This is the summary report of a convening hosted by the CPC at the University of Chicago's Center in Paris on June 1–2, 2015. The convening entailed two days of presentations and discussions with European colleagues about urban cultural projects—variously identified as “creative placemaking,” “urban regeneration,” or “culture-led development.”
In partnership with Joyce Foundation and DCASE, the Cultural Policy Center convened a series of discussions with Chicago-area arts and culture stakeholders with the goal of identifying the most pressing information and research needs of the local Chicago cultural sector. The result is a crowd-sourced research agenda that addresses the question, what do we need to know now in order to position Chicago as a global cultural city of the 22nd century?
Dr Jonathan Vickery, Associate Professor in the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, University of Warwick
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Carl Grodach, Assistant Professor in the School of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington