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Voices of culture report

In February 2016, researcher Jef Vlegels was invited to participate in the ‘Voices of Culture‘ structured dialogue between the European Commission and the Cultural sector on developing the entrepreneurial and innovation potential of the cultural and creative sectors. 145 more words

A high level statement of principles for culture in Scotland needs to go deeper and higher than the UK Culture White Paper

For several years, the UK government was largely silent on its high level support for culture, while politicians in Scotland have been increasingly passionate, eloquent and publicly committed to the value of culture to Scotland.   664 more words

Cultural Policy


Welcome to our new site which will initially host information about a series of four training events for postgraduate researchers and early career researchers around the impact of cultural policy on the field of the arts and humanities. 40 more words


Philip Schlesinger on the "creative industries orthodoxy"

This blog is a long-time fan of the University of Glasgow’s Philip Schlesinger, so it was with great interest that we stumbled across his 2015 lecture to the London School of Economics on that most controversial of cultural ideas, the “creative industries”. 102 more words

Cultural Policy

Questioning cultural leadership

Who do you depend upon to make your role in the arts possible? Who looks to you for support? What form of change would you most like to see happen – and who can help you bring it about? 452 more words


Participating without power: The limits of instrumentalised engagement with people & place

This is a copy of my abstract submitted for the forthcoming Creative People and Places conference entitled (unbelievably) People, Place, Power.  It was rejected.  Perhaps it was not academic enough or badly written?  543 more words

Economics And Culture

ARTLAND: Flagship arts & culture for some, catastrophic cuts for everyone else #Budget2016

Arts Council EnglandBeneath the old iron bridges, across the Victorian parks
And all the frightened people running home before dark
Past the Saturday morning cinema that lies crumbling to the ground… 843 more words

Economics And Culture