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Capitalising Culture: Liverpool 2008
This article analyses the political, economic and social contexts of Liverpool's successful bid to become European Capital of Culture, 2008. Publication | 13 oct 2008
Capitalising on Culture: An Evaluation of Culture-Led Urban Regeneration Policy
This paper gives a brief synopsis of culture-led regeneration models, addressing the validity of arguments for a "culture-led urban regeneration … Publication | 13 oct 2008
City/culture Discourses: Evidence from the Competition to Select the European Capital of Culture 2008
This article reports on a study of three cities that participated in the competition to select a European Capital of Culture for 2008: Liverpool, Cardiff and … Publication | 13 oct 2008
Cultural Policy as Urban Transformation? Critical Reflections on Glasgow, European City of Culture 1990
This paper revisits Glasgow, European City of Culture 1990, and considers the main criticisms made of Glasgow’s cultural policy as an urban renewal strategy. Publication | 13 oct 2008
Deconstructing the City of Culture: the Long-term Cultural Legacies of Glasgow 1990
This paper evaluates the success of the European Union City/Capital of Culture programme as a model for culture-led regeneration by assessing the long-term … Publication | 13 oct 2008
European Capital of Culture on the Periphery
This paper examines the current and future status of Pécs, an ECOC title-holder in Hungary for 2010. Publication | 13 oct 2008
Identity, politics and conflict in dockland development in Cork, Ireland: European Capital
This paper explores the politics of waterfront development in connection with Cork’s preparation and tenure of the 2005 European Capital of Culture. Publication | 13 oct 2008
Planning Culture and Time in a Mega-event: Thessaloniki as the European City of Culture in 1997
This paper addresses the growing importance of mega-events in urban cultural development, focusing on the atypical example of the European Cities of Culture, … Publication | 13 oct 2008
Symbolic Capitals: Visual Discourse and Intercultural Exchange in the European Capital of Culture Scheme
While considering the political/cultural/economic ideologies that underpin the creation of a supposedly pan-European identity, the paper also shows how these … Publication | 13 oct 2008
The Cultural Strategy of Rotterdam
This paper deals with the cultural policy and strategy of Rotterdam, in particular with regard to its designation as 'European City of Culture' for the year … Publication | 13 oct 2008