Stoke-On-Trent | City of Culture

Love Ties, Hanley Park, Stoke-On-Trent :: Artwork by Emily Peachey / www.emilycampbellpublicart.com :: Photo © Jon Ward

Stoke, the City of Culture? | Blog by Jonathan Ward

July 19, 2017
Stoke-On-Trent has set itself an ambitious task with its bid for UK City of Culture 2021. Should it be awarded the promising title then it will face a number of competing priorities and tensions, Jonathan Ward comments on the recent shortlisting, and the city should take it seriously.

Mural, Albion Street Stoke-On-Trent (CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0) Katt Skippon

WHAT MAKES FOR A GOOD LIFE IN STOKE-ON-TRENT? | A WORKSHOP REPORT

July 13, 2017
This report presents a summary of a workshop we held in Stoke-on-Trent in May of this year. The emphasis in the workshop was to encourage discussions around identifying existing assets within the city, and to consider what would make Stoke-on-Trent a better place to live.

Mural, Stoke-On-Trent :: CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 :: Katt Skippon / University of Surrey

THE POLITICAL NATURE OF SUSTAINABLE PROSPERITY | PANEL SESSION W JOAN WALLEY AND FANNY BROHOLM

March 16, 2017
Video now available +++ How can we build a political consensus for sustainability that is inclusive and fair? How do research and practice move beyond the divisive nature of ‘post-truth’ populism? As part of the 2017 Nexus conference, CUSP was hosting a breakout session with Kate Burningham, Fanny Broholm, Phil Catney, Will Davies and Joan Walley.

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SUSTAINABLE PROSPERITY AND THE CULTURAL INDUSTRIES | SEMINAR WITH GRAEME EVANS AND JON WARD, 22 MARCH 2017

March 22, 2017
This joint seminar brings together CUSP researcher Jonathan Ward and Graeme Evans from the Art & Design Research Institute (ADRI), Middlesex University to discuss the role of the cultural industries in creating sustainable prosperity.