Cultural Policy, Arts management and the creative industries

event: High Throughput Humanities at ECCS2010

15/09/2010 09:00

High Throughput Humanities

A satellite meeting at the European Conference on Complex Systems 2010
organized by Maximilian Schich, Sune Lehmann, Riley Crane, and Gourab Ghoshal

Lisbon University Institute ISCTE in Lisbon, Portugal
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Book of Abstracts:
Video introduction:

Abstract: [read more...]


Av.ª das Forças Armadas
Lisboa 1649-026

Survey: Virtual Research Environment Collaboartive Landscape Study

The VRE Collaborative Landscape Study project is one of several studies commissioned by the UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to research on-line research collaboration in Virtual Research Environments (VREs). The focus of our study is to scope developments in VREs around the world and set them in relation to the activities in the UK.

The study aims to stimulate debate about the benefits of research collaboration facilitated by Virtual Research Environments so as to assist the JISC to provide services and strategies to support it. [read more...]


03/11/2008 is an open resource designed to connect knowledge, ideas and experiences among artists, organisations and people interested in the intersections between art, technology and social engagement. aims to be an accessible and useful shared tool for those who use, or seek to use, creative technologies to work with people and / or realise public work. If this sounds like you, come and join, share, and gain insight and inspiration by visiting the site. [read more...]

DCMS - national survey of amateur arts groups in England

Trends Business Research (TBR) have asked me to distribute the following announcement - it may be of interest to some of you:

February 2008 marked the launch of the Department for Culture Media and Sport's first ever national survey of amateur arts groups in England. Covering music, drama, dance, literature, visual arts and crafts the aim is to get a clearer picture of amateur arts in England. [read more...]

Digital Artists Handbook from folly

folly - the digital arts agency and charity based in England 's NorthWest - announced the completion of the first edition of the Digital Artists' Handbook:

From their announcement:

The Digital Artists Handbook is a new, up to date, reliable and accessible source of information that introduces artists to different tools, resources and ways of working related to digital art. The touchstone of this new compendium is free/libre open source software (FLOSS) and technologies. [read more...]

event: Human Enhancement Technologies: The Role of Art and Design


An Expert Seminar organized by Sandra Kemp, Royal College of Art, at the Goethe-Institut, London.

There are limited places available for this event. Please contact Sandra Kemp ( or Michael Burton ( to participate.

What types of research tools and methodologies and what models of multi-disciplinary engagement might facilitate well-informed ‘upstream’ public participation in scientific and technological advance at the intersection of biology, art, design and the public sphere? [read more...]

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