In May 2018, the European Commission published ‘A New Agenda for Culture’. Acknowledging the social and political challenges Europe faces today, through this communication the Commission aims at contributing towards European cohesion and integration through culture. The array of instruments in the field of culture conceived by the EU seems to have been counterproductive: rather than… Continue reading The New Agenda for Culture as a Tool for European Integration
This interview addresses current tourism challenges faced by Mediterranean islands with a focus on Malta: https://aperiturismo.consorziouno.it/sostenibilita-del-turismo-a-malta/?fbclid=IwAR2QC9y1IU_nBTq3OsB_RAdt4H6xuBK1QB43-oHJjmRhLol4QhI6Y_kV7DU.
This article by Alberto Pereiras featured on https://elasombrario.com/ includes views and exchanges on civil society and cultural commitment to addressing current environmental and social challenges in the Mediterranean: https://elasombrario.com/crisis-climatica-oportunidad-tumbas-mediterraneo/.
This interview with Italian artist Alex Urso highlights a riveting collaboration between the artist and other creatives in a continent-wide search for a lost Europe. It was featured on https://www.ramonadepares.com/.
This short blogpost highlights current and future-looking higher education & research actions addressing cultural heritage management at European level. The project EU Heritage is an Erasmus+ collaboration led by Materahub. Photos are by Raffaele Vitulli.
I was happy to interview the Italian poet and author Davide Rondoni in preparation for the Inizjamed annual Mediterranean literature festival in Malta (2019). The interview was carried by The Sunday Times of Malta.
This is my review of Joe Pulè’s Maltese translation of Alphonse Dudet’s short stories as published in The Sunday Times of Malta.
This brief article addresses Maltese literature in translation in Europe today and the support this is getting through a new hub for the literary arts based in Malta.
This article addresses the state of culture and heritage in the light of the 2019 European Parliament elections in May.
This brief newspaper article on The Sunday Times of Malta shares some views on EU collaboration in culture and heritage with a focus on Matera, the European Capital of Culture in 2019.