Questioning the Super Rich
Tuesday 14 May 2019
Artisans of taste and sociability
Thursday 16 May 2019
Find out more about Artisans of taste and sociability
Artists as Workers: Art, Labour and Activism
Wednesday 3 April 2019
A CAMEo Research Salon at LCB Depot.
Gendered Career Paths in Broadcasting
Tuesday 4 December 2018
Amid the context of revelations like the huge gender-pay gap in broadcasting, the 50:50 campaign, and the known ‘leaky pipe-line’ of female talent in the screen industries, this latest CAMEo afternoon seminar brings together key thinkers who have been interrogating women’s careers in broadcasting and attempting to understand the ways in which roles have been, and remain to be, segregated by gender.
Place, Provenance and Cultural Value
Thursday 15 November 2018
A free CAMEo research seminar.
Wednesday 17 October 2018
A CAMEo Research Salon, part of the Design Season at LCB Depot.
CAMEo Annual Conference 2018: Care in the Media and Cultural Industries
12-14 September 2018
CAMEo's annual conference will take place in Leicester in September.
'Creating Safe Spaces'
13 September 2018
Public lecture with Maureen Beattie (Equity President). This event is part of CAMEo’s annual conference on Care in the Media and Cultural Industries.
This is a free event and all are welcome
Creative Places, Co-Working and Community
14 June 2018
Join us as we explore, what makes for a creative place in arts, media and cultural production? What are the different ways in which people make creative places more inclusive, collaborative and communitarian?
Stories and Use: Mediation, Meaning and Digital Labour
7 June 2018
A research seminar with Yujie Julie Chen (University of Leicester) and Vicki Mayer (Tulane University)
And the Winner is…? Prizes and Awards in Arts and Culture
4 June 2018
One day symposium hosted by CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies, University of Leicester
Under Her Eye: Women and Climate Change
1-2 June 2018
Under Her Eye is an international arts-science summit and festival curated by Invisible Dust, as part of the 2018 Suffrage Centenary and headlined by Booker-prize winning author, Margaret Atwood and previous Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC Christiana Figueres.
Speaker: Paula Serafini
Showcase on Asian radio in Leicester
29 April - 5 May 2018
The important role played by BBC Radio Leicester in the development of Asian radio in Britain is being showcased at an event in the city.
From 29 April to 5 May, the station in St Nicholas Place will offer visitors the chance to learn more about the history of Asian programming and provide feedback.
'The Future of Work in the Creative Industries'.
8 May 2018
Presented by Ryerson University's Faculty of Communication and Design (Toronto).
Keynote Speaker: Mark Banks
Culture on the Fringe: Making-Up and Managing the Arts Festival
25 April 2018
Join us as we explore, what is fringe culture? What separates fringe, independent or avant-garde culture from the mainstream? What possibilities and opportunities do fringe festivals give artists and performers?
Making It On and Off Screen: Work, Inclusion and Diversity in UK Film
12 April 2018
Join us on Thursday 12th April 6:15–8:30pm
Who gets to ‘make it’ in the UK screen sector? How can creators, funders, businesses and cinemagoers encourage more diversity on and off our screens? The CAMEo Research Institute invites you to an evening exploring diversity in the UK screen sector.
14 December 2018
The winners of our 2017 funding competition talked about their research at this workshop.
Bright Lights: BAME Role Models and Leaders in Arts and Culture
30 November 2017
The launch of The Pocket Guide to BAME Role Models and Leaders in the Performing Arts took place on 30 November 2017 at Curve Theatre, Leicester.
14 October 2017
Join us for a public discussion to launch Let’s Play Vinyl: Celebrating the next generation of UK sound systems on Saturday 14 October, 1.00-2.30pm, at Attenborough Arts Centre
Servers of Craft: Making and Teaching Taste among 'Cool' Blue-Collar Workers
4 October 2017
A research seminar with Richard Ocejo, Associate Professor of Sociology at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).
New Horizons in Gaming: Tech, Publics and Politics
28 September 2017
Join us on 28 September 6-8pm for a salon discussing the future of gaming, featuring gaming experts from industry and academia.
Conference of the CAMEo Research Institute on Cultural and Media Economies:
6-8 September 2017
Mediating Cultural Work: Texts, Objects and Politics
CAMEo held a conference 6-8 September 2017.
What was Art School?
6 September 2017
Public lecture with Professor John Beck (Westminster) and Professor Matthew Cornford (Brighton). This event is part of CAMEo’s conference on Mediating Cultural Work.
