Policy

Une politique culturelle pour l’Union Européenne – La culture peut transformer l’Europe – par Philippe Kern

Le mouvement initié par Kaaczyński, Orban et Salvini fonde la vision d’une Europe « forteresse », close et isolationniste. Dans leur perspective, la célébration des mythes nationaux s’allie avec une vision nationaliste qui touche également les formes d’expressions culturelles. Ils accusent ainsi l’Union Européenne de menacer les identités nationales[1]. Si la politique culturelle a historiquement … Continued

Una Politica Culturale per l’Unione Europea -Trasformare l’Europa attraverso la Cultura è possibile – Philippe Kern

La nuova coalizione formatasi tra Kaaczyński, Orban e Salvini si basa su una visione dell’Europa resa più forte dalla chiusura dei confini e dall’innalzamento di barriere. I tre leaders promuovono discorsi nazionalistici e sovranisti[1] contro un’Europa colpevole, a loro avviso, di ledere le identità nazionali. Se storicamente le politiche culturali sono servite come strumento per … Continued

A Cultural Policy for the European Union – Culture to transform Europe – by Philippe Kern

  Italian German French Messrs. Kaaczyński, Orban and Salvini are teaming up. They call for a fortress Europe, building walls. They celebrate national myths and champion nationalistic visions as well as cultural expression. They accuse the EU of threatening national identities[1] .  Historically cultural policy contributed to building the nation state.   It is now used … Continued

Communiqué 22 August 2018 – KEA contributes to ESPON Targeted Analysis on Material Cultural Heritage and Territorial Development

On 20 August 2018, the ESPON EGTC (European Grouping on Territorial Cooperation) released the Inception Report of a new Targeted Analysis on “Material Cultural Heritage as a Strategic Territorial Development Resource: Mapping Impacts Through a Set of Common European Socio-economic Indicators” undertaken by KEA European Affairs in partnership with VVA Economics & Policy (lead partner). … Continued

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

On 19 June 2018, KEA presented in the European Parliament its research on Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation, commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The presentation took place during an exchange of views between the … Continued

For Culture to Contribute to the European Project !

KEA joins the call from Europe’s cultural & creative sectors to make culture more central to EU policies. The European Commission is about to present its draft Regulation for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. In this context, the cultural and creative industries  are requesting more attention from policy makers on the potential for cultural workers … Continued

KEA calls for a EU budget with meaning

‘The Stars and the Starfish’ by Bleeps. Athens, Greece.   “We have to learn to judge a society on the noise, art and entertainment it makes rather than its statistics.” Jacques Attali   Discussion on the future EU budget has started. The negotiations are decisive for the next programming period (2020-2025) and the implementation of … Continued

b.creative – Probably the largest network of creative entrepreneurs in the world!

  The b.creative event in Shanghai enabled to acknowledge the constitution of a wide international network of creative entrepreneurs as a result of the two-year European project Creative Tracks: a directory of 2,500 contacts of professionals of the culture and creative industries 2,870 Facebook fans 1,060 Twitter followers 1,000 platform profiles In Europe only, the … Continued