Exploring Copyright: History, Culture, Industry

Marisa Gandelman, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC)

Have you ever thought about how a composer or a writer makes a living? This course will explore the history of creators becoming professionals. You’ll learn how copyright law developed from the idea that an artistic work is the property of its creator. You’ll discover how advances in communication, beginning with the invention of the printing press in the 15th century, have enabled the growth of the creative industries. We’ll also consider why the latest digital technologies present both opportunities and challenges for today’s copyright holders.

This is an introductory course open to anyone with an interest in history and copyright. It might also be of interest to anyone in the creative and cultural industries.

Dates:
  • 7 September 2020
  • 18 May 2020
  • 3 February 2020
  • 16 September 2019
  • 18 March 2019
  • 17 September 2018
  • 14 May 2018
  • 15 January 2018
  • 9 October 2017
  • 19 June 2017
  • 20 March 2017
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  • Language: English Gb

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