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Cultural policy, cultural impact

The research unit focus on cultural policy, especially the way in which the value of culture in and for society can be understood, analysed and discussed. As a part of the engagement with cultural policy questions, the research unit engages in different forms of commissioned research, drawing on the experience of rethinkIMPACS 2017’s evaluation of European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017 as well as on the evaluations conducted by Center for Cultural Evaluation.

Read more about Center for Cultural Evaluation here

Read more about rethinkIMPACTS 2017 here

The activities in the research unit supplements the activities in the Center by focusing on the development of methods for cultural policy and impact analysis and in reflecting on the position of the researcher in commissioned and applied research projects.

The research unit is a part of the AHRC network The Cities of Culture Research Network: Turning Evaluation into Policy.