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International

Why the Catalan independence process failed.

Here is an exercise to test your international relations skills. Please read the following statements, debate them and propose your own reasons and possible solutions. In the recent weeks we had some more colorful first pages on the newspapers, mainly … Continue reading

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Cooperation / EU / International

Myths of politics and cooperation #3: the saviour

One single man coming out from the dark and leading the people or the country to a better place… History and literature, in their simplifications, are filled with characters that allegedly shed some light on a -difficult- situation. Moses, Jesus … Continue reading

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Cooperation / International

Myths of politics and cooperation #2: the golden age

A strong image  to build the consensus against the present situation, the present government (any) or the distribution of power is the myth of the Golden Age. This item is about the memory – or the lack of it – and … Continue reading

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Cooperation / Cross-border affairs / EU / International / Regional development

Multi-level governance and legitimacy of local authorities in the European Union

How are regional authorities using their role as international players to build national recognition? The European Union promoted a wider room for manoeuvre for regional and local authorities, empowering them to be actor of international cooperation, a competence belonging mainly to … Continue reading

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Artistic projects / Culture / EU / Good practices / International

On the radio, Europe is an island of culture

Since the autumn 2014, “Ile d’Europe” is the monthly magazine on cultural and creative industries at Euradionantes, a local radio on European themes in Nantes (France). I write and host this radio programme as a collaboration between SAMOA, the redevelopment agency … Continue reading

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Cooperation / Culture / EU / European Comission / Good practices / International

Cross-innovation and internationalisation – cultural and creative industries

Cross-sectoral innovation and internationalisation are two tools to improve the sustainability and competitiveness of cultural and creative industries in Europe. The two themes are linked also because SAMOA, the agency for the redevelopment of the Island of Nantes, is one … Continue reading

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