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KEA selected to advise on the improvement of Culture and Creative Sectors’ Statistics in the EU NEW
The KEA Blog 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Communiqué – 13 January 2015 KEA has been selected by the European Commission (EC) to carry out a feasibility study to help the EC collect more and better quality data on culture and creative sectors (CCS) in Europe. Europe has very comp...
KEA’s New Year Wishes for 2015 NEW
The KEA Blog 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
2014 was another busy year for KEA covering many fronts: cultural economy, creative spillovers, intellectual property, art and science, mapping and statistical analysis, policy strategies for cities and regions, events’ organisation and EU fund...
Open letter to the President of the European Commission – The New Digital Age – Reshaping Europe’s Destiny NEW
The KEA Blog 8 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION Mr Jean-Claude Juncker The New Digital Age – Reshaping Europe’s Destiny A digital single market to foster excellence and diversity, or how to fall in love with the digital single mar...
Creative spill-over supporting economic and social innovation (Issue 4) – European Policies to Generate Culture and Creative Spill-overs[1] NEW
The KEA Blog 9 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
In less than a decade, EU policies have moved towards a broader understanding of culture and creativity accompanied by an increasing willingness to support culture and creative industries’ (CCIs) impacts on the wider economy. Whilst the Europea...
Creative spill-over supporting economic and social innovation (Issue 3) – The new economy needs creative skills NEW
The KEA Blog 9 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
The new economy needs creative skills We live in an era of great economic transformation. The contribution of the manufacturing sector to the European GDP, although still very significant, has recently declined with a gradual shift towards a service-...
Creative spill-over supporting economic and social innovation (Issue 2) – From creative cities to “ la ville des possibles” – the contribution of culture and creative industries NEW
The KEA Blog 9 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
A City of the Possible describes the next generation of creative cities which are able to set up an environment conducive to the emergence of new industries by fostering experimentation and cross-fertilisation between technical, commercial and creati...
Creative spill-over supporting economic and social innovation (Issue 1) – Cities in competition, high quality cultural offer improves attractiveness NEW
The KEA Blog 9 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Cities in competition – high-quality cultural offer improves attractiveness (Issue 1) Many European cities are confronted with industrial delocalization, economic transformation and its corollary unemployment.  Globalisation, the economic...
Lille Métropole towards «la ville des possibles» NEW
The KEA Blog 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
KEA was selected by the economic department of Lille Métropole to devise a strategy for culture and creative industries (CCIs) in Lille Métropole. Lille Métropole is the fourth metropolitan area in France and represents the secon...
Future copyright and related policies NEW
The KEA Blog 11 Months, 4 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Just before the summer, the culture and creative sector received unexpected news from the European Commission: the official publication of the White Paper on the copyright review had been postponed. The rumours and leaked information initially hinted...
Philippe Kern invited by the Shenzhen authority to advise on policies to attract foreign investment NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Shenzhen, 10th July 2014 – Communiqué Today Shenzhen’s government held a high-level roundtable meeting to seek experts and businesses ‘opinion on the development of Shenzhen’s business environment.  The 4th largest...
Profound reform or update: some thoughts on the White Paper on a Copyright Policy for creativity and innovation NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 4 Weeks, 18 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
There is a great expectation in Brussels around a potential reform of the copyright system: around 11.000 responses were submitted to the public consultation on the copyright review launched by the European Commission (EC). In a few weeks the EC will...
Rendons l’ Europe empathique et altruiste! NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
This article was initially published on 7 November 2011 – the results of the EP election and the strength of nationalist votes as well as euroscepticism is the opportunity to reconsider its content.   L’Europe est un acquis instituti...
Culture to boost EU Diplomacy or EU External Relations to fund culture? NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
KEA is member of the consortium led by the Goethe-Institut in charge of preparing the international conference « Culture in EU external relations » held in Brussels on 7 and 8 April. KEA was notably in charge of mapping som...
Ravenna – a sleeping beauty NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Ravenna is a mid-sized town with around 150 000 inhabitants. A quiet city, rich and without apparent problems. The weather, the Romagnolo food, Sangiovese wine and the sea on the Adriatic coast with its wonderful sandy beaches contribute to a wonderf...
KEA’s model to measure the impact of “Mons – European Capital of Culture 2015”: a culture-led approach NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
The European Capital of Culture (ECoC) event is one of the most successful initiatives ever launchedby the European Union. Since starting in 1989, this major event has increasingly unveiled culture’s potential to contribute to the socioeconomic...
Antwerp – A fashion capital, yet a humble one NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
With a population of half a million people, Antwerp is the second largest city of the Kingdom of Belgium. The city’s seaport is one of the largest in the world, it is the world diamond capital as well as the headquarters of numerous local brewe...
European cinema in China – from 0% growth to 0% growth – call for ideas NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 43 Minutes ago
Here are some reflections following Creative Industries’ panel discussion in Hangzhou on 16 October: There are 5 to 10 new cinema screens opening every day in China. There are close to 4000 cinema theaters in the country with a growth of the bo...
Culture in EU External Relations – for a Creative Diplomacy NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The European Union is facing many challenges. One such challenge, overshadowed by economic and financial problems, relates to the EU’s external actions and diplomacy. The revision of the EU Treaty and the acknowledgment that international probl...
Europa e cultura – quali opportunità di finanziamento per il periodo 2014-2020? NEW
The KEA Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Come articolare l’investimento culturale all’interno di una più ampia logica di sviluppo e crescita dell’Europa? Che risorse offre l’Unione Europa? Quali le opportunità per l’Italia? Queste le tre domande a...
Reactionaries? NEW
The KEA Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 44 Minutes ago
The European Commission is on the offensive: Promoting the “European project”, fending off the enemies of European values, asserting the power of the European Union on the global stage! At long last our European leaders are speaking out,...