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Asia-Europe Conference: Cultural Industries And Cultural Development

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Project Period:
19 May 1999 - 21 May 1999
Beijing (China)


Ninety participants comprising government officials, cultural managers, artists, and cultural industry representatives from from 24 ASEM member countries, the EU, and UNESCO debated on four inter-related themes at the conference:

– The development of culture and cultural industries in Asia and Europe

– The impact of globalisation and privatisation on culture and cultural industries

– The role of private cultural industries, in addition to the traditional role of the state, in promoting the arts and culture

– Co-operation among national institutions, international institutions, and multinational corporations involved in cultural industries


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