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Welcome to the 8th IACCI Symposium

The 8th IACCI Symposium is held as part of the First Global Creative Industries Conference (GCIC) organized by the Global Creative Industries Programme at The University of Hong Kong. On behalf of the GICI Programme of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, The University of Hong Kong are delighted to invite scholars, researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines in humanities, education, social sciences and business to propose papers and panels for the Conference to be held 18-19 April 2015 at The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. 

Culture and Economy: From Culture to Business and Vice Versa, the 2015 conference theme, highlights emphasis on cross-disciplinary scholarly collaboration and discussions. Conference participants are welcome to address various issues in the study of the creative industries from a whole range of fields, including anthropology, business studies, communication, creative arts, culture, economics, education, environment, film, health, history, language, literature, management, media, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion and sociology. From Culture to Business and Vice Versa also espouses the interaction and integration between the academia and the industry on the prospect and sustainability of the creative industries. In addition to the panel and individual paper presentations, it also includes roundtable forums, workshops and other creative forms of communication platform to engage scholars and practitioners in dialogues.

Theme and Sub-themes

The main theme of the conference will be “From Culture to Business and Vice Versa”

The sub-themes include the following areas:

1) Business model and ethics of creative industries;

2) Creativity, copyright and legal regulations; 

3) Creative economy and social development;

4) Creative labor, management and training;

5) Creative process and evaluation;

6) Cultural policy and nation-building;2

7) Cultural production and consumption under globalization;

8) Financing creative industries;

9) Multiculturalism in creative industries;

10) New media and digital culture;

11) Organizational form of creative industries;

12) Politics of creativity and social change;

13) Sustainability and prospect of creative industries;

If you are interested in presenting a paper at the 2015 IACCI annual meeting, here are enclosing the Chinese and English version of the Call for Papers of the GCIC for your information.

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