Comparative aspects of Cultural Capital
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A major project here is Cultural Capital: urban explorations across Europe. This will use a Manchester case study to examine both the production and demand for different cultural institutions to map out how cultural capital can be delineated in the use of urban space. This will then act as comparison point with other local studies, including academics collaborating in the SCUD network: Aalborg (Denmark), Stavanger (Norway), Porto (Portugal), Amiens (France), and in other nations (Santiago de Chile). This will be linked to the Hallsworth funding for the urban sociologist, Simon Parker to visit CRESC/IPEG in 2000-2010 to run a series of seminars on the urban
Rubio and Silva, on changes and conservation: challenges to the public. Theproject aims to explore the processes of conservation and preservation of art in galleries and museums. What are the material processes through which 'culture' is represented, preserved and enacted as a public good? How does the public relate to the processes of change, both 'natural' and implemented through scientific practices of conservation? A comparative study of the Tate and the Moma is envisaged
Alan Warde (Professor of Sociology) on 'pursuing the omnivore', including collaboration with the Sustainable Consumption Institute
Savage (and Soytemel) on fiction and transnational cultural capital, examining the role of fictional representation in the construction of culturally venerated transnational cities (2009)