10th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR)


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ICCPR 2018 will take place in Tallinn, Estonia August 21-25. The conference will be hosted by Tallinn University. All information about the conference can be found here: http://iccpr2018.tlu.ee/
The theme of ICCPR 2018 is “The Cultural Governance of Global Flows: Past and Future”. 
The theme refers to the emergence of complex global flows that present contemporary societies with novel challenges and have high relevance for shaping but also understanding cultural policy in the making worldwide. These include forced as well as unforced migrations; new global divisions in cultural labour; cultural tourism; novel forms of content distribution; emergent international networks and platforms enabling cultural exchange; global trade with (big) data on cultural practices; and attempts of reimagining and re-evaluating shared values, to name some. The conference expects to address not only the present situation and future strategies but invites investigations into the archaeologies and histories of contemporary flows and into past ways of addressing related challenges with cultural policies in different regions of the world. It puts a special emphasis on the experiences in Eastern Europe and other transitional societies.
Keynotes by:

Prof. Jose van Dijck, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Prof. J.P Singh, University of Edinburgh, UK
Prof. Joseph Straubhaar, University of Texas, USA
Prof. Madina Tlostanova, Lindköping University, Sweden
ICCPR 2018 invites participants to present papers from across the entire spectrum of cultural policy studies.
More information about the CFP on conference website: http://iccpr2018.tlu.ee/call-for-abstracts/
All submissions must be in English and will be peer-reviewed. Proposals should be sent no later than February 5th, 2018 to ICCPR2018@tlu.ee.