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A theme wide 'cultural sector map of Manchester', to be used for academics and non academics. This will include biographical listings of key individuals, events, and institutions, but including our interpretation and analysis of these links and relationships. This to lead us to a book on 'Mapping Manchester Culture' which will draw on the various committments listed below and which will be team authored. It is also hoped that this will lead to specialized teaching activities, e.g. in the form of short courses aimed at cultural sector professionals
Miles and Savage, on The remaking of the British cultural elite joint with theme 1,a nd which will include here a specific focus on Manchester elites to dovetail with national elite mapping being conducted in Theme 1
Miles and Gilmore on NW Cultural Olympiad, exploring the dynamics of 'real' versus 'virtual' participation, the role of festivals and events on 'place-making', linking culture and sport, and examining the role of cultural intermediaries and 'leadership' in organizational development
Miles, from his work on 'impact' evaluations with art organizations and secondment to the DCMS, on the history, politics and ideology of evidence generation in policy making and the 'applied' cultural sector (2009-2011)
John Pickstone (Professor of the History of Science), on Manchester History Festival, linking website for this February event available and making it a resource to document popular history making in the Manchester area
Janet Wolff, with Savage on Manchester cultural institutions. To explore the changing historical role of civic cultural institutions in Manchester
Simon Parker ( Senior Lecturer in Politics, York and Savage on Cities after neo-liberalism. This to lead to a seminar that Parker will organize in association with IPEG and CRESC to consider the changing role of cultural processes in urban governance.
Adrian Favell (SSRC-ESRC visiting fellowship on Creative Cities: comparing London and Tokyo). This will examine comparative examples of cultural regeneration strategies, using Tokyo, London, Manchester and Yokahama as case studies (2009-2010).
Gilmore, on Cultural assests mapping methodologies for local cultural, regeneration and place-making strategies