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.

IASCC Conference 2014
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...