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Culture in urban spaces, today

Arturo Rodriguez Morato argues that cities use culture as a tool to generate urban regeneration and calls for an integration of cultural diversity

Arturo Rodriguez Morato, from the University of Barcelona, discusses the impact of culture on cities.

He starts by explaining how culture became a tool for urban regeneration. He also emphasizes the importance cultural diversity for cities and argues that cultural policies have a major role to play in social cohesion.

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