STPA Conference

The Political Observatory has attended the international meeting Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts (STPA), that will take place between 18th and 20th of October 2012, on Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA.

This event was attended by several members of Culture and Politics investigation group, that will present the pannel «Politics of Culture: The Portuguese and the European Cases».

The beginning of the 21st century is marked by a change in circumstances endowed with highly geographical, political and social complexity. It is also from this context that emerges the possibility of innovative approaches regarding cultural diversity.

 Among others, there was panels on the following topics:

1. Cultural Region and Nation States
2. Historical narratives and minorities
3. Public Policies for Culture
4. Museology and Heritage
5. Cultural diplomacy