Back to the Future?, 2013, LondonMet, UK

RSA Mega-events Research Network organised a one day workshop titled “Back to the Future?” hosted by Cities Institute, London Metropolitan University(LondonMet) on 8 March 2013.

Session 1:

Prof Graeme Evans, LondonMet, Introduction to Mega-events Research Network

Dr Vassil Girginov, Brunel University – Mega events and knowledge generation as a form of development: the case of LOCOG and London 2012

 Dr Michelle Reeves – London 2012 Games – What does it take to deliver a Legacy?: A Practitioner’s Perspective

Robert Palmer – Challenges of evaluating impacts and legacies of European Capitals of Culture

 Session 2:

Dr Nancy Stevenson,  University of Westminster- The Cultural Olympiad and Cultural Legacy

Clare Mackay, GCU – The Discursive Construction of Glasgow 2014: A Multimedia Analysis

Gabriel Silvestre, UCL – Urban Development Projects and Mega-Events: The case of Rio de Janeiro