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(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2021, May)
(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'. Paper presented at Annual Symposium of Music Scholars in Finland, Online
For many commentators over the last two decades, digitisation represents nothing short of a watershed moment in how music is produced, stored, and consumed. In this paper, I a...

Privacy Fundamentalism: An Essay on Social Responsibility

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2020)
Privacy Fundamentalism: An Essay on Social Responsibility. Journal of Information Ethics, 29(1), 13-29
No abstract available.

Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism

Journal Article
Duff, A., & Ito, Y. (2020)
Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism. Keio communication review, 42(3), 53-74
Utopianism has always had a bad press. The whole genre, not least classics such as Thomas More’s Utopia (More, 1516), Robert Owen’s New View of Society (Owen, 1813), and Willi...

'Need we Say More': Contemporary Responses to the Fairlight CMI

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2020, December)
'Need we Say More': Contemporary Responses to the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at Sound Instruments and Sonic Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference, National Science & Media Museum, Bradford/Online
Often described as the first digital sampler, the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI) was primarily a digital synthesizer and computer workstation. Launched in 1979, i...

Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2020)
Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law. Journal of Media Law, 12(2), https://doi.org/10.1080/17577632.2020.1831141
In Norowzian v Arks Ltd. (No.2) the Court of Appeal determined that the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 protects films as dramatic works. What, conceptually and in pra...

(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and ‘The PlayStation Generation’

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2020, May)
(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and ‘The PlayStation Generation’. Paper presented at London Calling IASPM UK & Ireland Conference, Online/University of West London
For many commentators over the last two decades, digitisation represents nothing short of a watershed moment in how music is produced, stored, and consumed. Just as the era of...

Islay Jazz Festival

Journal Article
Medboe, H., & Maclean, D. (2020)
Islay Jazz Festival. Jazz Research Journal, 12(2), https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.40304
This article considers the ecologies and stakeholder interests that overlap in the staging of an annual jazz festival on a small Scottish island in the Outer Hebrides. Through...

Popular Music and the Anthropocene

Journal Article
Ribac, F., & Harkins, P. (2020)
Popular Music and the Anthropocene. Popular Music, 39(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0261143019000539
Ribac, F., & Harkins, P. (2020). Popular Music and the Anthropocene. Popular Music, 39(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0261143019000539

Commission, Position and Production: Intent and Intervention in Minority Language Programmes

Book Chapter
Maclean, D. (2019)
Commission, Position and Production: Intent and Intervention in Minority Language Programmes. In C. Batty, M. Berry, K. Dooley, B. Frankham, & S. Kerrigan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production (19-31). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-21744-0_2
This chapter uses documentaries to examine the processes, thinking and practices that a filmmaker undergoes, from the initial idea through to production. It will consider how ...

Following the Auteurs: Kate Bush and the Fairlight CMI

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2019, December)
Following the Auteurs: Kate Bush and the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at This Woman's Work: A Kate Bush Symposium, Edinburgh College of Art
I’m a big fan of Kate Bush’s music but my priority in this paper is not to praise her many achievements. Instead, I want to look at how she was using music technologies in the...
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Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries

2020 - 2021
This project will identify ways to support progression, resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries. The project will investigate the data contained in the Film Bang d...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £35,266

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium for Gender and Public Engagement

2020 - 2021
Gender inequality in the Pacific is a serious challenge and a sensitive issue - requiring a culturally appropriate and joined up development approach to support and drive the necessary social changes....
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £93,888

Scotland Futures Forum Film

2018 - 2019
The "Our Future Scotland" Film has been commissioned by the Scotland Future's Forum at the Scottish Parliament. The film will be showcased at the Parliament on 16th May 2018 and form the basis of an ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £1,500

A Disappearing Hebridean Story

2016 - 2018
This proposal is for funding to interview the surviving islanders from Scarp in Gaelic and English, collect existing archival documents and recordings and produce a practice/research documentary film ...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,500

Scottish Adoption

2014 - 2015
The project aims to create a series of scripts as well as a development plan for the creation of a package of new innovative products that use film and text to examine issues around adoption such as a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Virtual Exhibitions of Images

2014 - 2014
The AHRC Image Gallery is designed to highlight the rich possibilities of the digital image, its central place in the arts and humanities and as a showcase for the work and talents of the arts and hum...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £3,200

Learning from Korea - Media Skins as Public Art

2012 - 2015
Academic research into the use of video content for public art projects involving archival research, content preparation & knowledge transfer in preparation for a groundbreaking collaboration between ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £2,242

New Commercial Business Model for Independent Scottish Online Newspaper

2012 - 2013
With expertise from Edinburgh Napier, Caledonian Mercury would like to develop a new model for generating income by investigating various fundraising options such as crowd funding of specific stories ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,960

New Online Local TV News Service - Freakworks

2012 - 2012
The company are planning to launch a new division of their business called ‘Leith.TV’. This will be a video-on-demand hyper local news service which will have a focus on Leith centric news. They are a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,805

Allmediascotland.com

2011 - 2012
Allmediascotland.com has identified the introduction of multi-media content to their site as a mechanism to grow and expand their business. The project will enable the company to develop the skills to...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,425

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