The Culture and Education District, London

The Institute of Cultural Capital conducted this scoping study for the Arts and Humanities Research Council in 2017. The study assessed the value of the emerging Culture and Education District (CED, rebranded as East Bank since 2018) in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This is a case study of a 'creative clustering’ in the making. … Continue reading The Culture and Education District, London

Building bridges between Olympic cities and the Olympic Movement

We have been awarded one of only six Advanced Olympic Research Grants by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), for a research project titled ‘The value of global cultural policy-making: Building bridges between Olympic cities and the Olympic Movement through transnational cultural narratives’. The project will document the testing and implementation of the first IOC Cultural Action Plan … Continue reading Building bridges between Olympic cities and the Olympic Movement

Glasgow 1990 | 10 year legacies

Cities and Culture Project: Understanding the Long-term Legacies of Glasgow 1990, European City of Culture From January 2002 to December 2005, Dr Beatriz Garcia was the principal investigator of a research project on Cities and Culture, using Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture as a case study. The research was conducted at the Centre for Cultural … Continue reading Glasgow 1990 | 10 year legacies