|Module title||Cultural policies|
|Module lecturer||Piotr Firych, PhD|
|Lecturer position||Assistant Professor|
|Faculty||Faculty of Anthropology and Cultural Studies|
Module aim (aims)
The aim of the course is to discuss the essence of cultural policy as a strategic domain of culture and art ecosystems. The lecture and active learning interactions with students will aim to cover phenomenon of the cultural policy studies and practices as immersed in an extended environment of cultural public spheres, intercultural, international relations, cultural management practices, public adiministration, audience development and marketing in the arts, creative and cultural industries and enterprises, global media and business players, as well as local social communities. To study properly key circumstances and conditions of working cultural managers, artists, public officers in cultural affairs in present times we need to get a right perspective, that could be obtained through an overview of theories, empirical case studies and practices. They will come from several disciplines of study that have much to learn from each other and more in common than one might expect: management and organization studies, aesthetics, cultural studies, art management, cultural policies studies, intercultural communication studies.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
- ability to understand and speak English fluently
- interest in the topic and critical thinking competence
Week 1 Defining cultural policy
Week 2 Culture as the public sphere.
Week 3 Organizational cultures of cultural organizations.
Week 4 Culture as a local ecosystem. Small towns and cultural leaders.
Week 5 Culture-led city development / Urban cultural policies.
Week 6 Culture and diplomacy / Artist mobility / Culture & globalisation.
Week 7 Cultural memory and heritage. The future of museums.
Week 8 Audience development and art & culture education.
Week 9 Festival as a framework for a cross-sectoral synergy in cultural policies.
Week 10 The role of data, research and marketing intelligence in cultural organizations development.
Week 11 Social value and evaluating cultural projects.
Week 12 Copyrights and ‘copylefts’ intellectual property in cultural policies
Week 13 Creative and cultural industries revisited. Cultural entrepreneurship in Poland.
Week 14 Leadership in public art and cultural institutions. Music sector as exemplification
Week 15 The power of taste. Cultural policy as managing and communicating cultural values
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