Philip Schlesinger

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Chair, Advisory Committee, Scotland

Professor in Cultural Policy and Academic Director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow.

I have held a variety of academic posts in the UK and visiting chairs and fellowships in France, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. My academic research covers a wide range of topics in media and culture and has been extensively published.

I’ve been a member of the ACS since its formation in 2004. Previously on the boards of Scottish Screen and of TRC Media and currently a member of the Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee of the Scottish Funding Council and on the boards of numerous academic journals and academic centres.

I’ve led a range of consultancy and research projects, amongst others for the UK Government’s Know How Fund, the Broadcasting Standards Commission, the European Institute for the Media, the Home Office, the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Arts Council. I’m currently working on a study of ‘Music and Dance – beyond copyright text’. Also a member of the Ofcom Nations Committee. 


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