Resources: UEL Centre for East London Studies Interviews on London 2012 Olympic Legacy

In the build-up to the conference on “Evaluating the legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games four years on,” on the 20th September 2016, the Centre for East London Studies (CELS) have published a number of online video interviews exploring the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The aims of these interviews is to help promote understanding and debate about urban change in East London. To mark four years since hosting the games we have undertaken a number of interviews with academics, activists and policy makers. Dr Penny Bernstock, Director of the Centre for East London Studies, has undertaken the following wide-ranging interviews on legacy and urban regeneration in East London which can also be found on the CELS YouTube channel.

Interviews:

In our video below Dr Penny Bernstock, Director of the Centre for East London Studies interviews Dr Paul Brickell, Director of Regeneration & Community Partnerships for the London Legacy Development Corporation on some of the benefits and challenges of legacy.

Dr Debbie Humphry, Director of LivingMaps has been working on an ethnographic Research Project at East Village (former Athletes Village). In this video she discusses the findings of her research with Dr Penny Bernstock.

Penny Bernstock talks to visiting professor Ralph Ward about Legacy. Ralph was an early strategist for the Government on the Thames Gateway project, and subsequently became the regeneration and planning advisor for Olympics and Olympic legacy. Before that he drafted the first Mayoral Economic Strategy for London, and worked at a senior level for both London Docklands Development Corporation and for the London Development Unit in the Government Office for London.

Penny Bernstock talks to visiting professor Ralph Ward about Legacy. Ralph was an early strategist for the Government on the Thames Gateway project, and subsequently became the regeneration and planning advisor for Olympics and Olympic legacy. Before that he drafted the first Mayoral Economic Strategy for London, and worked at a senior level for both London Docklands Development Corporation and for the London Development Unit in the Government Office for London.

Penny Bernstock interviews UEL Emeritus Professor Phil Cohen about his book on the Wrong Side of the Tracks; East London and the Post Olympics; Convergence and his latests Research at East Village.

 

 

 

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About Paul V Dudman

Archivist responsible for the Refugee Archives at the University of East London.
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