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Explore the effects of digital technology on the cultural sector
In the last two decades, the cultural sector has undergone a radical transformation due to the rise of new media technologies. The digital revolution has radically transformed the daily practice of international cultural relations.
In this course, you will explore how digital technology creates new opportunities in international cultural relations. You will learn about new trends in the cultural economy, regulatory challenges, and emerging threats. You will also be introduced to tools to build a digital strategy in order to reach an international audience and establish global networks.
This course is for anyone working in fields related to culture or technology. This includes cultural managers, artists, diplomats, internet professionals, and journalists.
Digitalization and the cultural economy
Cultural institutions in the digital age
New threats and regulatory challenges in the age of the internet
Anna Triandafyllidou is Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
Jeremie Molho is a Research Fellow at the European University Institute and the National University of Singapore;
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