The 9th Annual ENCATC Education and Research Session on 28 September during the ENCATC Congress will be in two parts with parallel sessions taking place.

Friday, 28 September | PART I. 10:00-12:00

Please note this programme includes only the names of the authors attending the Congress.


PART I. SESSION N°1: From cultural heritage to heritage communities – Cultural and managerial transformations

ROOM: 202

Chair: Jerry C Y Liu, Graduate School of Arts Management and Cultural Policy, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Local creative networks and cultural democracy

Andrew Ormston, Drew Wylie Projects, United Kingdom

How peri-urban areas contribute to the Creative Economy. Following up on the strategic development of the creative industries’ ecosystem in South Tyrol (Italy).

Eleonora Psenner, Eurac Research, Italy

Landscape as a common good. Tools for its protection and enhancement in a legal and managerial perspective

Mara Cerquetti, University of Macerata, Italy

Instrumentality to which end? A case study on the instrumentalization of the German cultural policies

Ruirui Zhou, University of Hamburg, Germany

PART I, SESSION N°2: Post-colonial and neo-colonial practices in heritage making, management, tourism, and culture-led development programmes

ROOM: 229

Chair: Virgil Stefan Niţulescu, Ministry of Culture and National Identity, Romania


Malta’s colonial heritage in cultural and tourism management: A critical assessment of post-colonial and neo-colonial policies and practices

Karsten Xuereb, University of Malta, Superintendence of Cultural Heritage, Malta

The role of ethical hiring practices in decolonizing the museum

Rend Beiruti, Avesta Group, United Arab Emirates

There is no such thing as European values

Michael Wimmer, EDUCULT, Institute for Cultural Policy and Cultural Management, Austria

Industrial heritage led Community Regeneration. A New Approach to understanding and Intervention on Industrial Heritage in Post-Socialist Europe.

Cristina-Lucia Sucala, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

PART I, SESSION N°3: Understanding heritage as a phenomenon

ROOM: 217

Chair: Alis Vasile, The National Institute for Research and Training, Romania


Beyond the classical mind-set: The challenge of incorporating diverse musical cultures in Higher Music Education

Stefan Gies, AEC (Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen) and the AEC Working Groups on Diversity and Learning&Teaching, Belgium

Heritage, Culture, and the Securitization Paradigm

Asko Kauppinen, Malmö University, Sweden and Berndt Clavier, Malmö University, Sweden

Istanbul biennal: a cultural identification arena?

Melek Feride Çelik, PhD, Art Lecturer, Instructor and Project Coordinator, Freelance, Turkey

Case study of Philippi Park: The dialogue between the community and public sector through the vehicle of heritage in Philippi’s cultural landscape, presented through a Viable System Model with aim in the continuous sustainability of the region

Gesthimani Tsouroukidou, Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Economics, Greece

PART I, SESSION N°4: Cultural management and policy education to tackle the ongoing transformations

ROOM: “Angela 1” (first floor)

Chair: Tanja Johansson, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland


Educational programmes for the development of entrepreneurial skills across Europe. Does the offer meet needs?

Piotr Firych, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

The institutionalization of Artistic and Cultural Education in France and its experimentation in the festivals’ sphere

Lauriane Guillou, Sciences de l’information et de la communication. Équipe Culture et Communication, Université d’Avignon, France

Communication between the stakeholders in cultural policies: Case of Cycle Art without Borders, Ivan Meštrović Museums – Meštrović Gallery, Split

Vesna Bulić Baketić, Prokultura – Cultural policies observatory, Split, Croatia

Shifting the Romanian cultural perspective through design and design education to address a transformative society

Alexandra Ghioc, “George Enescu” National University of Arts, Romania and Radu Carnariu, Octav Bancila National College of Arts, Romania

PART I, SESSION N°5: Cultural management and policy education to tackle the ongoing transformations

ROOM: 228

Chair: Marco Mossinkoff, Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Netherlands


Social design thinking as a method for cultural managers (teaching demonstration)

Maria Bäck, Arcada UAS, Finland

Marketing the intangible cultural heritage: exploring consumer’s motivation in attending a theatre performance

Raluca Radoi, The National University of Theatre and Film Bucharest, Romania

Cultural Policies for building an efficient state, cultural, artistic and educational infrastructure for training in arts and culture in lifelong learning

Evgeni Velev, SULSIT University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Bulgaria

PART I, SESSION N°6: Cross-sectoral approach to cultural heritage sustainability and heritage-led innovation

ROOM: 223

Chair: Annukka Jyrämä, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonia


The unbearable sustainability of cultural heritage: index of cultural heritage sustainability in conflict and war regions

Andrej Srakar, Institute for Economic Research (IER), Ljubljana, and Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Cultural diplomacy from Lula to Dilma: Brazilian dynamism in the field of International identities

Leonardo de Souza Boy, University of Paris-Saclay, France

Co-creating toward creative ecology in the Cultural Capital of Taiwan – the case of the cultural and creative industries transformation in the Tainan City

Hsiao-Ling Chung, Graduate Institute of Creative Industries Design, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

New technologies in performing arts – applications for the fields of cultural marketing and artistic education

Cristina Nichimiș, The National University of Theatre and Film, Romania

Friday, 28 September | PART II. 14:15-15:30

Please note this programme includes only the names of the authors attending the Congress.


