Tag: Liverpool

Beyond Impacts

Lessons and legacies from researching Liverpool’s European Capital of Culture The five year Impacts 08 research programme I have directed since 2006 culminated with a major international conference in Liverpool on the 12th March 2010. This conference officially launched the final report on the impacts of Liverpool hosting the European Capital of Culture title in…

Symbolic maps of the city

Garcia, B. (2007) ‘Symbolic maps of the city: Visualising conflicting narratives to capture the meaning(s) of place’ in: Mapping the City Seminar, Impacts 08, CAVA, City in Film and Institute for Popular Music, Liverpool (7 Nov)   In the context of culture-led regeneration initiatives, the representation of a city becomes a strongly contested issue. Local…