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Where We Live Now: Perspectives on Place and Policy

Chair: Dame Fiona Reynolds and Deborah Lamb

The idea of place has been gaining ground in mainstream agendas; an idea which offers new perspectives and potentially life changing ways of looking at the world and improving people's wellbeing.

This publication is a collection of opinion pieces, case studies, poetry and imagery, towards a better understanding of the concept of place, its impact on people and relationships, and practical approaches towards policy.

Publication part of

Where We Live Now

Where We Live Now is a series of activities centred on the theme of place and place-based policymaking conducted by the British Academy.

Policy and research

The British Academy’s policy and research work is dedicated to applying that insight to policy issues for public benefit and societal wellbeing.