We are excited to be visiting Lagos (Nigeria) 13th-17th of November.
The research trip includes various research activities, presentations and dissemination and marks the start of new collaborations across the new Africa-Europe CoRE on Creative economies.
On the 13th of November, Dr Lauren England, Dr Eka Ipke and PhD research Ms Cristina Cabral will be filming across Lagos as part of their project “Supporting Women’s Creative Entrepreneurship in Lagos: A network and documentary film”.
On the 14th of November, Dr Lauren England will lead the organisation of a research workshop on Urban Creativity in Africa. Funded by the Urban Studies Foundation, the workshop included 12 papers being presented and discussed by an international group of established and emerging researchers and will focus on the research agenda in the area and new opportunities for collaborations.
On the evening of the 14th of November, the whole African Hub for Sustainable Creative Economies team will be meeting at M A D House to celebrate the launch of the new report and new Africa Europe CoRE on Creative Economies with an event entitled “Creative Economies in Africa: past and future research agendas”
On the 15th of November, Dr Lauren England and Dr Eka Ikpe will be hosting a networking event at Terra Kulture as part of their project “Supporting Women’s Creative Entrepreneurship in Lagos: A network and documentary film”.
On the 16th of November Dr Lauren England and Prof. Comunian will present the paper “African Hub for Sustainable Creative Economies: collaborative activities, impact and shared learning” as part of the ARUA Biennal conference.
In the afternoon of the 16th Prof. Comunian will contribute to a plenary panel of the ARUA Biennal conference on the topic “Preparing African Students for the Future” with a paper entitled “It takes a village: Supporting creative graduates in and beyond the creative industries”.
On the 17th of November, as part of the ARUA Biennal conference special CoE Session 5.1 (Unemployment & Skills Development) taking place at the Entrepreneurship and Skills Development Centre on the topic: “Reimagining the Future of Higher Education in Africa – The Place of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Curriculum Integration in Driving the Knowledge and Creative
Economy” organise by Prof. Adebisi, members of AHSCE will contribute with four papers.
This research trip will enable stronger collaborations between King’s College London, University of Lagos and ARUA in connection with launching the new Africa- Europe CoRE on Creative economies.