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£142,871 grants awarded to four Warwick professors

Four Warwick professors were recently awarded grants to the total value of £142,871 under the highly competitive Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Cultural Value Project call.

The AHRC received 168 applications and have planned on funding between 20 and 40 projects. Congratulations to:

Dr Eleonora Belfiore, Centre for Cultural Policy Studies
Project title: The politics of cultural value - Towards an emancipatory framework
Award amount: £39,305

Prof Janelle Reinelt, Theatre Studies
Project title: Theatre Spectatorship and Value Attribution
Award amount: £38,317

Dr Eric Jensen, Sociology
Project title: The Role of Technology in Evaluating Cultural Value
Award amount: £31,716

Dr Catherine Lambert, Sociology
The value of live art: experience, politics and affect
Award amount: £33,533

The next Warwick Commission will be on the future of cultural value. The first meeting is scheduled for November 2013: Warwick benefits from many researchers working in this field.