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IRMO is a public, non-profit, scientific and policy research institute, engaged in the interdisciplinary study of European and international economic, political, cultural relations and communication. Cultural policy and communication constitutes one of the fields of IRMO's expertise that has been continuously researched within the scope of activities of IRMO's Department for Culture and Communication. The Department is engaged in interdisciplinary scientific research in the field of cultural development, cultural and media policies in the EU context, international cultural cooperation and communication. Primary research areas include cultural diversity, intercultural communication, digital culture and networks, creative industries and cultural tourism, cultural changes (cultural integration and disintegration), and the process of globalisation and transition. In its research approach, IRMO considers culture to be pivotal element in sustainable development of our society and is interested to contribute to advancing issues related to sustainability of cultural sector and its activities. It has a relevant experience in international research related to diverse cultural policies issues, and in the design, coordination and implementation of projects. The Department staff have provided their expertise to European Parliament, European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO, and have participated in various EU funded projects and networks. Currently, the Department coordinates Jean Monnet project ‘EU Competences and National Cultural Policies: Critical Dialogues’ (2016-2018)

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IRMO - Institute for Development and International Relations
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