2021 the ENCATC Research Award Winner:
Doctoral Thesis: “At the centre of the edge: the development of cross-border cultural networks in border cities between Brazil and Uruguay and France and Germany” defended at the University of Brasília (Brazil) and Paris 8 University (France).
Alongside the 2021 winner, the finalists were praised for their relevant and important contributions to the field of cultural management and policy research:
Jon Alvarez Fernandez
Doctoral Thesis: “The Shift of Valuation and Management in ‘Denken Chiku’ Protected Townscapes in Japan: Comparative Analysis with Contemporary Western Protection Policies” defended at Waseda University (Japan).
Doctoral Thesis: “Foreign Cultural Policy through the work of the National Institutes of Culture: a comparative study on instrumentalism” defended at the University College London (United Kingdom).
Doctoral Thesis: “Artists as agents of change. Civil Society engagement and foreign cultural policy in transformation processes” defended at the University of Hildesheim (Germany).