Invitation: DISCE Policy Workshop in Liepāja
Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Creative Economies (DISCE) is a three-year project bringing together researchers from Finland, Italy, Latvia (SSE Riga) and the UK. DISCE researchers conducted fieldwork research and interviewed local creative professionals in Liepāja in 2020/2021. Now it is time to share the first results!
If you are a creative worker, a business professional or a cultural organisation representative, do not hesitate in joining the workshop, you are more than welcome!
The purpose of the policy workshop is to explore together the local cultural and creative industries. We have three topics, creative economy in Liepāja, current creative economy policies in Liepāja, and developing the creative economy in Liepāja.
This online workshop will take place on Thursday, December 16th from 10:00 -11:00.
10:00 – 10:05
10:05 – 10:30
Presentation of DISCE research findings: Case Study of Liepāja
10:30 – 11:00
Feedback from the participants
If you are interested in joining, here is the link. The last day to join is Wednesday, December 15, 10:00. The workshop will take place on ZOOM platform and will be held in Latvian.
The DISCE project started in January 2019 and will run for a period of 3 years. Its lead coordinator is the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship within the Turku School of Economics (TSE) of the University of Turku (UTU) from Finland. The other research members of the consortium are the King’s College London (KCL) from the United Kingdom, the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) from Italy, and the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), Latvia. The consortium is completed with a Belgian based non-profit consultancy Culture and Media Agency Europe aisbl (CUMEDIAE) and the European network of non governmental cultural centres based in Sweden Trans Europe Halles (TEH), who will together assume both the communications and stakeholder engagement within the Cultural and Creative Industries.
More information on the project can be found on the project’s website www.disce.eu.