Seeking cultural identities

This article reflects on cultural identities in Europe today in relation to migration in the Mediterranean. It was featured in Malta: Land of Sea, the catalogue accompanying the exhibition of the same name curated by Sandro Debono for the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU and hosted by the BOZAR in Brussels, Belgium… Continue reading Seeking cultural identities

Cultural diversity mapping

Mapping Cultural Diversity: Good Practices from Around the Globe is an anthology, published by the Asia-Europe Foundation and the German Commission to UNESCO, features programmes and policies that foster cultural diversity around the world.  A reflection on Mediterranean practices, written together with Dr Francesca Cominelli, is included in the publication (page 79).

Diplomacy networks in culture

This brief piece provides a quick look back at efforts at cultural diplomacy at a European level in collaboration with the Diplomatic Cultures Research Network, the Arts & Humanities Research Council (UK), the University of Cambridge, the University of the City of London (UCL) and the Unrepresented Nations and People’s Organisation (UNPO).

Promoting cultural diversity in the Mediterranean

The challenges in implementing the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) in the Mediterranean are discussed in my chapter in Cultural Diversity in International Law, edited by Dr Lilian Richieri Hanania for Routledge in 2014.