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European Culture Forum 2013

Welcome to the 2013 edition of the European Culture Forum! We invite you to come and participate in the debate on 4th, 5th and 6th November in the Bozar Art Centre, Brussels. The Forum will bring together cultural policy makers, stakeholders, artists and cultural professionals, and will address some of the hottest topics for the […]

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The State of the Creative City

by salfordbeth Back in July we held a focus group as part of the ongoing ‘Governance’ work package for the project. We had a great attendance, from organisations including Cornerhouse, Creative Concern, Salford City Council, Brighter Sound, Islington Mill, 42nd Street, Writing Lives, Z-Arts, PalmerSquared, TiPP, Let’s Go Global, BBC, Unconvention, Mancuniverse and the University […]

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Cultural intermediation & the creative economy

Posted by surflaura The other day I was at a symposium at Leeds Metropolitan University called ‘Protests as events/Events as protests’, listening to the dilemmas of some academics who are or have been activists and how they consolidate these different identities in their jobs and research.   The opening address was a conversation between Dr […]

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EU Cultural Policy & Bilaterals

The EU needs to reconceptualise its cultural positioning regarding the European cultural legal and bilateral system, as creative and cultural industries markets and non-governmental institutions change interests and move towards more flexible approaches in relation to connected to them industries. Cultural bilateral agreements need to get updated in order to follow current international trends and […]