Examining social inclusion in the arts in Northern Ireland
- Date: 17/10/2013 - Author: Dr Dan Hull
This research paper examines the degree of social inclusion in the arts in Northern Ireland, focusing particularly on engagement in areas of high deprivation. Comparisons are made with other jurisdictions, and the evidence for the perceived social benefits of widening engagement with the arts is examined.
A brief comparison of arts council strategies in the UK and Ireland
- Date: 08/07/2013 - Author: Dr Dan Hull
This paper and associated table summarise in very brief terms some of the key differences between the strategy documents produced in recent years by the government arts agencies throughout the UK and Ireland.
Preparations and legacy planning for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014
- Date: 28/06/2013 - Author: Dr Dan Hull
This research paper summarises preparations by the Scottish Government and other public bodies for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014. It also examines plans for the social and economic legacy of the Games, and highlights a number of issues which may be of interest in a Northern Ireland context.
A summary of the European Capital of Culture programme
- Date: 10/05/2013 - Author: Dr Dan Hull
This paper provides a brief summary of the European Capital of Culture programme. It discusses some of the conclusions made of the programme as a whole, highlights some brief examples to illustrate key successes and difficulties, and then focuses specifically on the example of Liverpool in 2008.
This paper provides information on some of the options available from the European Union for the funding of sport, with a view to providing for sport within schools. Reference is also made to various education-specific funds, though none of these are geared towards sport.