Sustainable Cultural Futures

Cultural value and cultural policy in the UK and Japan: Key survey findings

We are pleased to invite you to an online seminar on cultural value and public perception of cultural policy in the UK and Japan. This seminar will discuss key findings from two public opinion surveys carried out in the two countries in the summer of 2022. The surveys were part of the UKRI-JSPS Sustainable Cultural Futures project, the first major UK-Japan research collaboration in cultural policy (2022-2025). They had questions on cultural engagement, the public’s understanding of cultural policy and funding, their recognition of cultural value and their social participation and happiness. Our previous seminar (December 2022) looked at the key findings of cultural engagement. In this seminar, we will focus on the public’s view of cultural value and cultural policy in the UK (England) and the analysis of cultural value judgement in Japan. The whole seminar will be simultaneously translated from English/Japanese to Japanese/English. This event is supported by the Economic and Social Research Council via the Fund for International Collaboration [Grant Ref: ES/W011891/1].