David McGillivray

Professor, interested in events, culture, digital participation & sport.


A Year without Festivals (or public space)

I started 2020 looking forward to working with colleagues on the HERA-funded Festspace project to explore the relationship between festivals, events and public space. In January 2020, I was invited to speak at the Cockburn Association’s ‘City for Sale‘ event in Edinburgh, where there had been a furore over the impact of that city’s winter…

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