Exploratory visit by Council of Europe expert

ART-idea welcomed Kseniya Khovanova-Rubicondo to its cultural policy residency, 17th -19th June 2013.

Kseniya is a policy expert who has managed and conducted a number of empirical and evaluation studies in the fields of culture, intercultural dialogue, public economics and innovation, and ICT4D.

She has worked for the Council of Europe, the European Commission, the European Investment Bank, the US Agency for International Development and the Government Financial Officers’ Association in Chicago.

She is an expert for the Council of Europe’s Cultural Routes programme and author of The Study of the Council of Europe’s Cultural Routes Impact on SMEs Innovation, Competitiveness, and Clustering

The meeting highlighted the pressing need to develop precise and in-depth responses to cultural policy challenges. With the increasing pace of technological, political, social and economical changes in society there is a need to find avenues to bridge the different dimensions coexisting in the field of  culture – cultural tourism, gastronomy, artistic and creative expression, etc. – to  share and interpret relevant events, facts, to evaluate their socio-economic impact and offer a quality analisys of relevant data.

In the meetings with ART-idea‘s Director, Diane Dodd, Kseniya was also introduced to the new International Institute for Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism and sampled the possible benefits of building synergies between the gastronomy, cultural, arts and tourism sectors.

 

By enricgomez.com