Do it Yourself: Grassroots Writing and Publishing
6 July 2017
A salon hosted by CAMEo on Thursday 6 July, 6:00-8:00pm at LCB Depot, Leicester.
This is a free event and all are welcome, but spaces are limited.
The Money Shot Revisited: Changing Dynamics of Media Spectacle, Intensity and Excess
12 June 2017
This one-day workshop will draw together international scholars who are considering the phenomenon of ‘the money shot’ across different media forms and from different disciplinary perspectives.
Cultural Industries in Shanghai Modern
24 May 2017
A public lecture by Professor Justin O’Connor, Monash University
Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 1
Wealth and status in an age of Trump: The cultural production and consumption of the super-rich
17 May 2017
14:00-17:30, Council Room first floor Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester
Creativity, Activism and Social Change
27 April 2017
A salon to discuss creativity, activism and social change with publishers, activists, cultural practitioners and academics.
Cultural Economy Futures
11 April 2017
Mark Banks will open an event on the future of the cultural and creative economy at Monash University, Melbourne. The event is organised by the Culture, Media, Economy research unit, one of CAMEo's research partners, and will feature a range of international academic, practitioners and policy-makers in discussion.
Workshop on Co-working dynamics and the city
1 March 2017
This workshop will bring co-working researchers, and those with a practical or policy interest, together to discuss a range of issues around co-working.
Literature, Writing and the Creative Economy: New Directions?
24 February 2017
CAMEo and the Centre for New Writing are hosting a Research Symposium & Workshop, with guest speakers Claire Squires and Rick Rylance on 24 February.
Newton Tech4Dev Event
25-26 November 2016
CAMEo sponsored a panel on ‘Digital Sweatshops’ at the launch of the Newton Tech4 Dev Network at the University of Leicester.
CAMEo Craft Cultures: Craft Drinks – Research Networking Event
11 November 2016
This one day symposium explores the meaning of ‘craft and the artisanal’ in the production and consumption of craft drinks such as natural wine, craft beer, traditional cider and small batch spirits.
CAMEo Craft Cultures: Craftivism Talk and Workshop
10 November 2016
An engaging afternoon featuring a talk by Sarah Corbett (Craftivist Collective) on craft as a tool for activism and a workshop on craftivist responses to gender equality in the workplace.
CAMEo Craft Cultures: A Conversation on Craft Culture – Keynote Speech and reception
9 November 2016
International experts Kate Fletcher, Susan Luckman and Nicola Thomas discuss craft across the divide between the everyday and the professional. Join us for an evening of exploring craft, sustainability in the fashion sector, craft work and craft micro-economies.
CAMEo Craft Cultures: Contemporary Crafts and Textiles Research – Research Networking Event
9 November 2016
Join us for a one day interdisciplinary symposium on crafts and textiles in the contemporary context, including amateur craft making (e.g. sewing, dressmaking, knitting, crocheting) as well as (micro) craft enterprises, craftivism, historical craft research, craft groups and communities in a digital context.
CAMEo Craft Cultures: Making a Living from Craft – Workshop
8 November 2016
Aimed at students and staff, this workshop with local textile artist Ruth Singer explores aspects of employability in the creative sector and includes a hands-on engagement activity. The workshop draws on Ruth’s experience of crafting a varied portfolio career whilst also developing one’s own creativity.
Leicester Business Festival: Diversity in the Creative Workforce
2 November 2016
CAMEo Director Mark Banks will give a talk on increasing diversity in the cultural and creative industries workforce, followed by a panel discussion with practitioners and policy makers.
Bass Culture Launch Event
29 September 2016
Please join the Black Music Research Unit and the Bass Culture project team, including, CAMEo Director Mark Banks to mark the start of the AHRC-funded project researching the influence of Jamaican music in the UK.
Something Old, Something New: The Wedding Spectacle across Contemporary Media Cultures
16 September 2016
The University of Leicester’s Media and Gender research group and CAMEo are co-hosting a one-day symposium on the rise of ‘wedding spectacle’ in media culture.
Critical Capacities: Media, Labour and Action
26 July 2016
CAMEo is co-hosting a one-day event that brings together leading media academics and activists to critically examine current trends and trajectories in global worlds of media work, and to present strategies and solutions for improving and enhancing conditions of media and cultural production.
CAMEo Official Launch
30 June 2016
CAMEo was officially launched on 30 June 2016 with a launch event organised by the University of Leicester.