EU Structured Dialogue 2018 on social inclusion

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

Research into intercultural managers

Between 18-20 April 2018 Aarhus University convened the Cultures of Participation conference​ which attracted over 100 practitioners and researchers from all over Europe and beyond. In order to adopt a wide-angle approach, the conference addressed 1) Participatory art & aesthetics, 2) Digital media & technology, and 3) Cultural policy & participation. The conference allowed participants to discuss… Continue reading Research into intercultural managers

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).