Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI)
The Cultural and Creative Industries Research Priority Area has a multi-and-inter-disciplinary focus and aims to explore the development and growth of the cultural and creative industries in China. The cultural and creative industries has seen considerable growth in recent years, with the 13th Chinese Five Year plan (2016-2020) aiming to develop the ‘cultural industry into a pillar industry of national economy’. This presents opportunities for academia and industry to develop partnerships that respond to the plan and study its growth.
The creative industries are wide spread, ranging from traditional broadcast media, to user generated and online media that provide avenues for subcultural economies to develop. It includes locally produced content, as well as pathways for imported content and international collaboration. Additionally, the cultural industries include the development of technologies and platforms to preserve cultural heritage, and expand the production and distribution of cultural products. These exciting developments offer sites for industrial collaboration and research, with studies that addresses current issues and challenges for the sector.
The Cultural and Creative Industries Research Priority Area aims to encourage interdisciplinary discussions with a focus on the cultural, social, economic, technological and practical issues pertinent to the cultural and creative industries in China.
Some of the topics of interest include but not limited to:
- digital media and micro-economies
- copyright and intellectual property
- preservation of cultural heritage
- importing and distributing international media
- international co-productions
- online and digital media
The list is being updated.