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The ENCATC Book Series on Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education exists to foster critical debate and to publish academic research in the field of cultural management and cultural policy as well as to open up a forum for discussions and debate on the topics of cultural management and cultural policy among scholars, educators, policy makers and cultural managers. It is also intended to provide reference tools for education and lifelong learning on cultural management and cultural policies. It is becoming more and more evident that education in cultural management and cultural policy cannot and should not be separated from research being conducted in the field. Since its creation, ENCATC has recognised this need and has always been very active in pursuing, publishing, presenting, and disseminating research in arts and cultural management and cultural policy to strengthen the understanding of cultural management and cultural policy issues.

The ENCATC Book Series on Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education is published by P.I.E. Peter Lang. www.peterlang.com 

Book Series Editor: Cristina Ortega Nuere, 3 Walks (Spain)

Book Series Scientific Committee: David Karlsson, Nätverkstan (Sweden); Martin Tröndle, WÜRTH Chair of Cultural Production (Germany);  Annick Schramme, University of Antwerp/Antwerp Management School (Belgium); Michael Wimmer, EDUCULT – Institute for Cultural Policy and Cultural Management (Austria); Fernando Bayon, University of Deusto, Institute of Leisure Studies (Spain)

Buffers beyond Boundaries. Bridging theory and practice in the management of historical territories

Buffers beyond Boundaries. Bridging theory and practice in the management of historical territories

Alba Zamarbide Urdaniz

What is a buffer? Is it a control zone? Or is it rather a transition space, a blurred boundary? Since "buffer zones" were introduced in the late 1970s as a complementary protection layer to World Heritage sites, the dimensions of heritage have changed significantly; from physical to intangible, from defined to diffused. Now, buffers can present all these different characters, even at the same time.

Using buffers as the main connection thread, this book is a collection of complementary studies that explore the contemporary challenges in heritage definition and management. With a focus on European and Asian historical territories, this book tracks umbrella terms, from their genesis inside international discussions and cultural exchanges, to their specific interpretation in top-down on-site strategies. Then, it originally complements and verifies these official management models with the study of local realities and parallel bottom-up actions that have emerged to fill major gaps in this system. With this, the book underlines the negative impacts of isolated biased strategies, and addresses the call of local intermediate groups and communities for integrated efforts.

Finally, buffers are presented as an intermediate heritage management model that could help integrate both, protection and development, territorial and community scales. 

- Publisher: P.I.E. Peter Lang www.peterlang.com
- ENCATC Book Series: Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education 
- Book Series Editor: ENCATC 
- Book Series Director: Cristina Ortega Nuere, 3Walks, Spain 

2019
Length: 267 pages
Language: English
ISBN: 978-2-8076-1273-0

Museums go International. New strategies, new business models

Museums go International. New strategies, new business models

Rebecca Amsellem

Museums are increasingly developing international strategies to raise their profiles outside of their home markets. How can we define this trend? This book is based on a multiple correspondence analysis of a database populated by the results of a survey conducted by the author on international museums. The study reveals that museums fall into four categories regarding their internationalization strategies and can have two complementary international strategies: one geared toward economic profitability and one geared toward the preservation of heritage. However, traditional business models for museums are currently facing challenges from a decline in public subsidies, uncertainty surrounding private donations and stagnant ticket sales. The author argues that the internationalization of museums is having an impact on the historical models and is contributing to the evolution of these business models. Two case studies, of the Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK) and the Musée des Arts et Métiers (Paris, France), provide particular insights into the international characteristics and practices of museums..

- Publisher: P.I.E. Peter Lang www.peterlang.com
- ENCATC Book Series: Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education 
- Book Series Editor: ENCATC 
- Book Series Director: Cristina Ortega Nuere, 3Walks, Spain 

2019
Length: 228 pages
Language: English
ISBN: 978-2-8076-1269-3

Public-Private Partnership in the Cultural Sector. A Comparative Analysis of European Models

Public-Private Partnership in the Cultural Sector. A Comparative Analysis of European Models

Elena Borin

This book contributes to the debate on the emerging governance systems and management models of the cultural sector by means of a comparative analysis of significant case studies of public-private partnerships in Europe.

The research focuses on the development of public-private collaborations over the last five decades and investigates the emergence of multi-stakeholder partnerships in the cultural and creative field. The results of the analysis are interpreted in light of the discussion on the need to create integrated cultural systems at a local level that bring together cultural organizations, public authorities, citizens and communities. These territorial cultural ecosystems could unlock the potential of the cultural and creative sector and stimulate new ways to promote the cultural identity of the territory, giving a new role to cultural and creative organizations.

