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.
Intercultural managers in Europe & the Mediterranean: a focus on Malta
I was privileged to present my ongoing research on the role of intercultural managers in diverse small national territories like Malta, bridging Europe and the Mediterranean, at the Work in Progress in the Social Studies seminar series at the University of Malta. The current stage of the research can be accessed here:
Mediterranean basin collaboration
This is a brief presentation on cultural collaboration in the Mediterranean delivered during the 9th International Cultural and Creative Economy and Development Conference at the Acropolis Museum , Athens, in October 2018. A set of images of the event is found here.
Rotta dei Fenici
I was happy to share my research on Mediterranean events and collaboration in relation to The Phoenicians’ Route and Inizjamed at the Libertas International University at The Phoenicians’ Route General Assembly in Zagreb in October 2018.
Cultural management in Mediterranean islands
Minorca_2018 This presentation acted as a basis for a public presentation and discussion organised by Jaume Gomila-Saura of the Escoles d’Adults de Menorca at the Casa Albertì in Minorca, Spain, in June 2018.
Novelty heritage for traditional tourism
ITTC_Seminar_180606 This presentation on ‘Being creative with culture: novelty heritage for traditional tourism?’ served as a basis in addressing ‘The Impacts of Tourism on the Maltese Island Culture’ seminar organised by the Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture at the University of Malta in June 2018.
Freedom of cultural expression
This short piece on freedom of cultural expression was reported in The Times of Malta. https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20180516/opinion/Year-of-living-dangerously-Karsten-Xuereb.679166 In 1869 John Stuart Mill adopted a utilitarian approach to the problem of authority versus liberty. In On Liberty he argued that the individual has the right to self-expression as long as they did not harm other individuals. Furthermore,… Continue reading Freedom of cultural expression
The Phoenician Route in the Mediterranean
At the very end of winter and therefore on the eve of spring, the scientific and technical committees of the Phoenician Route met in Selinunte, Western Sicily, welcoming the addition of a Maltese partner. Representing the cultural organisation Inizjamed, with its twenty-year history and active record in engaging and supporting intercultural exchange and dialogue in… Continue reading The Phoenician Route in the Mediterranean
Intercultural policy in Europe and the Mediterranean: a Maltese case study
This presentation accompanied my lecture on intercultural policy matters at l’Institut d’études européennes, Laboratoire CRESPPA – LabTop, Université Paris 8 in St Denis. A Mediterranean capital of culture_ a Maltese case study