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Dr David Stevenson is Head of Division Media, Communication and Performing Arts at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland. 

Dr David Stevenson is Head of the Division of Media, Communication and Performing Arts at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Drawing on his academic research alongside 10 years of management experience in the public and private sector, David teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the fields of Arts Management and Cultural Policy. David has a PhD in Cultural Policy, an MA (Distinction) in Arts and Cultural Management, and a BA (First Class) in Art History. His research is primarily concerned with the strategic management of cultural organisations and widening participation in cultural policy processes.

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Cultural Participation Policies
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Cultural Participation Policies

A Poverty of Ambition

8 October 2019

Dr. David Stevenson talks about audience diversification, confronts the dominant hierarchy of cultural activities, and looks to create space for valuing everyone’s chosen cultural experiences the same way.