New volume released of the European Journal of Cultural Management and Policy
ENCATC has published Volume 9, Issue 1 and 2 of its scientific publication, the European Journal on Cultural Management and Policy. In these issues, 18 authors from Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Estonia, France, Italy, Malta, and Mexico had 8 articles selected from the Journal’s double-blind review process.
Based on a multidisciplinary perspective and with aims to connect theory and practice in the realm of the cultural sector, Volume 9, issue 1 is a thematic issue following the topic of 2018 ENCATC Annual Congress: 'Beyond EYCH2018. What is the cultural horizon? Opening up perspectives to face ongoing transformations’. It has four articles on the topics of: "Neo-colonialism in cultural governance in the EU: a Maltese case study"; "Brazilian cultural diplomacy in Europe in the early 21st century: bridging the gap between nations with international events"; "Forgotten legacy: an endeavor to highlight heritage food of Egyptian Bedouins"; and "Managing and enhancing the intangible heritage: the experience of 'Literary Parks'”.
Volume 9, issue 2 is a general issue on new advancements in the cultural and creative domains and four articles covering hot topics in the field of cultural management and policy as well as the latest research trends on: "Un-mind the gap: questioning the division between artistic instrumentalism and autonomy from an ethnomusicological perspective"; "Creative entrepreneurs’ perception of entrepreneurial motivation: a valuable insight for creative business incubators when supporting creative entrepreneurs’ cooperation with other industries"; "EU’s civil society bias in the Neighbourhood: a case study on culture"; and "Digital education as a catalyst for museum transformation: the case of the 'Museums and New Digital Cultures' course".
Launched in 2011, ENCATC's Journal has the objective is to stimulate the debate on the topics of cultural management and cultural policy among scholars, educators, policy makers and cultural managers. The Journal is based on a multidisciplinary perspective and aims at connecting theory and practice in the realm of the cultural sector. In 2019, the journal changed its name to the European Journal of Cultural Management and Policy (ISSN 2663-5771).
The Journal is indexed in ESCI-Web of Science, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)-Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) and in ERIH Plus-European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences. This is an important recognition of the Journal’s compliance with the most significant requirements for academic publications, such as openness, international character of the Editorial Board, punctuality of peer review process, among others.