Better Together: Museums, Health Care and Collaborative Advantage
Kerry Wilson Friday, November 11th, 2016
In November 2016, the ICC’s Head of Research Kerry Wilson participated in a panel discussion on the value of collaboration between museum and health care sectors at the annual Museums Association conference in Glasgow. In her latest blog, she summarises her contribution to the debate.
Reflections on Rio 2016: On the need for both ‘black’ and ‘white’ narratives around mega-event impacts
Beatriz Garcia Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
In the fourth in a series of blogs on Rio 2016, Dr Beatriz García draws on the media portrayal of Rio as Olympic host and her own experiences as an observer during the Games to argue the case for both ‘black’ and ‘white’ narratives on the impacts of mega-events.
Reflections on Rio 2016: Bad stories are not always the truest
Beatriz Garcia Sunday, August 21st, 2016
In the third in a series of blogs from Rio 2016, Dr Beatriz García considers whether mainstream media coverage of Rio during the Games has paid sufficient attention to the positive urban, social and cultural changes occurring in Rio either as a result of the Games or in parallel to them.
Reflections on Rio 2016: Can the Olympic Games make do without a Cultural Olympiad?
Beatriz Garcia Saturday, August 20th, 2016
In the second in a series of blogs from Rio 2016, ICC Head of Research, Dr Beatriz García, reflects on how the absence of a four-year Cultural Olympiad has impacted on this year’s Games and considers the potential future role of the Cultural Olympiad, particularly for Tokyo, the host of the next Summer Games.