PART II. SESSION N°1: From cultural heritage to heritage communities – Cultural and managerial transformations

ROOM: 217

Chair: Mara Cerquetti, University of Macerata, Italy


Places and people of memory. First World War Heroes’ monuments as heritage landmarks

Anda Becuț Marinescu, National Institute for Cultural Reseach and Training, Romania

Cultural Cooperatives as Participatory Governance Tool – Reviewing the Idea from East-European Perspective

Svetlana Hristova, South-West University, Bulgaria

From the Schizofrenia of an Identity to a Cosmic ID

Giada Pieri, MED – Mediterranean Explore Diversity, Italy

PART II. SESSION N°2: From cultural heritage to heritage communities – Cultural and managerial transformations

ROOM: 202

Chair: Johan Kolsteeg, Groningen University, Netherlands


Local cultural policies for regional revitalization in Japan – Challenge for ‘local and global city’

Kiyoshi Takeuchi, Tottori University, Japan

Using counterfactual thinking to increase organizational resiliency and strengthen cultural placekeeping (teaching demonstration)

Leah Hamilton, University of Kentucky (Arts Administration), United States

International approaches in education to cultural heritage in Global South countries

Simeng Chang, Burgundy School of Business, Université Bourgogne Franche Comté, France

PART II. SESSION N°3: Cultural management and policy education – Teaching and technology transformations

ROOM: 229

Chair: Michal Lázňovský, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic


Creative Arts Marketing third edition: Using cases and content face to face and online (teaching demonstration)

Terry O’Sullivan The Open University Business School, United Kingdom and Catherine O’Sullivan, COS, United Kingdom

New technologies in education – tools, needs and digital behaviour

The panel will consist of presentations and discussion on the role of digital tools in the education and practice of cultural management and policy. What are the trends in use of ICT, online social media, software and other digital tools in our field? What do we really use and need? Do we need to teach our students how to control specific apps? Is it the typology of the software currently offered on the market? Is it the philosophy, nature, potential and risks of the digital world? In a close interaction with the audience the panellists will look for some of the answers and further questions and challenges of digitalization relevant for our sector.

Chair: Michal Lázňovský, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic

PART II. SESSION N°4: The evaluation tool for the Congress and the General Assembly

ROOM: “Angela 2” (first floor)

Chair: Pascale Bonniel Chalier, ENCATC Working Group on Evaluation of International and European Transnational Cultural Projects


This panel will discuss about further development of the evaluation of the ENCATC Congress and General Assembly. Each year, this is a core activity of our network and we would like to test and implement aa new method to measure this strategic moment and know more about members expectations and satisfaction.

Friday, 28 September | 12:00-12:30


Qualitative analysis of the organization of the traditional Romanian music festival Trio Transilvan

Authors: Amalia Cristina Nedelcut and Nelida Nedelcut from theAcademy of Music in Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Inventing business models in the field of culture: at the crossroads of private and commercial logic

Author: Anne-Catherine Sutermeister, University of Art and Design Geneva, Switzerland


The Extent Of Community Involvement In The Process Of Conserving Objects With Power: The Case Study Of Heritage Conservation Centre

Author: Ng Mei Jia, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singpore


Bringing heritage into the classroom: Observing the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Authors: Ines Jemrić OstojićArsen Oremović, and Maja Jurić Ivoš from the University of Applied Sciences Baltazar Zaprešić, Croatia


eHeritage – Expanding the Research and Innovation Capacity in Cultural Heritage Virtual Reality Applications

Authors: Mihai DuguleanaFlorin Girbacia, Andreea BeraruCristian PostelnicuEugen Butila, Razvan Boboc, Daniel Voinea, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania


Recycling the terror. Remembering or forgetting strategies in cultural heritage polices

Authors: Anda Becuț Marinescu andIoana Ceobanu from the National Institute for Cultural Research and Training, Romania


SoST – Soft skills for the Tourism Management

Author: Francesca Imperiale, Department of Management and Economics- University of Salento, Italy


Boost to local services in Unesco Heritage Sites of Central Finland

Author: Annamari Maukonen, Humak, University of Applied Sciences, Finland


Creativity and Higher Education: Turning creativity into successful students projects at the Cultural management study programme  

Authors: Ines Jemrić Ostojić and Barbara Franić from the University of Applied Sciences Baltazar Zaprešić


European Heritage Strategy for the 21st Century

Author: Council of Europe


UNESCO – ENCATC Project “Learning on intangible heritage:  building teachers’ capacity for a sustainable future”

Authors: GiannaLia Cogliandro Beyens, ENCATC; Cristina Ortega Nuere, 3Walks; Isabel Verdet Peris, 3Walks


CONNECT Knowledge Alliance for Audience Development

Author: CONNECT project consoritum