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Cultural memory

Vision Document. Cultural hybridization in Europe. Arturo Rodríguez Morató  Cultural diversity and cultural complexity has dramatically increased in Europe in recent times. Cultural hybridization is very important in this context as the relationship between diversity and creativity becomes crucial in assuring social cohesion and progress. However, assimilationist standards predominate in Europe, therefore the potential represented […]

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Vision Document. New Frameworks of Cultural Creativity Matías I. Zarlenga The purpose of this Vision Document is to go beyond the prevailing view of cultural creativity as one dominated by economic considerations and to look for emergent alternatives. In the present instance, we would like to consider new institutional and practical frameworks of cultural creativity, […]

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Cultural memory

Vision Document. Cultural Creativity and Value. Philip Schlesinger There is a tension at the heart of current debate on the value of culture. It is focused on the relations between culture and economics and the different trade-offs that are involved making calculations about the value of culture as a product as well as its modes […]

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Vision Document. The Digital Single Market Philip Schlesinger (collaboration of A, Uzelac & C. Waelde) The Digital Single Market is a key plank of EU policy in the cultural field. The pursuit of a ‘level playing-field’ for the circulation of cultural content in the digital space involves addressing significant tensions between the territorial principle and […]

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Vision Document. The Role of Religion and Secularism in Defining European Identity. Anna Triandafyllidou The European culture has been gradually invested with an activation of the old narrative on tolerance and on religion as a private issue, to the extent that religiosity is thought as against ‘European identity’ or, even, ‘anti- European’. Within this context, […]

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Cultural memory

Vision Document. Negotiating Heritage Rights Jasper Chalcraft Heritage rights carry with them many of the ambiguities of human rights. A core difficulty is that in practice they have tended to affirm rights based on ethnos rather than demos, and academics are not clear whether they represent a possibility or a challenge for more cohesive, diverse […]

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Synthetic Report on Cultural Creativity Matías Zarlenga & Arturo Rodríguez Morató The Cultural Base project understands that the role of culture has experienced a profound mutation, through which both its position and role in social dynamics have been transformed since the second half of the last century. From having had a super-structural and autonomous position in […]

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Synthetic Report on Cultural Inclusion Anna Triandafyllidou and Hara Kouki One of the most difficult aspects in understanding Europe in the present but also in the past has had to do with the question of European identity. Does a European identity exist? Do the Europeans feel European? And if they do, how their feeling of […]

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Synthetic Report on Cultural Memory Jasper Chalcraft & Gerard Delanty Most of us working on cultural heritage encounter a sense of déjà vu when questions of heritage and identity emerge yet again in the title of a project, research agenda, book, or television series. This is also the case with the premise underlying the Cultural […]

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Understanding European identities  An important aspect of cultural, social and political change over the past two decades has been the Europeanization of identities. This can be seen in at least two ways: There is firstly the increasing importance of European identities in the sense of identities that involve to some degree a reference or orientation […]