This course is held from 4 to 11 August 2010, in the Netherlands. This course examines the relationship between the world of economics and the world of the arts, the practices of cultural entrepreneurship, the challenge of financing precious works, the functioning of the art market, international cultural policies, the important role of creativity in the modern economy, and the economics of different cultural sectors (cultural heritage, performing arts, visual arts).
Students will take part in debates on recent thought in the economics of the arts and cultural entrepreneurship, and learn from actual cases in the world of the arts and culture. They will be surrounded by prominent cultural entrepreneurs.The course will include meetings with successful cultural entrepreneurs. Students with little or no economic background will be able to take a seminar on basic economic principles.
This is a Master's level course open to:
- Students who intend to focus on cultural economics and related issues
- Lecturers and researchers involved in cultural management, policies, and studies
- Professionals working for or with private and public cultural institutions
- Curious people who would like to know more about the subject and how it affects their lives.
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