Munira Mirza

Munira Mirza is an adviser on arts and philanthropy. She was deputy mayor for Education and Culture at the Greater London Authority. She has worked for a range of cultural and charitable organisations including the Royal Society of Arts, the independent think tank Policy Exchange, and Tate. In 2009 she completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Kent. She has written extensively about cultural and social policy in the UK. Munira is a member of the boards of the Royal Opera House and the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Munira is also a founding supporter of Change Britain, a cross party campaign set up to make a success of Britain’s exit from the EU.

Related Sessions
Thursday 21 October 2010, 7.00pm Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2BS
Publications

The Politics of Culture: The case for universalism (Palgrave Macmillan 2012)
Living Apart Together: British Muslims and the Paradox of Multiculturalism (Policy Exchange, 2007) 
Culture Vultures: Is UK Arts Policy Damaging the Arts? (ed.) (Policy Exchange, 2006)


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A Brave New World

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Geoff Dench, Senior fellow, Young Foundation