Postgraduate course ‘Platformisation of cultural and audio-visual sectors in the European Union: new policies for new stakeholders’ will be held at the Interuniversity Centre (IUC) in Dubrovnik, Croatia from 9th -14th of May 9 2022. The postgraduate course is organized as a part of the activities of the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet project entitled ‘European Union Policies and the Platformisation of Cultural and Audio-visual Sectors – platEU’ that has been implemented by IRMO from 2020-2022.

The questions addressed by the course are: How can we interpret the changes in the EU policies  related to online platforms and cultural and audio-visual sector? How do they balance competition and cultural diversity as well as pluralism? Can we talk about the European digital cultural policies and what do they mean? Who are the new stakeholders and what kind of new policies are being created? What kind of new work practices in the creative sector do online platforms bring? What theoretical frameworks would be the most appropriate in order to interpret these changes?

This interdisciplinary international course will bring together about twenty participants from Croatia and abroad, and the lecturers are as follow: Valerija Barada, University of Zadar, Croatia; Paško Bilić, Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Croatia; Lilian Hanania, Hanania Consulting and Sciences Po Paris, France (via Zoom); Ole Marius Hylland, Telemark Research Institute, Norway; Kylie Jarrett, University of Maynooth, Ireland; David Nieborg, University of Toronto, Canada; Jaka Primorac, Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Croatia; Aleksandra Uzelac, Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Croatia and Bjarki Valtysson, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.


The programme and the reader of the course are available at the following link.

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