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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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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. 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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Is the invention of memories necessary to identities? Dominique Poulot, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne   The configurations of identity through memory and heritage left the greatest mark on the last two decades. “Memory”, “identity” and “heritage” have benefited from nearly unprecedented success, echoed by the growing field of study that has consecrated their usage, […]

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Can Heritage be Transnationalised? The Implications of Transnationalism for Memory and Heritage in Europe and Beyond Jasper Chalcraft and Gerard Delanty, University of Sussex, UK This paper asks what happens to heritage when it is transnational, and also as it transnationalises? A major challenge is to relate transnational conceptions of history to the idea of […]

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Vision Document. Entangled Memories & the European Cultural Heritage Gerard Delanty A possible direction for research on the European cultural heritage is to adopt a transnational approach. Rather than see cultural heritage as primarily expressed in national contexts, it could be seen as primarily transnational and as plural. Such a view would also suggest a […]