This article on neocolonialist practices in cultural governance in Malta as an EU State was presented at the ENCATC Congress on cultural management and policy in September 2018 in Bucharest.
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.
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
Here is the link to my paper providing a critical analysis on the EU’s new agenda for culture as a tool for European integration. It was delivered at the Annual DSE-ECSA Conference on EU Policy in times of crises: Integration / Disintegration at Roskilde University, Denmark, in September 2018 see here for more details.. It was presented alongside these slides.
This brief article reflects on cultural rhetoric and practice in the Maltese political context. http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2018-08-26/newspaper-opinions/Under-the-podium-6736195340#
F’din il-preżentazzjoni qsamt ftit ideat dwar il-ħsieb tal-politika kulturali u l-prassi tagħha waqt seminar organizzat mill-assoċjazzjoni tal-filosofija f’Malta Philosophy Sharing Malta. Philosophy seminar text Il-Politika u l-prassi tal-kultura 180801
This peer-reviewed article on the impact of the EU on cultural policy in Malta is featured in the Croatian International Relations Reviews (June 2018).