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17:30 - 19:00 16 November 2016

Creative Economy in Peru: balance and perspectives


Lecture Room 103 | UCL – Institute of the Americas (link Map)
51 Gordon Square | London | WC1H 0PQ | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

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Mr Andrew Senior, Andrew Senior Associates - Unesco
Richard Naylor, Director, BOP consulting
Cristina Rosemberg Montes, Senior Consultant, Technopolis Group
Felix Lossio, PhD candidate, Newcastle University

Coined in the United Kingdom in the early nineties, the creative economy refers to the services and products protected by intellectual property rights, in which the “creative content” plays an essential role. Sectors such as the visual and performing arts, the film industry, publishing, videogames, music or in some cases gastronomy and architecture; are included. As has been demonstrated during the last decade particularly for developed countries, the creative industries play a major role in national economies and international trading, having in some cases a larger impact both in the GDP and in the creation of employment than areas such as construction, mining or agriculture. More importantly, they are crucial in the promotion of citizenship and senses of belongings.


Oscar Martinez
+44 (0)20 3108 9721 | ucl-ia@ucl.ac.uk


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