Harmony, dissonance, silence: a journey through European capitals of culture

I was happy to deliver this keynote speech for the 12th Conference of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture (UNeECC) in Valletta in November 2018. These are the slides that accompanied it. In her 2013 European Cultural Foundation award-winning research on governing heritage dissonance in the Balkans, Višnja Kisić notes how recent EU heritage… Continue reading Harmony, dissonance, silence: a journey through European capitals of culture

On faith and culture

I was happy to speak at the University of Malta Department of Fundamental & Dogmatic Theology research seminar addressing ‘Faith and Culture: Widening our Horizons’ in October 2018. This is the presentation. This is the paper. Still from ‘All the Stars’, Kendrick Lamar & SZA, 2018.

EU Structured Dialogue 2018 on social inclusion

Here is the final report on the EU Structured Dialogue process between civil society and the European Commission, facilitated by the Goethe-Institut Brussels and addressing social inclusion. The process took from April to October 2018, involved more than 30 civil society participants from Europe from culture and non-culture sectors, and interacted with the European Commission… Continue reading EU Structured Dialogue 2018 on social inclusion