CPRA 2010: European Capitals of Culture and Everyday Cultural Diversity: A Comparison of Liverpool (UK) and Marseilles (France), March 2013

This publication is the result of an ethnographic field research in Liverpool and Marseilles. Collaborating with local art organisations, community groups and individuals, Claire Bullen investigates how narratives about cultural policies within and across European member states are put into practice in particular European cities, and how these circulating dynamics might influence everyday social relations in and across urban neighbourhoods.

This publication is the result of the 7th Cultural Policy Research Award in 2010.



Dr. Sophia Labadi received the 2008 Cultural Policy Research Award for her work evaluating the socio-economic impacts of selected regenerated heritage sites in Europe. We talk to Sophia about the impact of the award, international heritage, and on her future plans.

Christiaan De Beukelaer was awarded the 2012 Cultural Policy Research Award (CPRA) which lead to the publication of his book Developing Cultural Industries: Learning from the Palimpsest of Practice. Exploring the connection between culture and broader goals of human development, this research focuses on cultural and creative industries in developing countries.

The CPRA has been awarded to the best research on comparative cultural policies or management topics presented by a young researcher. Currently, eight published works are available in our Library and two more books will soon join featuring the 2012 and 2013 winners.

This publication is the result of the 3d Cultural Policy Research Award in 2006.

This publication is the result of the 2d Cultural Policy Research Award in 2005.