- Publisher: P.I.E. Peter Lang www.peterlang.com
- ENCATC Book Series: Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education 
- Book Series Editor: ENCATC 
- Book Series Director: Cristina Ortega Nuere, 3Walks, Spain 

2017
Length: 230 pages
Language: English
ISBN: 978-2-8076-0407-0

Fair Cooperation. A New Paradigm for Cultural Diplomacy and Arts Management

Fair Cooperation. A New Paradigm for Cultural Diplomacy and Arts Management

Annika Hampel

European cultural policy is based on the exchange of artists. It has devoted decades to the objective of encouraging dialogue and enabling cooperative production; especially between the countries of the so-called ‘Global North’ and ‘Global South’. Cultural policy makers and agents in Europe, such as those working in cultural institutions and at the ministries responsible for cultural relations, constantly stress their claims of a ‘dialogue of equals’. However, if and how cultural cooperations really are in practice brought to life on equal terms is an open question.

Annika Hampel analyzes the working conditions of partnerships to understand how current artistic collaborations function, what structures and processes they involve, on what premises and within what frameworks the collaborators work, and what challenges they have to cope with.The foundation of her reflections are the experiences and insights of actors in cooperative projects who are responsible for the implementation of the goals of the European Cultural Policies in practice.

Annika Hampel uses five case studies, which offer insights across the spectrum of artistic cooperation, to display the wide range of Indo-German collaborations in the arts. From her analysis of the practical reality, Annika Hampel develops and proposes cultural and political measures to foster a new culture of international cooperation on an equal footing. The author shows how to minimize power relations, promote cultural diversity, and exploit the underused potential of cooperative work.


- Publisher: P.I.E. Peter Lang www.peterlang.com
- ENCATC Book Series: Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education 
- Book Series Editor: ENCATC 
- Book Series Director: Cristina Ortega Nuere, 3Walks, Spain 

2017
Length: 284 pages
Language: English
ISBN: 978-2-8076-0471-1

The Creative City. Cultural Policies and urban regeneration between conservation and development

The Creative City. Cultural Policies and urban regeneration between conservation and development

Alessia Usai

This book focuses on the relationships between the creative city principles and the planning approach introduced by the European Landscape Convention in order to identify best practices for the development of innovative cultural policies and new urban regeneration tools. The research is characterized by a cross-cutting approach to cultural heritage. It proposes a new model for the design of advanced cultural districts consisting of a benchmark methodology and a "toolbox" of spatial, economic and social indicators that can be used to build the necessary knowledge. Finally, having Sardinia Region (IT) as reference, the book offers a picture of programs and plans to which the methodology and the toolbox can be applied, outlining their potential impacts within cultural and spatial planning. 

Alessia Usai holds a PhD in Technology for the Preservation of Architectural and Environmental Heritage and is a Researcher Fellow at the Department of Civil, Environmental Engineering and Architecture (DICAAR), University of Cagliari (IT). Her research is related to cultural heritage, landscape and urban planning. 


- Publisher: P.I.E. Peter Lang www.peterlang.com
- ENCATC Book Series: Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education 
- Book Series Editor: ENCATC 
- Book Series Director: Cristina Ortega Nuere, 3Walks, Spain 

2016
Length: 204 pages
Languages: English
ISBN: ISBN 978-2-8076-0192-5
 When Cultural Policies Change: Comparing Mexico and Argentina

When Cultural Policies Change: Comparing Mexico and Argentina

Elodie Bordat-Chauvin

How can change in cultural policy be explained? Through a comparative and historical analysis, this research sheds new light on the emergence, institutionalization and transformation of the cultural policies of two major Latin American countries: Mexico and Argentina. Elodie Bordat-Chauvin’s investigation is based on the material gathered in ethnographic fieldwork conducted between 2008 and 2010. It gathers observations, unique archive material and more than ninety semi-directive interviews with the majority of Secretaries of Culture in office between 1983 and 2010, several intellectuals, interest groups leaders, cultural managers and members of unions who all played a role in these countries’ cultural policies in the last thirty years. This work challenges the common assertions that Mexican cultural policy is characterized by inertia and Argentinean cultural policy by instability. It analyses factors of changes – such as the neo-liberal turn, transnationalization, decentralization and politico-institutional changes – and their consequences – including reductions in cultural budgets, transformations in cultural industries and modifications in the balance of power between national, subnational, public and private actors. 

Elodie Bordat-Chauvin holds a PhD in political science (Institut d’Études Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence) and has been a researcher at CHERPA since 2014. Her research focuses on cultural policies in Mexico, Argentina and France. Her work has been published internationally, including in the International Journal of Cultural Policies and Pôle Sud. She currently teaches cultural policy at Aix-Marseille University and comparative political science at Sciences Po Aix.

2015
Length: 268 pages
Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-0352-9771-3
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