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Robert Hewison

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Robert Hewison is a critic and cultural historian who has published widely on aspects of 19th and 20th century British culture.

Robert is an expert on the work of John Ruskin, having published half a dozen titles on aspects of his work and ideas, and co-curated the Ruskin centenary exhibition at Tate Britain in 2000. In the field of contemporary culture, among other works he is the author of The Heritage Industry and Culture and Consensus: England, Art and Politics since 1940. A former Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford, he is an Honorary Professor at Lancaster University and a Visiting Professor at City University, where he works in the field of cultural policy and leadership development. With John Holden he helped to devise the Clore Leadership Programme, and has contributed to several Demos reports in the field of cultural policy.  He has written on theatre and the arts for the Sunday Times since 1981.

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Valuing Culture - Event Speeches
Authors
Charles Saumarez Smith, Chris Smith, Deborah Bestwick, John Holden, Nicholas Hytner, Perri 6, Robert Hewison, Sara Selwood
Publication Date
2003-09-01
Publication Type
Pamphlet

Valuing Culture was an event held at the National Theatre Studio on 17th June 2003. Looking at arts and culture in the UK, speeches explored the balance between meeting social policy targets on the one hand, and recognition of the intrinsic value of cultural activity on the other.

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The Right to Art
Authors
John Holden, Robert Hewison
Publication Date
2004-06-30
Publication Type
Pamphlet

Transforming the 'Right to Art' enshrined in the UN Declaration of Human Rights from an aspiration to a reality will have many benefits, both tangible and intangible, for the UK.

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Challenge and Change
Authors
John Holden, Robert Hewison
Publication Date
2004-11-29
Publication Type
Pamphlet

The work of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has broadened the social base for the enjoyment of heritage, according to a report by John Holden, Head of Culture at Demos. The report celebrates the diversity of contributions by the HLF to the UK's national story.

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Not a Sideshow: Leadership and Cultural Value
Authors
Robert Hewison
Publication Date
2006-11-24
Publication Type
Pamphlet

In response to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s launch of a £12 million programme to improve Leadership in the cultural sector, this latest contribution to the debate about Cultural Value argues that there is little point in improving the skills of individual leaders, if the organisations they lead remain unchanged.

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All together
Authors
Robert Hewison, John Holden, Samuel Jones
Publication Date
2010-03-17
Publication Type
Pamphlet

This report looks at deep-rooted organisational change in the creative industries, following the Royal Shakespeare Company's story of organisational turn-around.

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RSC Ensemble Working

John Holden, Robert Hewison, Samuel Jones

We are working with the Royal Shakespeare Company as it embarks on a major programme of change in the way it is led and managed, to mirror the physical transformation of its home in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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