Conserving Cultural Heritage in China: Jin Ze Arts Centre

24 March 2014

Lucy Minyo from BOP’s China office reflects on the development of a new approach to nurturing cultural heritage

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Amsterdam to host World Cities Culture Forum 2014

11 March 2014

Major cities from around the world will head to Amsterdam later this year to participate in the third World Cities Culture Forum conference, with the aim of strengthening links and developing strategies to support and maximise the potential of culture at the heart of city life. The Amsterdam College of Mayor and Alderpersons approved plans to hold the annual World Cities Culture Summit in the capital.

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Are we making the most of our assets?

10 March 2014

Gregg Hutchings, BOP Consultant, reports on the Local Government Association’s Culture, Tourism and Sport Annual Conference (3-4 March 2014 in Portsmouth)

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Red carpets and canapés: CinemaCat talks film awards with BAFTA member Barbara McKissack

03 March 2014

He’s a cat. He lives in a cinema. He watches all the movies for free, without downloading.

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The rise of WeChat: China's social media giant

28 February 2014

Conor Roche, from BOP’s team in China, reflects on the rise of the first global Chinese internet brand and its flagship platform, WeChat.

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Mergers and monopolies: managing broadband for our creative industries

27 February 2014

The Comcast/ Time Warner Cable debate in the States makes us wonder how fair a deal citizens and businesses are getting on broadband over here…

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BOP's CinemaCat reviews Inside Llewyn Davis, Lift to the Scaffold, and Moderat

12 February 2014

BOP’s CinemaCat has been out and about these last few weeks…

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Are cuts in funding the biggest threat to culture?

07 February 2014

This week at the British Library, the Warwick Commission hosted the first public ‘provocation’ event in its Future of Cultural Value project.

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Creative and Cultural Enterprise: notes from China

29 January 2014

BOP Director Paul Owens reflects on developments in the creative and cultural enterprise sector in China, following a recent trip to speak at the Forum on International Cultural Industry.

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Creative Scotland publishes film sector review (written by BOP)

24 January 2014

Yesterday Creative Scotland published the results of an independent study of the state of the Scottish film sector, which was carried out by BOP.

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