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). https://app.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20131222/business-news/Valletta-2018-A-time-for-diplomacy.500092

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. https://books.google.com.mt/books/about/Cultural_Diversity_in_International_Law.html?id=_g5xAwAAQBAJ&redir_esc=y

City-labs for culture

The discussion on how cities may act as living labs for culture is vibrant in exchanges between Asia and Europe. The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Public Forum on creative cities held in Gwangju, Korea, in 2015 and the accompanying publication that includes my contribution, provide engaging case studies through the exchange of critical best practice. http://culture360.asef.org/asef-news/asef-public-forum-i-cities-living-labs-for-culture/… Continue reading City-labs for culture