Cultural Industries and Creative Economy
Creativity is nowadays buzzword. Organizations want to be creative, professionals seek creative work and the economy of the future has to be a creative economy. Creativity and culture are becoming increasingly important for economic development. Where do all these developments take us? What do you need in order to be a part of them?
Be up to date on the role of creativity in organizations and the economy at large. Learn about the latest ideas and insights on the creative economy. What does the creative economy stand for?
Discover the possibilities that the creative economy offers you and your organization. Realize new ways of working, other types of organization, and different ways of realizing values.
This short, five days intensive course will provide professionals and advanced students with the latest insights into the sources and nature of creative economy. It will explore the characteristics of cultural industries and environments that foster creativity in economy and society as a whole. It will pay special attention to the role of the arts and culture in fostering a creative environment. One of the questions addressed is what the insights into all these aspects of creativity can contribute to better government policies and better leadership in professional organizations. The course covers a rich selection of topics: creative economy: major shifts and their consequences; creative financing of the arts; the role of the creativity, art and culture in the new economy; Innovation and the role of the entrepreneurship in the creative industries; the role of the government in stimulating creativity; creative clusters and network; copyrights. The insights will be both theoretical and practical.
Participants will learn from scholars who are working on the frontiers of the research into creative economy and cultural industries, such as professor, dr. Arjo Klamer (Erasmus University, Rotterdam), Lyudmila Petrova, MA (Erasmus University, Rotterdam), dr. Mariangela Lavanga (Erasmus University, Rotterdam), dr. Anna Mignosa (University of Catania), dr. Gert Poppe (Maastrich University). Next to the academic faculty, participants will enter into discussions with artist, experts and cultural entrepreneurs such as Udo Geerte ("I amsterdam"), Michiel de Rooij (EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam) and designers from MOOOI, who have experience of various creative industries, such as music, design, new media and film. Read more
Who can apply
The course is intended for:
- Professionals working in the cultural industries,
- Policy makers dealing with creativity strategies,
- Lecturers and researches who are interested in creative processes, innovation and entrepreneurship.
A limited number of graduate students can participate based on their involvement in the topic.
Maximum 20 participants will be admitted.
Deadline to submit the application: July, 6th, 2012
Candidates who requires visa to enter the Netherlands, please contact us at the earlier stage.
Fees and Accommodation
The tuition fee is € 1600. The fee includes refreshments, materials, field trips, lunches and excludes accommodation and diners.
The Centre for Research in Arts and Economics provides two grants covering 50 percent of the tuition fee. Candidates are invited to send their CV, motivation letter and a recommendation letter. Candidates who plan to follow more than one course will receive a discount of 15 percent of the tuition fees.
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