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Guest Blog

On these pages you will find short blog entries from a variety of guest writers which explore the themes, questions and challenges of the Commission from a range of perspectives.

To comment on the blog entries, please scroll down to the bottom of the relevant page and click on the link.

If you are interested in writing a blog entry for these pages, please email a short proposal to warwickcommission at warwick dot ac dot uk. You may want to write broadly about one of the Commission's themes or respond to existing content on our website e.g. the videos of the Provocations, our podcast interviews, our briefing documents etc. Blogs should be no longer than 800 words and any images used must comply with copyright laws.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Read our guest blogs:


1 July 2014
“To Hell with Targets”: Ten Years of the Cultural Value Debate
by Robert Hewison and John Holden

Our first blog entry provides an insight into the history of the Cultural Value debate in the UK since 2003, tracking its evolution from the more general concept of 'Public Value' and charting its influence amongst policymakers, academics and the cultural profession itself.

Click here to read it in full.