Blog: The impact of the pandemic on the Cultural and Creative Industries in the short and longer run

The oldest proof of figurative paintings by humans was recently found in a cave in Sulawesi, Indonesia. They have been dated some 44,000 years old and people have been painting ever since. Cultural activities are both timeless and resilient: people will keep performing, acting, writing,…

Published: the 2nd in a series of papers on European, national and regional policy frameworks for CCI

CICERONE-members Clémentine Daubeuf, Elisabetta Airaghi, Teodora Pletosu (KEA) and Andy Pratt (City University) have finished the second in a series of CICERONE papers which explore whether and to what extent the existing European, national and regional policy frameworks concerning cultural industries (and the wider economy)…

Presenting at the round table on the sustainable development of the Bulgarian film industry

CICERONE partners Diana Andreeva and Bilyana Tomova from the Observatory of Cultural Economic (OCE) recently presented the CICERONE project at the roundtable on the sustainable development of the Bulgarian film industry. The roundtable was hosted by the Center for Audiovisual Policy and Media Studies (UNWE)…

Published: the first in a series of papers on the trade environment for cultural goods and services

CICERONE-members Andy Pratt (City University), Thomas Borén (Stockholm University), Clémentine Daubeuf and Arthur Le Gall (both from KEA) have finished the first in a series of papers on the trade environment for cultural goods and services. This first paper entitled “A review of tariff barriers and…

Hosting two sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2019

During the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society 2019 at the Society in London from 28 to 30 August 2019, CICERONE members Andy Pratt, Robert Kloosterman and Marianna d’Ovidio organized two sessions on “Exploring the new global geographies of the creative economy: creative economy…

Published: a report on the CICERONE project methodology

The consortium just published a paper entitled “The CICERONE project methodology”. It serves as the capstone to the methodological approach and initial operationalisation of the concept of the GPN in the field of the creative industries in Europe. The key ideas, approach and principles are…

Plenary meeting in Warsaw: setting the scene for the case study selection

On June 27th and 28th, 2019, the CICERONE team met in Warsaw at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS) for its first plenary meeting. The main focus of the meeting was the kick-starting of the cultural and creative sector studies and, as part…

Just published: a report on how to embark on CICERONE’s empirical research

The CICERONE team has published a third report. Building upon the previous reports (click here to find these) that applied the Global Production Network perspective to the cultural and creative industries and which proposed strategies to overcome anticipated data collection gaps by doing empirical research,…

2nd report: on CCI statistical data and strategies for gathering quantitative data through case studies

There is a need for more general contextual data to sketch the backdrop of CCIs in EU members states. As already stated by Allen Scott in his pioneering study The Cultural Economy of Cities, the cultural economy is represented by an extremely wide variety of…

First report: “Creative and Cultural Industries and Global Production Network approaches so far”

CICERONE has published a report that provides a focused review of the literature on cultural and creative industries since the 1990s, presents the main components of the Global Production Network (GPN) approach and then applies this analytical framework to the cultural and creative industries. Prepared by…

We have lift-off: kick-off meeting in Bari

The very long project journey of 48 months has begun in the beautiful city of Bari, Apulia, Italy. On February 15th and 16th 2019, the consortium met for the very first time at the University of Bari to formally launch the CICERONE project. The key…


„The pandemic lockdown affects the Cultural and Creative Industries in various ways“. Robert C. Kloosterman from the @UvA_Amsterdam explains how #CCI production networks are affected 🎭🎨🎬
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@EU_H2020 #H2020 #coronavirus

🆕Just released our report for @CICERONEproject with #CityUniversity London!
🧐 We assess the role of incentives for #CCI production through the prism of the Global Production Network.
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🔍We are gathering data on measures taken worldwide to counter the impact of #Covid19 on cultural and creative sectors.
👉 Here is a summary of the policy responses so far
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@CICERONEproject @EU_H2020 @critUBresearch @unibait @CityUniLondon @Stockholm_Uni @univienna @unimib .@CICERONEproject: approaching – the new face of creative industry ecosystems
🧐an ambitious research project updating the Global Production Network approach
🔄a new set of insights to better grasp CCIs dynamics +improve 🇪🇺 #policy making
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