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DISCE workshop “Public policies and European projects at the service of cultural and creative economies”

On December 17th, the 3rd DISCE workshop “Public policies and European projects at the service of cultural and creative economies” brought together leading experts in the field of cultural and creative industries. The event provided an opportunity to exchange views and discuss policy implications of major projects and initiatives in the CCI landscape in Europe. Continue Reading

DISCE workshop “Institutionalizing culture-led urban regeneration: risks and potentials for policy-makers and cultural practitioners”

On December 15th, Italian urban and cultural practitioners, as well as economic academics, gathered together online to participate in the DISCE workshop “Institutionalizing culture-led urban regeneration: risks and potentials for policy-makers and cultural practitioners”.  The event was joined by Francesco Campagnari (Researcher, Trans Europe Halles), Silvia Tagliazucchi (Urban regeneration officer, Ovestlab and Lo stato dei Continue Reading

DISCE workshop “A way forward: Cultural Policies for shifting gear or shifting ground?”

On December 10th, the city of Nicosia, Cyprus, welcomed the DISCE workshop “A way forward: Cultural Policies for shifting gear or shifting ground?”. Within the context of DISCE, NiMAC – Nicosia Municipal Arts Center presented a panel discussion joined by Yiannis Toumazis (Director of NiMAC and Professor in Art History and Theory at Frederick University), Continue Reading

“Who cares about creative and cultural workers in Europe?” Fill in the survey before July 3rd!

Tamsyn Dent, King’s College London What do we mean by ‘who cares’? “But remember that words are signals, counters. They are not immortal” (Brian Friel, Translations, 1980) Working on a collaborative research project that involves partners from across Europe including Spain, Italy, Finland, the UK, Latvia, Sweden, Turkey and beyond, New Zealand and Jamaica, who Continue Reading

Creative and cultural work without filters: Covid-19 and exposed precarity in the creative economy

In the first of our DISCE Webinars Dr. Roberta Comunian, DISCE researcher, presented some of her work (with colleague Dr. Lauren England at King’s College London) on the impact of Covid-19 on creative and cultural workers. The article “Creative and cultural work without filters: Covid-19 and exposed precarity in the creative economy” has now been Continue Reading

The rise of creative social economies

DISCE researcher Dr Roberta Comunian (Comunian et al. 2020) with co-authors at King’s College and Nanyang Technological University Singapore has recently collaborated on a special issue of the Social Enterprise Journal on “Social Enterprises, Social Innovation and the Creative Economy.” Their editorial (available to read and download via open access from the Social Enterprise Journal) is provocatively entitled “The Continue Reading