[Centre] draft

Sally-Jane Norman S.J.Norman at sussex.ac.uk
Wed Aug 24 10:30:08 CEST 2011

Appended tries to – very succinctly - weave rhetorical concerns below more pragmatically into the text. Take or leave. Lots of ideas for next round in any case.


From: IT Services <s.j.norman at sussex.ac.uk<mailto:s.j.norman at sussex.ac.uk>>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 21:23:44 +0100
To: Sean Cubitt <sean.cubitt at unimelb.edu.au<mailto:sean.cubitt at unimelb.edu.au>>, Group working in the Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy <p2p-centre at lists.ourproject.org<mailto:p2p-centre at lists.ourproject.org>>
Cc: "Warren L." <L.Warren at soton.ac.uk<mailto:L.Warren at soton.ac.uk>>
Subject: RE: draft

Thanks Sean. This looks exciting. Is there any way we might emphasise the Centre's role in honing UK expertise, opening it up and ensuring it's fully tuned to the wealth of business practices on the rise beyond this land? This is a key concern for AHRC, ESRC et al who tend to be painfully retarded "Creative Britain" thinkers.  Of course we can't say that, but can stress the importance of business model diversity for socio-economic sustainability, and the ways this Centre might nurture social cohesion by revitalising the ethos of the Commons, in a landscape scarred by alienation, dispossession, non-identification, etc. Sorry for rhetorical overkill but hopefully you get what I mean.

It might be useful to allude to Asian energies, which tend to be an obsession... The UK as a crossroads for multicultural dynamics and mores, inspiring its richly diversified communities with exemplary new business models etc. Dunno.

LIberate Media - Tim Greenhalgh (Lorraine's contact and usefully Southampton-loyal, Brighton based) - has also been contacted and could be a good relay (information/ PR vector amongst others). Kirk Woolford would readily be part of the Sussex team and has ample soft- and hardware development experience, private sector (US/ Europe) and govt. / research council/ TSB etc.

Am in your old Dundee haunt Thur-Fri  so shall will the walkers onwards.



Sally Jane Norman
Professor of Performance Technologies
Director, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
Silverstone 310
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9RG
United Kingdom
From: Sean Cubitt [sean.cubitt at unimelb.edu.au<mailto:sean.cubitt at unimelb.edu.au>]
Sent: Tuesday, 23 August 2011 12:21 p.m.
To: Group working in the Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy
Cc: Warren L.; Sally-Jane Norman
Subject: draft

I sent this yesterday but the listserver bounced saying I had to many recipients:

The problem being that we do not yet know the total of those invovled; and we have not got a way to articulate the loose grouping so far at southampton with the P2P communication channels – Franco: when the bounce reaches you, it might be as well to add the people named to the circuation for this list

I also copy in the two people who will be working this the net phase (till 2 september) whie I'm on fieldwork: Prof sally Jane Norman and Dr Lorraine Warren

I paste the original message and the list f recipients: I sent it at 4.00pm BST; only three comments retrned so far, all supportive ; we have also got a lot of local partners some listed who have now sent support messages, important fpr our tatctical presentation



Dear Colleagues

The team asked me to to a first draft of the EoI

I am delighted to acknowledge the generous help of Prof Sally Jane Norman
from Sussex who has come aboard and been a rock

I've also taken the liberty of contacting more potential partners.
Unfoprtunately everyone else is at the beach - which is why the wild-eyed
trot got the job of drafting this

Absolutely the first draft. I've left space for additions, and of course
we will have to rewrite as a group

I may have put in too much detail on personnel; ad we may need it for a
more strategic expression in the section on Partnership; colleagues will
also I trust have theior own drums to beat as to 'orograms of work' - I
think  the model may be good; and I hope that we reflect the originality
of he proposal

By the way Prof Ian Hargreaves has agreed to come and give a talk at
Winchester in the autumn term; we are just negotiating dates with lawrence
Lessig to arrange a dialogue between them. Unfortunately we are not able
to make their dates coincide with Michel bauwens visit here in december,
but a ball will be very truly rolling by then

Technicalities: I leave to walk the Pilgrim's Way on Thirsday morning and
will have little or no e-mail access. Lorraine Warren
<L.Warren at soton.ac.uk<mailto:L.Warren at soton.ac.uk>> kindly offered to pick up the baton during my
absence - I shoud be available on the 2nd of September

I had thought of posting on the P2P wiki or to Google Docs for editing but
with so many hands, I'm not sure whether that is the best way:
recommendations would be excellent

With thanks

Matthews N.S. <N.S.Matthews at soton.ac.uk<mailto:N.S.Matthews at soton.ac.uk>>; Appleby K.M. <K.M.Appleby at soton.ac.uk<mailto:K.M.Appleby at soton.ac.uk>>; Beales R.M. <richard.beales at soton.ac.uk<mailto:richard.beales at soton.ac.uk>>; Brailsford S.C. <S.C.Brailsford at soton.ac.uk<mailto:S.C.Brailsford at soton.ac.uk>>; Butler P. <P.Butler at soton.ac.uk<mailto:P.Butler at soton.ac.uk>>; Earl G.P. <graeme.earl at soton.ac.uk<mailto:graeme.earl at soton.ac.uk>>; Foster S.A. <S.A.Foster at soton.ac.uk<mailto:S.A.Foster at soton.ac.uk>>; Harris L.J. <L.J.Harris at soton.ac.uk<mailto:L.J.Harris at soton.ac.uk>>; Kling G. <G.Kling at soton.ac.uk<mailto:G.Kling at soton.ac.uk>>; Moreau L. <lavm at soton.ac.uk<mailto:lavm at soton.ac.uk>>; Parikka J. <J.Parikka at soton.ac.uk<mailto:J.Parikka at soton.ac.uk>>; Price N. <N.Price at soton.ac.uk<mailto:N.Price at soton.ac.uk>>; Reynolds N. <N.Reynolds at soton.ac.uk<mailto:N.Reynolds at soton.ac.uk>>; Saxby S.J. <S.J.Saxby at soton.ac.uk<mailto:S.J.Saxby at soton.ac.uk>>; Warren L. <L.Warren at soton.ac.uk<mailto:L.Warren at soton.ac.uk>>; Woolley D. <D.Woolley at soton.ac.uk<mailto:D.Woolley at soton.ac.uk>>; Nazzini R. <R.Nazzini at soton.ac.uk<mailto:R.Nazzini at soton.ac.uk>>; Hannigan B.M. <B.M.Hannigan at soton.ac.uk<mailto:B.M.Hannigan at soton.ac.uk>>; Reid E.S. <E.S.REID at soton.ac.uk<mailto:E.S.REID at soton.ac.uk>>; White W.H. <whw at soton.ac.uk<mailto:whw at soton.ac.uk>>; Sally-Jane Norman <S.J.Norman at sussex.ac.uk<mailto:S.J.Norman at sussex.ac.uk>>

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