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Register Now for Creativity, Knowledge, Cities Conference, UWE Bristol

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Creativity, Knowledge, Cities | 4th-5th July | Watershed, Bristol UK

Register Now - Early Bird Rate ends Wednesday, 16th May!

CKC explores the contradictions at the heart of relationships between universities and the creative sector. 

Join the conversation with leading researchers, policymakers and practitioners including Keri Facer (University of Bristol), Sebastian Olma (Avans University for Applied Sciences), Claire Doherty (Arnolfini), Andy Pratt (City University, London), Lisa Mooney (University of East London), Andrew Chitty (AHRC), Sukhy Johal (University of Lincoln), Clare Reddington (Watershed), Edson Burton (Independent writer, historian, performer) and UWE’s Jon Dovey.

Panel, roundtable, and workshop themes include: How Policy and Practice Constitute the Creative Economy; the Politics of University-Creative Sector Knowledge Exchange; Skill Development and the Precarity of Creative Labour; Universities as Creative Placemakers; and Reimagining the Future University.

Visit to view the full programme and register. For more information, email

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