This brief newspaper article on The Sunday Times of Malta shares some views on EU collaboration in culture and heritage with a focus on Matera, the European Capital of Culture in 2019.
This article sheds light on the recent structured dialogue process initiated by the European Commission with civil society to address social inclusion through culture. The process was facilitated by Goethe-Institut Belgium.
I was happy to deliver this keynote speech for the 12th Conference of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture (UNeECC) in Valletta in November 2018. These are the slides that accompanied it. In her 2013 European Cultural Foundation award-winning research on governing heritage dissonance in the Balkans, Višnja Kisić notes how recent EU heritage… Continue reading Harmony, dissonance, silence: a journey through European capitals of culture
This short article highlights some of the tensions in the relationship between politics and culture in Malta today.
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.
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