This symposium will bring together some of the world’s foremost experts to examines creative industries in East and Southeast Asia.
Creative Industries in East and Southeast Asia
Date: (Fri) 29 June 2012 from 10:30 to 18:00
Venue: The Japan Foundation, London, 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH
This symposium will bring together some of the world’s foremost experts to examines creative industries in East and Southeast Asia and how it is shaped by and shaping global relation of power, which is rapidly tilting toward the East. Spurred but no longer led by Japan, countries in East Asia have endeavored to catch-up with Western economies and increasingly compete against each other. The focus is no longer exclusively on manufacturing and productivity but is shifted to nurturing creativity and culture and becoming a branded cool nation. In this historical conjuncture, this symposium provides a fresh looks at East Asia’s move up the global value chain, growing regional cooperation and competition and unexpected trajectory and localization of the idea of creative industries, which originated in the UK.
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- Professor Anthony Fung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
- Professor Yoshitaka Mouri (Tokyo University of the Arts)
- Professor Eunmee Kim (Seoul National University, South Korea)
- Dr Yeran Kim (Kwangwoon University, South Korea)
- Dr Lorraine Lim (Birkbeck)
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