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Tarek Virani

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Dr Tarek Virani

UWE

Associate Professor of Creative Industries


Speaker Biography

Tarek Virani is Associate Professor of Creative Industries at the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education at UWE Bristol. Previously he was Deputy Director of Network: Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for the Creative and Cultural Economy.
His research interests spans a number of areas within the creative and cultural economy including: cultural policy, artistic knowledge within locally bounded artistic communities, new work spaces in the creative and cultural economy, the role of micro-community engagement in culture-led regeneration, the role of the creative and cultural economy intermediary, the link between the creative industries and local development, creative and cultural hubs, and the international dimensions of creative work. Tarek has done work for a number of local, national and international organisations including research institutions, governments and other stake holders.

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