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Videos from Valencia Final Conference

May 16, 2012

All the videos from the Valencia Conference are now on line.

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Photos from the Valencia Final Conference

January 23, 2012

The Valencia Final Conference of the Sostenuto project has taken place on 19 and 20 January. The final conference reached the aim to be a platform for presenting the most important conclusions in terms of modelling and theoretical concepts. It has also acted as a discussion forum around the political interpretation of the implications of these conclusions in formulating a contribution for the implementation of the social aspects of the Europe 2020 strategy.

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Provisory publications

January 23, 2012

The final publications of the Sostenuto project are based on 2 complementary volumes. The first volume, coordinated by the University of Valencia (Spain), proposes an economic analysis on questions of culture and innovation. The second volume, coordinated by the Relais Culture Europe, puts these questions into perspective with regards to the choices with which we are faced in terms of development, society and democracy.

The provisory publications of the Sostenuto are available in pdf:

– Volume 1 (Research part): in Englishand Castilian.

– Volume 1 – Executive summary: in English, French and Castilian.

– Volume 2 (Debate part): in English and French.

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Sostenuto Final Conference: JOIN US ON STREAMING

January 13, 2012

After 3 years of cooperation, the University of Valencia and its department on Cultural Economics – partner of the SOSTENUTO project – will organise the final conference of this project, next 19th and 20th January, in Valencia, under the title:

Culture on the frontlines: unveiling the keys to social and economic innovation in the Med space”.

 This conference will be the opportunity to present the Green Book written during the project. It is made up of two parts:

– a modelling of the relationship between culture, creativity, innovation and territory in Europe, and particularly in the Med Space;

– a collective contribution to the implementation of the social component of the Strategy EU 2020. This part will gather articles on: Economy, Cultural Rights, New Indicators for Wealth, Common Goods.

The themes at the core of this Green Book will be the main lines for this conference; they will aim to open the debate on the necessity to rethink the place of culture in regards to the major changes faced by our societies.

SEE THE LAST PROGRAMME
JOIN US ON LINE THROUGH STREAMING
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EXPEDITIO: Workshop for drafting projects held for cultural actors of Boka (Montenegro)

November 29, 2011

On Tuesday, 25th October 2011, in the Municipality of Herceg Novi, the Workshop for preparation of draft projects was held for the representatives of cultural sector (mainly from the municipalities of Kotor, Tivat and Herceg Novi) by EXPEDITIO, Sostenuto partner in charge of the laboratory “Local Governance”. The workshop was held by Mr. Predrag Cvetičanin, who has an extensive experience in project management in culture sector. In focus group discussions held within the preparation process of Local Programmes for the Development of Culture in the Municipalities of Kotor, Tivat and Herceg Novi 2011-15, particular cultural actors expressed the need for a workshop of this type, and thus EXPEDITIO decided to organize the basic training for acquiring the elementary knowledge on project drafting.

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Sostenuto Final Conference in Valencia (Spain), 19 and 20 January 2012

November 29, 2011

The Sostenuto Final Conference is an event dedicated for policymakers, researchers and cultural agents working in the Med area and for all those interested in the relationship between culture, economic and social innovation and territorial development.

The event will serve as a platform to communicate, transfer and disseminate the outcomes of the Sostenuto Project, carried out during the last three years in the framework of the Med Programme.

The main aim of the conference is advocating the importance of culture as a key factor in the political, social and economic transformation that Europe will have to undergo to guarantee a more sustainable and inclusive future for all its citizens, cities and regions.
Participated by  policymakers and experts in cultural policies, the event will have a strong academic component, but it will also showcase the innovative practices promoted by Sostenuto’s partners through four cultural labs in France, Slovenia, Italy and Montenegro.
See the draft programme.
Registration is online.
To know more about the conference, please see its website.
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Med Programme: Capitalisation Days Marseilles, 30th November 2011

November 29, 2011

In 2011 the Med Programme started the realisation of a 3 years capitalisation process. As a second step, a Cluster and Capitalisation day will be organised in Marseilles on 30th November 2011.

What are the objectives of the day?

The objectives of the event are twofold:

  • Develop project cluster for capitalisation

Based on a discussion on the matrix submitted and the classification the projects decided for, various project clusters will be validated and aggregated.

  • Information on and further joint development of upcoming capitalisation call

A capitalisation call will soon be launched by the MED Programme. The action plan is about to be set up and the programme wishes to involve project partners in this process.

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