Culture in the Digital Age
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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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.
On 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.
What topics will you cover?
Digitalisation and the cultural economy
- Impacts of the digital on creative industries
- The rise of transmedia
Cultural institutions in the digital age
- A new era for cultural policy?
- Crowdfunding culture
- Digitalised art worlds
New threats and regulatory challenges in the age of the internet
- The emergence of new vulnerabilities
- Digital platforms as threats for the creative economy
- Media pluralism in the digital era
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone working in fields related to culture or technology. This includes cultural managers, artists, diplomats, internet professionals, and journalists.
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