Browsing All posts tagged under »cultural development«

A visit to Belgrade

March 2, 2015

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Last week, Dr Samantha Chaperon and I, from the University of Greenwich, presented at the Belgrade Tourism Conference 2015, which was being held alongside the Belgrade Tourism Fair.  We were invited to speak by Serbia4Youth, an amazing organisation who are working to present Serbia as a destination for young people from across Europe and beyond. Serbia4Youth brought […]

Tourism, culture and economic development: The Tourism Symposium 2014

April 11, 2014

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I’ll be speaking at the Tourism Society symposium in Liverpool on 3rd June 2014.  This event is looking at the relationship between tourism, culture and economic development and has some fantastic contributors.  The symposium runs over two days and is being held in the Merseyside Maritime Museum – you have to book and you can […]

Arts-led regeneration – visit of Japanese scholars to Kent

November 9, 2010

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I was very pleased to be invited last week to speak to a group of Japanese scholars from Oita University who were on a visit to Kent to investigate cultural regeneration led by Teresa Smith from the University of Oxford.    I spoke about my research into the social impacts of cultural regeneration and we had a […]

Why choose the arts to regenerate a community?

September 12, 2010

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This is the presentation that I gave at the ‘Cultural Journeys’ conference at University Centre Folkestone on 9th September. It is mainly images, but if you download it you can read my notes in the PowerPoint file that include references to some useful sources about cultural regeneration.

Simulated Cities

July 8, 2010

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I’ve recently had this monograph, based on my Master’s research, published as a book called ‘Simulated Cities: cultural regeneration, branding and representation in urban development’.  Click on the image below to find out more information…

Social Seaside

March 8, 2010

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I have started a new blog and a new twitter account to record the progress of my PhD research into the cultural regeneration of seaside towns in the UK.  I’ll be posting fairly regular updates on my research, which is now into its last 12 months, and also using them as a forum for discussion […]

The politico-cultural complex by the seaside

October 8, 2009

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Last week I went to the Black/North SEAS conference in Skegness.  I posted regularly to my twitter profile while I was there and because of this I was asked by New Start Magazine to contribute a blog post to their website.  You can read this short article by clicking here. “There was some exciting artistic […]