEo Official Launch

CAMEo was officially launched on 30 June 2016 with a launch event organised by the University of Leicester.

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CAMEo Conference 2017

CAMEo is holding a conference on Mediating Cultural Work: Texts, Objects and Politics in September 2017

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CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies

7 Salisbury Road, Leicester, LE1 7QR

(0)116 252 5633

cameo@le.ac.uk

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