IOC [New] Culture and Heritage Commission

  After 15 years observing, analysing and offering a critique…

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Linking memory, knowlege & communication in Rio 2016

  On my way to Sao Paulo to share insights regarging…

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In praise of cultural policy research

Back in 2006, at the inaugural conference for a new UK…

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Intangible Heritage and urban development

On the 23rd September I am speaking at Sharing Cultures 2015  –…

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Public Service Media contribution to society

Find below my contribution to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU)…

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Rio 2016 Cultural Narrative for the Olympics

On August 5th 2015, Rio marked its final year to…

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Rio 2016: one year to go

I am in Brazil during the first week in August…

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The journey towards Hull 2017

I have spent a day in Hull, discussing regeneration opportunities,…

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Cultural value, media events & city narratives

Presentation at AIMAC 2015 (Aix-en-Provence & Marseille)   My paper…

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Regeneration with attitude: Towards Hull 2017

The Royal Society of Arts has invited me to speak…

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Urban Cultural Projects: Practice, Research, Policy

I have been invited by the University of Chicago’s Cultural…

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My research focus in 2015

In 2015, the European Capital of Culture programme celebrates 30…

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The cultural value of event-led city regeneration

I am in Helsinki presenting the paper ‘The cultural value of…

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Book Chapter: Capitals of Culture and External Projection

  I have contributed to the ‘Llibre Blanc de la…

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Remembering, Narrating & Re-connecting Space in Liverpool

On the 14 & 15 May I am contributing to…

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Urban Myths?

Urban Myths? Transforming narratives of place via the media representation…

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Presentation: Reclaiming the street

From the 1st to the 3rd September I contributed to…

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Heritage, Pride and Place

Exploring the contribution of World Heritage Site (WHS) status to…

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London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Evaluation: new design

Find here access to a completely re-designed version of the…

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Cultural Narrative of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Full reference: Garcia, B. (2014) ‘The Olympic Games Cultural Narrative:…

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