November 2017 // Project: Cultural profile for British Council delegation // Client: Goldsmiths College, University of London
Role: Researcher // Cultural profiles on Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan
Research on the demographic, historical and political background of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, and on the dominant trends in culture and policy around the arts and creative industries.
August – September 2017 // Project: Cultural policy research // Client: Goldsmiths College, University of London
Role: Researcher // The impact of national cultural policy on the operation of theatres and theatre organisations
Conducting cultural policy research for the Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) in relation to the impact of national cultural policy on the operation of theatres and theatre organisations. This included conducting a review of key priorities for bodies such as DCMS and Arts Council England, and conducting one-to-one interviews with senior management at a range of NPO organisations of various sizes and types across the country in order to survey how this has impacted upon their decision-making at a strategic and operational level.