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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Ron Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains seventeen lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2007. Subject matter ranges from commemoration of the American Civil War, to an ... More


Towards More Democratic Cultural Institutions?

Luis Moreno-Caballud

in Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the modes of constructing alternatives to the tradition of cultural authoritarianism and neoliberalism by focusing on institutions that try to offer permanent life spaces for ... More


The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume asks fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power struggles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French ... More


Individuals and Institutions

Giovanna Ceserani

in Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter reinterprets the origins of modern classical archaeology by examining the founding of the first archaeological institute, the Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica. Understanding the ... More


The Deconstruction of Public Service Broadcasting

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines a number of things: the ideological and structural challenges of the 1980s to most public broadcasting organisations around the globe; the consequences of those challenges for ... More


Digital Cultural Communication: Audience and Remediation

Angelina Russo and Jerry Watkins

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how convergent new media technologies can connect cultural heritage institutions to new audiences through community cocreation programs using a framework called “Digital ... More


Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Fiona Cameron and Sarah Kenderdine (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a critical and theoretical appraisal of the uses of digital media by cultural heritage institutions. Previous discussions of cultural heritage and digital technology have left the ... More


Introduction

Pamela Kyle Crossley, Helen F. Siu, and Donald S. Sutton

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Ethnicity is produced by socio-political orders that are stratified by associations of certain regions and certain cultural institutions with the “normal,” “classic,” or “formal.” The importance of ... More


Introduction

Peggy Levitt

in Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286061
eISBN:
9780520961456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286061.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book examines how museums create diverse communities both within and beyond their borders. Drawing on first-hand conversations with curators, policy makers, academics, museum directors, and ... More


On Symbolic Power: Towards a Cultural Sociology of Policing

Ian Loader and Aogán Mulcahy

in Policing and the Condition of England: Memory, Politics and Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299066
eISBN:
9780191685583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299066.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter aims to do three things. First, drawing principally on Bourdieu's (1991) notion of symbolic power, it outlines what is entailed in thinking about policing as a cultural institution and ... More


Artistic Institutions, Initiatives, and Policies

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter takes a look at the slow creation of new cultural institutions and policies. It studies the campaigns designed to bring culture and art more directly to the masses, the move toward more ... More


Introduction: The Postmodern Public Sphere

Timothy Melley

in The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451232
eISBN:
9780801465918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451232.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the emergence of covert state agencies and the covert sphere. During the Truman administration in 1947, the National Security Act established the Central ... More


“The Strongest Weapons in the Hands of Jewish Workers” (1924)

United Jewish Workers’ Cultural Society

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0036
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter calls for further support for the United Jewish Workers' Cultural Society to develop Yiddish language and culture, in resistance to the general trend toward Americanization. It details ... More


Arabia and the East: How Singapore and Doha Display the Nation and the World

Peggy Levitt

in Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286061
eISBN:
9780520961456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286061.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines how Singapore and Doha display the nation and the world through museums. New museums are on the drawing board in Doha as part of a strategic master plan to use cultural ... More


Culture, participation and identity in contemporary Manchester

Andrew Miles

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Andrew Miles offers an empirical study of the cultural practices of Manchester’s contemporary population. His essay is a contribution to continuing debates about the relationship between culture, ... More


Social Movements, Cultural Studies, and Institutions: On the Shifting Conditions of Practices

Kuan-Hsing Chen

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Drawing on his own involvement over the past 20 years, in this chapter, the writer pinpoints the shifting dynamics between social movements, Cultural Studies and institutions. He argues that in the ... More


Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display

Peggy Levitt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286061
eISBN:
9780520961456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286061.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

What can we learn about nationalism by looking at a country’s cultural institutions? How do the history and culture of particular cities help explain how museums represent diversity? This book takes ... More


The Enlightenment of Kasza

Katherine Lebow

in Unfinished Utopia: Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949-56

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451249
eISBN:
9780801468865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451249.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores culture and leisure in the new town. Stalinists shared the Polish intelligentsia's historic interest in the cultural enlightenment of the masses, a task deemed all the more ... More


Social Norms and Illicit Cultural Heritage

Derek Fincham

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the implications of the observance of international standards by museums and cultural heritage institutions. It describes a positive change in the social norms observed by ... More


World Music And Globalization: West African Drum-Dance Ensembles

George Worlasi and Kwasi Dor

in West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 7 focuses on globalizing external factors—terrains, institutions, groups, and personalities—on the genre's development, and also examines ethnomusicological research on African rhythm and/or ... More


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