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Professor Victoria Alexander

Programme Convenor, BA Arts Management
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Victoria’s research combines sociology of the arts, visual culture, sociology of organisations and culture.

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Dr Aleksandar Brkić

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Alex is creatively balancing between the worlds of arts management and cultural policy research, teaching and practice.

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Claire Cooke

Lecturer in Arts Management
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Claire is interested in magic, ritual, public space, performance (and its history), contemporary art and film.

Adrian De La Court

Director, MA Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship and Director, SYNAPSE
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Originally trained as an artist and dancer, Adrian has developed a strong portfolio career in the creative industries

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Dr Cecilia Dinardi

Senior Lecturer in Cultural Policy
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Cecilia focuses on cultural policies, creative economy, heritage, cities, urban regeneration & creative methodologies

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Dr Carla Figueira

Director MA Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy | Director MA Tourism and Cultural Policy
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Carla examines international cultural relations as a transdisciplinary field & is interested cultural/language policies.

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Dr Michael Franklin

Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship
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Michael investigates the conceptualisation and management of risk in the film industry and related creative businesses

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Phoenix Fry

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Phoenix leads the Synapse programme to support students' entrepreneurial activity across Goldsmiths.

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Professor Dr Andrew Holden

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Andrew Holden is Professor of Environment and Tourism at Goldsmiths, University of London. He conducts research that focusses on the environment/culture interface especially in the context of sustainable tourism, mobilities and the history of tourism.

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Dr Richard Hull

Director, MA Social Entrepreneurship, ICCE
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Richard explores social and sustainable enterprise and emerging alternatives to shareholder-focused forms of capitalism.

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Oliver Kempton

Visiting Tutor
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Oliver’s focus is on using social research, evaluation and analysis to help organisations understand their impact.

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Dr Sylvia Lahav

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Sylvia remains interested in the way in which museums of art use textual explanation to interpret their collections

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Gerald Lidstone BA MA ATC Dr h. c. FRGS

Director of the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE)
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Gerald teaches across four programmes in ICCE, supervises PGR, also researching in areas of cultural policy & practice

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Sara Linden

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Sara’s interests include city branding, gender and urban spaces, and representation of cities in the media

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Dr. Kelly Meng Parnwell

Lecturer in Luxury Brand Management
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Kelly's current research focuses on international business development and strategic management in the luxury industry.

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Jonathan Meth

Associate Lecturer
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Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience as a Senior Arts manager working internationally.

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Dr Pauline Muir

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Pauline's research interests are in culture, religion & include a focus on congregational singing in Africa megachurches

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Dr Oonagh Murphy

Lecturer in Arts Management
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Oonagh’s research has explored best practice on the scalability of emerging technologies for cultural organisations

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Dr George Musgrave FRSA

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George researches mental health and the music industry, artistic entrepreneurship and conditions of creativity.

John Newbigin, OBE

Visiting Fellow
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John was awarded an OBE for “services to creative industries and the arts” in the Queen’s 2015 New Years Honours L

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Oliver Peterson Gilbert

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant for UNCHARTED project
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Sociology of art, cultural policy, curatorial practice, ethnomusicology, cultural history and the creative industries.

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Siân Prime

Deputy Director of the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Academic Lead: Enterprise (

Siân has worked with creative and social enterprises to find financial models to ensure impact and value creation

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Dr Nicola Searle

Digital Economy Fellow
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Nicola specialises in economics of intellectual property, with a focus on the creative industries and trade secrets.

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Dr Martin Smith

Visiting Fellow
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Martin works in the media, cultural and creative sectors in various advisory, executive, and non-executive capacities

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Dr Tomoko Tamari

Senior Lecturer in Sociology
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Tomoko’s interests are Japanese culture & society; consumer culture; visual culture; technology and the body.