This guest blogpost for Arts Council Malta addresses the importance of research in arts projects in challenging times like the current pandemic. Photo by Kixott.
Tourism, economic & marketing practices in Europe
This link takes you to a manual of best practices and a collection of studies on tourism, economics and marketing in Malta, Portugal and Spain developed during the Erasmus+ multiannual project 3Economy+ with the University of Malta, the University of Granada and the Polytechnic Institute in Portalegre.
Linking international practices of cultural tourism to Malta and Gozo
This chapter is part of the 10-year anniversary publication by the University of Malta titled Tourism and the Maltese Islands. Observations, reflections and proposals published in 2020 by Kite Group. For more information contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cultural heritage management in post-COVID-19 times
This piece was written together with Emmanuele Curti and Anda Georgiana Marinescu for ENCATC in order to address challenges faced by cultural heritage managers in post-COVID-19 scenarios (starts on page 25). Image by ENCATC.
Transiting from crisis – a global civil society perspective
This international exchange explores ways of transiting from crisis on a local and global plain. It follows up the first part of the conversation found here.
Dialogue on diversity in confinement
I was happy to be part of this global exchange on cultural diversity with long-standing friends and colleagues from the U40 network.
Rethinking culture & education post-COVID-19 emergency: views from the literature festival in Malta
These views carried by the Biennale of Young Artists of Europe & the Mediterranean reflect some of the main considerations on cultural and educational challenges experienced by the annual literature festival in Malta organised by Inizjamed.
COVID-19 challenges to culture in Europe & the Mediterranean
This brief article reviews some of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 emergency to the cultural sector in Europe and the Mediterranean and proposes some ways forward.
The Phoenicians’ Route & Intercultural Dialogue
This peer-reviewed paper on the contribution of the Phoenicians’ Route to intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean with a focus on Malta in relation to tourism was co-written with Dr Marie Avellino and featured on Almatourism. Photo by Virginia Monteforte.
The New Agenda for Culture as a Tool for European Integration
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