Welcome to Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for the Creative and Cultural Economy

We operate as a support organisation for researchers, creative practitioners, entrepreneurs, private companies, cultural organisations and policymakers who recognise the importance of collaboration in this thriving sector. The centre has been built on QMUL’s existing creative economy networks established through Creativeworks London, through London Creative and Digital Fusion, and through research activities in its School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, School of Geography, School of English and Drama, School of Business and Management, and People’s Palace Projects.

Partners from these established networks are participating in a range of NETWORK projects, workshops, and collaborations over the coming months.

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News Highlights

We hosted a delegation visit from Egypt and Indonesia

On 20th of March, we welocmed and hosted a delegation from Egypt and Indonesia while they were on a study visit to the UK. Professor Colin Grant, the Vice-Principal (International) of QMUL, officially welcomed the delegation and the British Council who organised the study visit. We shared with the delegation works and projects Network has […]

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Dementia Connect-A report for the Dementia Connect project

This report is an evaluation of the creative voucher scheme used in the Dementia Connect (DC) project. DC was an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Follow-on Funding project which drew on core learning and collective expertise from the AHRC’s ‘Knowledge Exchange Hubs’ for the Creative Economy (2012 – 2016). The project was designed to […]

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We were in 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture

Dr Tarek Virani, our Deputy Director, was invited to 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during 11-14, March, 2019. He was attending “Hubs for Good: Southeast Asia Creative Hubs Forum”, organised by the British Council and gave a keynote on the topic of creative hubs. The event was attended by creative […]

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