Learn, Advance & Share Online: Forthcoming Topical Workshops at UBC

Online workshop: Cultural Planning: An International Perspective, University of British Columbia: November 22, 29 & Dec 6 from 10am-12noon PST/PDT. In this workshop we examine models, case studies and examples of cultural policy and planning at international, national and local … Read More

Cultural Leadership: A social process that requires shared vision and collective imagination to catalyze a change that benefits others

IFACCA 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture: At the crossroads? Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century (Valletta, Malta, 18-21 October 2016) brought together government and cultural leaders from over 80 countries to explore Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century. Presenters … Read More

At the crossroads? Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century

The 7th IFACCA World Summit will bring together government and cultural leaders from over 80 countries in Valletta, Malta (18-21 October 2016) to explore Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century. I look forward to this unique opportunity! The focus of the … Read More

Master Programme in Cultural Policy and Management


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Study Level: Master Study Mode: Full Time Duration: One academic year (2 semesters) Start Date: 1st October 2013; due Date: 30th September 2014 Application Deadlines: 1. June 20th 2013 2. September 19th 2013 Directors: Milena Dragićević Šešić, PhD; Jacques Bonniel, … Read More

Cultural Policy Exchange Workshop Cycle 2013: Strategy & Concepts for Policy Reforms

The Eastern Partnership recognizes the value of cultural cooperation and inter-cultural dialogue as an integral part of all external policies and has underlined the importance of cultural cooperation in addressing political processes and challenges (EU Presidency Conclusions of the European … Read More

Culture and the EU Structural Funds

In the framework of the design and negotiation of the EU’s Cohesion Policy and the Operational Programmes for the funding period 2014-20, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Education and Culture asked the European Expert Network on Culture (EENC) to prepare … Read More

The changing dynamics between artistic creativity, economy and cultural policy: Lyudmila Petrova’s professional projects and passion

Lyudmila Petrova is a co-founder and organiser of the CREARE Summer School of cultural Economics .  She holds a MA in cultural economics and cultural entrepreneurship and is an active member of the cultural economics community. Recently, she pursues her … Read More

Immigration policies, governance of ethnic minorities and multiculturalism: A snapshot interview with Miikka Pyykkönen

Miikka Pyykkönen has worked at the department of social sciences and philosophy in University of Jyväskylä Finland since 2000. He is specialized in politics of cultural diversity and multiculturalism, civil society, Foucauldian methodology and analytics of power, governance of ethnic … Read More

Comparative cultural policies and using ICTs in cultural management: A viewpoint by Marco Antonio Chavez-Aguayo

Marco Antonio Chavez-Aguayo is one step away to complete his PhD degree. He is going to be the first graduate of the new PhD programme in Culture and Heritage Management of the University of Barcelona (Spain) -one of the fewest … Read More

Dissonant cultural heritage: a modern and complex research area: A short Talk with Daniela Simeonova-Koroudjieva

Daniela Simeonova-Koroudjieva is a PhD student in Cultural Heritage at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and at the same time she practices as an attorney-at-law at Sofia Bar Association. Daniela obtains Master in Law from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. … Read More