Understanding everyday participation: Re-locating culture, value and inequality

The UEP project team invites you to register for  the conference:

Understanding everyday participation: Re-locating culture, value and inequality

11-12 June, 2018

Friends’ Meeting House, Manchester

Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Omar Lizardo (University of Notre Dame) and Professor Kate Oakley (University of Leeds)

Conference programme:

Registration

Registrations are also welcome from those who are not presenting papers. Registration closed on Wednesday 23 May.

About the conference

The Understanding Everyday Participation – Articulating Cultural Values project calls into question the traditional boundaries of ‘culture’ and exposes the role these play in the making of economic, social and geographical inequalities. Its research disputes the methodological nationalism that dominates understandings of cultural participation and demands a radical re-appraisal of the meanings and stakes attached to participation and ‘cultural value’.

This closing project conference asks how we might re-think the field of participation studies, both within and across disciplinary boundaries, including its articulations with policy. Papers contributing to the debate about the future of cultural participation research will be presented under the following themes:

  • Cultural values and participation
  • Geographies of everyday participation
  • Creative economies and the everyday
  • Health, wellbeing and everyday participation
  • Arts, culture and heritage and the everyday
  • Participation, identities and power

Conference Flyer

Abstracts

The Understanding Everyday Participation – Articulating Cultural Values project thanks everyone who submitted abstracts for the conference.

To contact us please email uep-admin@manchester.ac.uk.

 

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