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Table 1 Design Ecologies Knowledge Exchange Visits

From: Design ecologies: sustaining ethno-cultural significance of products through urban ecologies of creative practice

Location and YearVisits and Activities
Shanghai 2016Symposium: Project Goals; Research Interests; Planning and Implementation in Sichuan; Protection of Woodblock Printing; Shanghai Cultural Heritage Industry; Cultural Industry in China
Visits: Huang Daopo Memorial and Museum; Shanghai Museum of Arts and Crafts; Tianzifang Area; Nanjing Road West – Old Brands; Shanghai Silk Group Company; M50
Output: Report by UK Team
Manchester & Liverpool 2016Meeting: Manchester Metropolitan University; Arts Council
Visits: Special collection exhibition at MMU; Quarry Bank Mill; Walking Tour of Manchester; International Slavery Museum, Liverpool; The Cavern Club, Liverpool
Output: Report by the China team
Hangzhou & Jingdezhen 2017Symposium: Cultural Heritage and Cultural Identity, Zhejiang University
Visits: Zhufu Grand Copper Store & Museum; Lang Ling Fashion Company (Opera Costumes); Hangzhou Arts & Crafts Museum; Taoxichuan ‘Creative Zone’ Jingdezhen; Mr. Sun Ceramics Studio; Pottery Workshop Creative Market Area; Jingdezhen Heritage of Ceramics Museum; Zhu Legeng Ceramics; Jingdezhen China Ceramics Museum
Output: Report by UK team
Lake District, Cumbria 2017Meeting: Imagination Lab, Lancaster University
Visits: Dove Cottage; Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere
Output: Report by China team
London & Swindon 2018Visits: Historic England, National Trust, Heritage Alliance
Output: Report by China team
Beijing 2019Symposium: Cultural Heritage, Cultural Creativity and Cultural Industries. Public open forum at CASS
Visits: Shougang Creative Industries Park, Beijing Enamel Factory Co.; 798 Creative Industries Zone