Alternative Perspectives on Cultural Participation

  • Victoria Durrer (Organiser)
  • Abigail Gilmore (Participant)
  • David Stevenson (Participant)
  • Leila Jancovich (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Organised, hosted and chaired this public event for QUB students and staff and arts and cultural practitioners and policymakers. Hosted guest speakers Abigail Gilmore (University of Manchester), Leila Jancovich (University of Leeds) and David Stevenson (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh) who lead us in a discussion exploring the assumptions, problems and capacity issues underlying how we define and value cultural participation in both policy and practice. The event took place at Brian Friel Theatre / Queen’s Film Theatre, Queen’s University Belfast on 23 October 2017 as part of my work as co-founder of Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland.

Period23 Oct 2017
Event typeOther
LocationBelfast, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • cultural participation
  • cultural policy