The Creative Economy
 

China

John Howkins is a well-known figure in the development of China's creative economy. He visits China frequently to meet government and business leaders.

In 2006 the Shanghai Municipal Government and the Shanghai School of Creativity, Shanghai Theatre Academy, set up the John Howkins Research Centre on the Creative Economy.  He is an adviser to the Shanghai Creative Industries Association and the Shanghai Creative Industry Centre, as well as to the NanChang Government, Wuxi.

He first visited China in 1979 and wrote Mass Communication in China, 1982, a first-hand account of the country's expanding TV, film, publishing and telecoms industries.  

He has recenty been invited to give keynote speeches to the Beijing Olympic Organising Committee; China Beijing International Hi-Tech Expo (CHITEC); Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration (SIPA); Shanghai Design Biennial; Asian Cultural Cooperation Forum; the Shanghai Expo Official Forum; and the UN Creative Industry Week.

中国

作为中国创意经济的权威人物,约翰_霍金斯频繁访问中国,在重大会议、论坛,电台和电视上发表演讲,并多次受邀就政府政策和商业策略问题提出咨询意见。

他是上海戏剧学院副院长兼客座教授,上海创意及创新学院院长,并且担任上海创意产业协会和上海创意产业中心顾问。

他于1979年首次访问中国,完成著作《中国大众传媒》(1982),用第一手材料记录、研究了中国发展中的电视、电影、出版和通讯产业。

目前参与的主要工作包括,北京奥运会组织委员会,中国北京国际科技产业博览会,上海市知识产权局,上海设计双年展,亚洲文化合作论坛

"John Howkins is a renowned British economist and father of the creative industry."CCTV, Beijing



   
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