Do we still need Great Exhibitions to make sense of place?
Beatriz Garcia Friday, June 22nd, 2018
In this blog, ICC Director, Dr Beatriz García, reacts to the opening of the Great Exhibition of the North – pausing to consider the role that these events might play in the 21st century.
When it comes to culture-led regeneration, there are no one-size-fits-all models of success
Beatriz Garcia Thursday, June 14th, 2018
In this blog, published to coincide with the announcement of a forthcoming international symposium, ICC Director, Dr Beatriz García, draws lessons from the various cities to have been presented as models for culture-led regeneration.
Girls just wanna have fun…ding for their research
Beatriz Garcia, Rafaela Ganga Thursday, March 8th, 2018
In this blog to mark International Women’s Day, Dr Beatriz Garcia and Dr Rafaela Ganga pay homage to pioneering women in the field of urban cultural policy and address the barriers to full equality within academia that still remain.
Within These Walls: Prison education reform and the ethical prison library
Kerry Wilson Friday, December 1st, 2017
In the second blog on her Instrumental Values study, the ICC’s Head of Research and AHRC Leadership Fellow Kerry Wilson describes the policy context behind the project’s focus on prison libraries, and implications for ethical practice in the sector.