Category: Projects

Impacts 08 – The Liverpool Model. European Capital of Culture Research Programme

Additional information and links: Impacts 08 website | Programme summary Impacts 08 – The Liverpool Model, is a joint research initiative of the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, which evaluates the impact of Liverpool’s hosting the European Capital of Culture title in 2008. The research, commissioned by Liverpool City Council, is the…

(2006) Non-Accredited Media, Olympic Games and the Host City

Miah. A. and Garcia, B. (2006) Invited Plenary Speaker: ‘Non-Accredited Media, Olympic Games and the Host City’ in Communication Forum 2006: Global Olympiad, Chinese Media, National Center for Radio and Television Studies, Communication University of China and Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania (Beijing, July 2006) Since their inauguration in 1896, the Modern Olympic…

(2006-2008) Towards London 2012: Non-accredited Media, Cultural Discourses, and Olympic Host City Identity

Co-investigators: Dr Beatriz Garcia and Dr Andy Miah Research funded by the British Academy. Additional information and links: Culture @ the Olympics | 2006 edition This project develops BA funded research awarded to Drs Garcia and Miah in 2004 to study the role of the non-accredited media centre (NAMC) at the Athens Olympic Games. Our…

(2002- 2005) Cities and Culture Project: Understanding the Long-term Legacies of Glasgow 1990, European City of Culture

Lead Investigator: Research funded by the Centre for Cultural Policy Research (CCPR, University of Glasgow).  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…

(2004) From Athens 2004 to London 2012: The contribution of non-accredited media centres to representing the Olympic games host city

Co-investigators: Dr Beatriz Garcia and Dr Andy Miah Research funded by the British Academy (Jan-Dec 2004) This project has assessed the utility of non-accredited media centres (NAMCs) as a platform for securing appropriate media reporting of cultural matters during the Olympic Games. The research conducted in Athens 2004 supports earlier findings gathered at the Sydney…

(2002-2003) Evaluation of Cultureshock, North West Cultural Programme for the 2002 Commonwealth Games

Research commissioned by the main partners of Cultureshock, including the Arts Council of England and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. The project was undertaken within the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow, with contributions from Christine Hamilton (CCPR Director) and Carmen Bota (CCPR researcher). The final report and summary reports are kept at…