Join our Informative and Inspiring Online Workshops: University of British Columbia

Cultural Entrepreneurship: University of British Columbia (March 6-20, 2018) Cultural entrepreneurs are encouraging economic growth and international visibility in communities around the world. In this workshop we will focus on the importance of cultural entrepreneurship for strategic management and policy-making. … Read More

Emerging and Future Trends in Creative Tourism

The CREATOUR 2nd International Conference: “Emerging and Future Trends in Creative Tourism” will be held June 7, 8 and 9, 2018, at Universidade do Minho – Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal. It is organized within the project CREATOUR: Creative Tourism … Read More

Culture, Sustainability, and Place: Innovative Approaches for Tourism Development

International Conference: 11 to 13 October 2017: Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal The United Nations has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. In this context, this conference will explore the place and roles of … Read More

The Divided Ukraine: Can an “inclusive civic engagement” help in rebuilding connections?

The Centre for Cultural Management in Lviv, Ukraine initiates engages in and supports activities that catalyze positive cultural change in Ukraine on the individual, organizational and societal levels and in the public, private and civic sectors. The organisation implements national … Read More

Cultural and Creative Industries for Sustainable Development: Policy Directions and Innovative Projects

Paper, presented at the III International Conference “Cultural Policy, Policy for Culture: the Role of Culture in Sustainable Development in Post-2015 Agenda”, within the framework of 70th Anniversary of UNESCO (11-13 July 2015, Yerevan, Armenia). The full results of the research … Read More

Culturizing Sustainable Cities: call for examples

Catalyzing translocal learning and advancement of emerging artistic/cultural environmental approaches Call for examples – potential case studies How can artistic/cultural practices be embedded within the planning and development of more sustainable cities? How can local governments integrate culture within sustainable … Read More

Cultural Entrepreneurs Caring About Sustainability: in KPY Yearbook

The Cultural Policy and Management Research Center (KPY) of İstanbul Bilgi University is one of the first policy-oriented research centres in Turkey in the field of cultural policy and cultural management. KPY addresses the fast changing cultural scene in Turkey, aiming to be … Read More

Creative Industries Leadership Program at the Banff Centre: Shaping the Leaders of Tomorrow

Creative industries are a rapidly growing area worldwide. They are positioned between science, culture, economy and technology. The wide ranges of branches are very much connected, depending on one another, combining both the social values and economic effectiveness.  These industries … Read More

Roundtable to Discuss Lidia Varbanova’s Book

Strategic management is an essential element that drives an organization’s success, yet many cultural organizations struggle to apply strategic thinking and entrepreneurial actions when it comes to day-to-day operations. In her new book, Strategic Management in the Arts, published by … Read More

The world of arts and sustainability

Dr. Lidia Varbanova, Research Associate with the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, discusses with us about arts/artists in a sustainability context. In part 2 of 4 video post, Dr. Varbanova shares her thoughts about how artists are critical in building awareness, engaging audiences … Read More