Deep into the Province: proposal for a comparative research project on the role of culture and art in peripheral regions across Europe

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    This paper presents a comparative research project on the role of art and culture in peripheral regions across Europe. It is informed by the growing inequalities between cities where the ‘winners of globalisation’ reside and the peripheral regions in Europe that are not so well-connected to the global economy. The project aims to assess the strategies of cultural agents outside major city centres by asking how the spheres of arts and culture, the local economy and ‘the social’ interact in peripheral regions. Do these interactions contribute to sustainable (local) cultural/artistic milieus and to regional development? And how can such a contribution be demonstrated? The research project will provide an understanding of the strategies and interactions of cultural agents in peripheral cultural ecologies. It will also provide a grounded framework for value assessment of art and culture in peripheral regions which can be used as, or to improve on existing frameworks for strategic management and/or public accountability of their operations.
    Originele taal-2English
    StatusPublished - 29-aug-2019
    EvenementNordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research 2019 - Bifrost University, Bifrost, Iceland
    Duur: 28-aug-201930-aug-2019
    https://www.bifrost.is/english/research/nccpr-2019

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    ConferenceNordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research 2019
    Verkorte titelNCCPR2019
    Land/RegioIceland
    StadBifrost
    Periode28/08/201930/08/2019
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