We’re committed to making the project findings available as soon as possible.  Where available, links to open access versions of the publications are listed below.


Jones P, Isakjee A, Lorne C, Jam C & Warren S (in press) Urban landscapes and the atmosphere of place. Urban Morphology forthcoming

Warren S (in press). The Birmingham Surrealist Laboratory: unlocking community, religion and the avant-garde in a super-diverse city. In Geographies of Urban Public Art: Spatial Mediations of Art, People and Identities . London: Routledge

Jones P & Warren S (2016) Time, rhythm & the creative economy. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 41;3 286-296 [open access]

Jones P & Jam C (2016) Creating ambiances, co-constructing place: a poetic transect across the city.  Area. 48;3 317-324 [open access]


Perry B, Smith K & Warren S (2015) Revealing and re-valuing cultural intermediaries in the ‘real’ creative city: Insights from a diary-keeping exercise, European Journal of Cultural Studies, 18;6 724-740.

Grosvenor I & Macnab N (2015) Photography as an agent of transformation: education, community and documentary photography in post-war Britain, Paedagogica Historica, 51;1-2, 117-135

Warren S & Jones P (2015) Local governance, disadvantaged communities and cultural intermediation in the creative urban economy, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 33;6  1738-1752

Warren S & Jones P eds. (2015) Creative economies, creative communities: rethinking place, policy and practice Ashgate, Farnham

Long P (2014) ‘Breathing a bit of life back into the blocks’: cultural place making in the inner city Edge Condition 5, pp122-127 http://www.edgecondition.net/vol-5-placemaking.html accessed 1 February 2015

Durrer, V & O’Brien, D (2014) ‘Arts Promotion’. in JS Maguire & J Matthews (eds), The Cultural Intermediaries Reader, Sage, London pp. 100-112.

Tim May & Beth Perry (2014) ‘Reflexivity and the Practice of Qualitative Research’, in Flick, U (ed) The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis Sage, London.

May, T. and Perry, B. (2013) ‘Universities, reflexivity and critique: uneasy parallels in practice’. Policy Futures in Education 11;5, 505-514

Dave O’Brien (2013) Cultural Policy: Management, Value and Modernity in the Creative Industries Routledge, London


Ideas 4 Ordsall youtube channel

Poetic Transect of Balsall Heath (2015)

Poetic Transect of Cardiff (2014)

Connected Communities Festival Cultural Intermediation interview (2014)

Brochures, pamphlets and working papers

Vaughan Jones, Y (2015) Artists as cultural intermediaries: a report of the Square Mile Project.  Working paper produced in collaboration with Visiting Arts.

De Propris L & Mwara S (2013) Demystifying cultural intermediaries: Who are they, what do they do and where can they be found in England? Working Paper, University of Birmingham.

Culture, creativity and community: reflections on the urban economy.  Brochure produced for the AHRC Connected Communities Festival, 1-2 July 2014

Diwylliant, creadigrwydd a’r gymuned: myfyrdodau ar yr economi drefol.  Brochure produced for the AHRC Connected Communities Festival, 1-2 July 2014

Mapping cultural intermediation. Leaflet produced for the AHRC Connected Communities Festival, 1-2 July 2014

Mapio Cyfryngu Diwylliannol. Leaflet produced for the AHRC Connected Communities Festival, 1-2 July 2014

International Working Papers Series

Theresa Bean (2013) ‘Connecting communities in the creative urban economy: Medellìn, Columbia’

Yuanping Fang, Sisi Wang, Xuewei Liu (2013) ‘Development process, characteristics and mechanism of culture and creative industries in Guangzhou’

Yudhishthir Raj Isar and Navina Jafa (2013) ‘The special case of Delhi’

Whitney Johnson (2013) ‘The cultural and creative economy of Chicago’

Emília Barna (2013) ‘Connecting communities in the creative urban economy: Budapest’

Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, 27-29 August 2014

Paul Long: Whose culture, whose creative city?  Cultural rights between policy intermediaries and community

16 May 2014 Art, Recognition and Social Science: Re-Thinking (E)valuation

Dave O’Brien: Thinking about Some Cities

October 2014 Project Continuity Day PowerPoints

April 2014 Project Continuity Day PowerPoints

September 2013 Project Continuity Day PowerPoints

July 2013 AHRC Connected Communities Showcase Posters

October 2012 Project Continuity Day PowerPoints

April 2012 Project Launch Day PowerPoints


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