Creative Work, Creative Economies Symposium – 10 May

Organised by Associate Professor Scott Brook (Associate Dean, Communications) from the School of Media and Communication, RMIT University and Chaired by Dr Sveta Angelopoulos, the symposium showcased key researchers in the field: Professor Stuart Cunningham, QUT – What do regional Australian creative economies look like? Notes from the field Dr Roberta Comunian and Professor Alessandra…

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New Article – Economic Development Quarterly

Sketching Australia’s Artistic Landscape Authors: Ashton de Silva, Sveta Angelopoulos, Jonathan Boymal ED Journal Vol 12 No. 1 (2019) Focuses on the distribution (and concentrations) of artists across Australian regions – Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers; Music Professionals; Photographers; Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals; Art Directors, Media Producers & Presenters; Film, TV, Radio & Stage Directors; Authors, Book & Script Editors; Journalists &…

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Association for Cultural Economics International – 2019 Regional Workshops – Call for Papers

Fifth Asian Workshop on Cultural Economics July 10-12, 2019 – Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Hosted by RMIT University (to be held at RMIT Vietnam) See Call for Papers Fifth Asian Workshop on Cultural Economics Note Call for Papers closes 8 April 2019   Ninth European Workshop on Applied Cultural Economics September 5-7, 2019 –  Copenhagen Denmark…

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New Paper: The Distribution of Artistic Human Capital – A Typology Building Approach

Creativity, as a driver of entrepreneurship and innovation continues to kindle the interests of policy makers, planners and researchers. Artists in particular have been considered an integral component of a region’s dynamic and identity; contributing not just to economic output but also the social fabric of an area. This paper examines the distribution of various…

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Cultural Value in the Regions Symposium (Tasmania)

The Centre for Cultural Value, Tasmanian School of Business and Economics (TSBE), University of Tasmania (UTAS) hosted the hugely successful Cultural Value in the Regions Symposium on the 30th-31st October. The event was convened by Dr Kim Lehman, Dr Maria Belen Yanotti & Natalie De Vito. Presented by the Office for Community, Partnerships and Regional Development, University of…

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PhD Scholarships!!

Two scholarships opportunities associated with the Placemaking Economics Group are available: Reframing Housing Affordability – For more information contact:  Associate Professor Ashton de Silva Email: ashton.desilva@rmit.edu.au Phone: +61 3 9925 1313 Associate Professor Jonathan Boymal Email: jonathan.boymal@rmit.edu.au Phone: +61 3 9925 5571 Dr Sveta Angelopoulos Email: sveta.angelopoulos@rmit.edu.au Phone: +61 3 9925 5583 2. Using home…

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RMIT Homelessness Panel

Dr Meg Elkins will be moderating a panel on youth homelessness with experts in the field (Friday 10 August): – Wayne Merritt (General Manager, Homelessness and Justice, Melbourne City Mission/Frontyard Youth Services) – Professor Guy Johnson (renowned RMIT homelessness expert, College of Design and Social Context) – Dr Cameron Duff (Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow, College of Business) The panel will discuss youth homelessness in Melbourne,…

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Busking Project – Interdisciplinary Working Group

  A multi-disciplinary group of researchers met on Friday 20 July, 2018 to discuss busking. The group is from UK, Columbia, Austria, and Australia, with musicologists, law researchers, economists, music ethnographers, spatial geographers, and music psychologists. Meg Elkins from RMIT’s Placemaking Economics Group represented cultural economists on this project.   The key presenters were Nick…

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