The Culture of Cities Centre is an urban centre for the study of culture and the city. Its primary function is to engage an international public through book series, journals, research projects and conferences. Our publications, workshops and special events are devoted to new ways of representing, shaping and defining urban culture.

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Scenes of Innovation II Toronto August 5-7, 2014  SCENES OF INNOVATION III Liverpool 2015

Scenes of Innovation II Toronto August 5-7, 2014 SCENES OF INNOVATION III Liverpool 2015

We are pleased to announce IASCC 2015 will be held in Liverpool England in collaboration with The School of the Arts at the University of Liverpool.
Affective Cities:  Scenes of Innovation II

Affective Cities: Scenes of Innovation II

Affective Cities—Scenes of Innovation II Toronto Aug. 5-7 2014 Long Programme

Affective Cities—Scenes of Innovation II Toronto Aug. 5-7 2014 Long Programme

The focus of this conference is on how affect and its management, expression and diversification animate scenes of urban innovation. Such registers and tone of the city are manifest in varied ways: in art practices and products and in the affective range of urban life that displays ambition, disappointment, marginality, rebellion, and creative expressions in...
Press Release: Eating Innovation: The Art, Culture, Science and Business of Entomophagy

Press Release: Eating Innovation: The Art, Culture, Science and Business of Entomophagy

On the occasion of World Food Day, the Future Food Salon Group, in collaboration with the Montréal Space for Life’s Insectarium, announces the First International Conference on Entomophagy in North America. Eating Innovation: The Art, Culture, Science and Business of Entomophagy will take place at the Montréal Space for Life on August 26-28, 2014. ...
Future Food Salon: Cricket Anyone? Aug 14 in Manhattan

Future Food Salon: Cricket Anyone? Aug 14 in Manhattan

Future Food Salon NYC FUTURE FOOD SALON A HIT IN TORONTO & IN MANHATTAN If you would like to book a Future Food Salon for your organization, city or festival, please contact us. Upcoming Future Food Salons planned in Austin, Texas; and Montreal, Quebec. Read and View Reviews of the Future Food Salons & Interviews...
International Association for the Study of the Culture of Cities

International Association for the Study of the Culture of Cities

The International Association for the Study of the Culture of Cities is an international and interdisciplinary forum for colleagues who share intellectual interests in developing innovative approaches to interpretive arts, methods, strategies and programs of inquiry for representing qualitative vectors of urban life. The Association organizes a structure of collegial encounters through an annual conference,...
Poeticizing the Urban Apparatus: Scenes of Innovation NYC 2013

Poeticizing the Urban Apparatus: Scenes of Innovation NYC 2013

We welcome work that explores the diverse strategies and tactics aimed at transforming city life by reconfiguring social interaction, refashioning public spaces, extending the sensory experience of the city, developing new modes of activism and social change...
Future Food Salon Series II:Crickets on the Tip of Your Tongue

Future Food Salon Series II:Crickets on the Tip of Your Tongue

Some talk, some art, some music, something to amuse your palate.Complimentary cricket-free canapés will be served.Cricket tastings and other insecty delights.
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