Two years in review... 2016
Network researcher Devin Beauregard defends his thesis on cultural industries. He is congratulated by his jury, and by the external reviewer, Professor Kevin V. Mulcahy from Louisiana State University.
Jonathan Paquette is guest speaker at the Institute for Cultural Industries’ research Annual Conference in Shenzhen.
Professor Kennedy Chinyowa (Tshwane University, South Africa) visits the Centre on Governance in Ottawa and holds exchanges with the Network’s researchers.
The Network Researchers Christopher Gunter and Jonathan Paquette attend the 42nd Social Theory, Politics and the Arts Annual Conference held in Montreal hosted by Prof. Isabelle Fortier from École nationale d’administration publique.
An article by M. Sharon Jeannotte, entitled “Trends in provincial and territorial cultural budgets – Implications for municipalities” appears in the trade journal Municipal World. (Vol. 126, No. 9, September 2016.)
M. Sharon Jeannotte designs an online course for Athabasca University entitled “Cultural Policy in Canada” (Communication Studies (CMNS) 401).
M. Sharon Jeannotte is elected as Co-Chair of the Ottawa Culture Research Group, established by the City of Ottawa with participation from various levels of government and the Ottawa Cultural Alliance, to work together to develop a set of local cultural indicators.
The Network researchers Eric L. Nelson, Christopher Gunter, Robin Nelson and Jonathan Paquette participate at the 5th Annual Conference of Canadian Public Administration Programs held (May 16-17) at École nationale d’administration publique in Quebec City.
Jonathan Paquette is invited as an expert by the Ministère de la culture et des communications du Québec to speak at the Forum sur les droits d’auteur à l’ère du numérique held in Montreal (May 12-13) at HEC Business School.
An article by M. Sharon Jeannotte, entitled “Story-telling about place: Engaging citizens in cultural mapping” appears in the peer-reviewed journal City, Culture and Society. (Volume 7, Issue 1,March 2016. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877916615000466 )
A special double issue of the journal Culture and Local Governance on “Cultural Mapping in Planning and Development Contexts” is published, co-edited by Nancy Duxbury of the University of Coimbra and M. Sharon Jeannotte of the Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa.
M. Sharon Jeannotte and Alain Pineau release the fourth edition of a joint publication in which the Centre on Governance and Canadian Conference of the Arts analyze the impact of provincial and territorial budgets on the cultural sector. The 2016 edition is entitled In Search of the Creative Economy: Analyses of the Provincial and Territorial 2015-2016 Budgets from the Perspective of Arts, Culture and Heritage.