Mega Events and Culture, 2014, London 2012 Olympic Park, UK

RSA Mega-events Research Network organised a one day workshop titled “Mega Events & Culture: Artists engagement in event-based Regeneration, Resistance and Research” at the Timber Lodge in London 2012 Olympic Park on 17 June 2014 (flyer of the event).


Graeme Evans (2014) Report on the Final Workshop of the RSA Research Network on Mega-Events Regional Development and Regeneration, Regions Magazine, 296:1, 32-32


Regional Studies Mega-Events Panel: Chair/Conveners: Prof Graeme Evans-Middlesex University, Dr Philip Lawton-Maastricht University

Dr Beatriz Garcia, Liverpool University Institute of Cultural Capital -­­ London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Impact & Legacy Evaluation

Dr Susan Lok, Middlesex University -­­ Faster, Higher (Beijing to London)

Dr Patricia Aelbrecht, University College London – The multiple legacies of the World Expo’ 98 model

Alberto Numan, Middlesex University -­­ Art as aesthetic dividend: Spaces for Urban re-imagining in times of urban convergence

Prof Graeme Evans, Maastricht/Middlesex Universities -­­ Maastricht Euregional Capital of Culture: Art & the Public sphere