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.
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.
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.
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.