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
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
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
This brief interview by Teodor Reljic on Malta Today reflects on issues of state control on cultural matters. http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/arts/valletta_2018/82138/its_bizarre_how_some_people_in_funding_bodies_perceive_critique_as_an_affront#.Wh6uFUqnGUk
sustainable_tourism_in_malta_melilla_171020 This critical presentation on sustainable tourism in Malta was given at the 2017 annual España Creativa forum on sustainable tourism in Melilla, Spain.
CulturalPolicyMed This presentation guided American and Asian students during a recent lecture on cultural policy in the Mediterranean at George Mason University in Virginia, US.
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