Stuart MacDonald’s report for British Council Pakistan, looking at how higher education in Europe and South Asia compare in their approach to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The report was launched at the British Council’s Going Global 2019 conference in Berlin on 14 May.
The Brexit process is today at a crucial stage. In the UK, it is polarising opinion and creating divisions across a number of fault lines in British society between generations, geographies of inequality, cosmopolitan liberals and more rural conservatives, communities divided by historical conflicts of religion or nationality. In the European Union, similar tensions are everywhere – at the time of writing in France, above all, with the gilets jaunes, in Andalusia with the reappearance of far‐right politics in Spain, not to mention in Hungary with the Central European University forced out of Budapest.
This article, first published in Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft https://www.kupoge.de/kumi/kumi163.html considers the potential impacts of Brexit on art and culture. The article is also available in German on request.
Dimitra Kizlari considers how governments who wish to implement international cultural relations policies, can restructure their control mechanisms to create processes flexible enough to accommodate the work ethos of cultural actors.