Cultural diversity

Publications and Studies

In this section you will find publications and studies on various aspects of the diversity of cultural expressions. These documents will help you better grasp cultural diversity issues and understand their many subtleties and details. The suggested texts and references are not limited to those by Québec government authorities and may come from other sources. Among other things, this section includes such items as the essays commissioned by Secrétariat à la diversité culturelle, notably those written by Ivan Bernier, associate professor of law at Université Laval in Québec City. Professor Bernier is an internationally renowned specialist in international business law and its impact on culture policies.

  • Vol. 7, no 42 — 2007-12-17
    The Impact of EC Law on the Taxation of the European Audiovisual Industry, by Hasan Bermek

  • Vol. 7, no 41 — 2007-12-10
    Staying Ahead: The Economic Performance of the U.K.'s Creative Industries

  • Vol. 7, no 41 — 2007-12-10
    Report of proceedings of the second OIF discussion seminar on the implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 7, no 40 — 2007-12-03
    Tax Incentives for Films and Audiovisual Works in France , by Hasan Bermek

  • Vol. 7, no 40 — 2007-12-03
    The Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: Implementation and Followup—The Challenge of Concerted Action by Civil Society by Véronique Guèvremont in English, Spanish, and Arabic

  • Vol. 7, no 39 — 2007-11-26
    A Reflection on the Function of Culture in Building Citizenship Capacity, by Dick Stanley

  • Vol. 7, no 38 — 2007-11-19
    New working documents for the first session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 7, no 38 — 2007-11-19
    Television in 36 European States —2007 yearbook for film, television, and video in Europe, Volume 1

  • Vol. 7, no 37 — 2007-11-12
    Information document - Civil Society and the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005)

  • Vol. 7, no 37 — 2007-11-12
    Économie politique du commerce international de biens et services culturels. Le cas du Canada et du Québec, by Sylvain Zini

  • Vol. 7, no 36 — 2007-11-05
    The November 2007 issue of the “Coalition Currents” newsletter is now available

  • Vol. 7, no 36 — 2007-11-05
    Cultural Statistics—The Cultural Economy and Cultural Activities in the EU27

  • Vol. 7, no 36 — 2007-11-05
    Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions provisional rules of procedure

  • Vol. 7, no 35 — 2007-10-29
    “Bilateral Agreements and Cultural Diversity” newsletter

  • Vol. 7, no 35 — 2007-10-29
    All issues of the Oralidad journal now available in digital format from the “Portal of Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean”

  • Vol. 7, no 34 — 2007-10-22
    “ Internet: un séisme dans la culture? ”, by Marc Le Glatin – June 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 34 — 2007-10-22
    “ Cinema in Smaller European Countries”, by Susan Newman-Baudais (European Audiovisual Observatory)

  • Vol. 7, no 33 — 2007-10-15
    The UNESCO Courier — Special Issue on General Conference – 2007, No. 8

  • Vol. 7, no 33 — 2007-10-15
    Final report of the expert meeting on international cooperation, Madrid (Spain)

  • Vol. 7, no 32 — 2007-10-09
    “Les échanges culturels de la France” (“France’s Cultural Exchanges”) (Culture chiffres Collection, 2007.4), by François Rouet – September 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 32 — 2007-10-09
    “Les flux d’échanges internationaux de biens et services culturels : déterminants et enjeux (“International Trade Flows in Cultural Goods and Services: Issues and Determining Factors”), (Culture études Collection, 2007.2) – September 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 32 — 2007-10-09
    Media Legislation in Africa: A Comparative Legal Survey, by Guy Berger

  • Vol. 7, no 31 — 2007-10-01
    Eurobarometer on Culture: Europeans affirm their strong attachment to culture and expect more from the European Union in this area

  • Vol. 7, no 30 — 2007-09-24
    Hundreds of languages threatened with extinction – 2007/09/24

  • Vol. 7, no 28 — 2007-09-10
    Coalition Currents, Vol. 5, No. 3 – August 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 27 — 2007-09-04
    Recondita Armonia—A Reflection on the Function of Culture in Building Citizenship Capacity (Policy note No. 10), by Dick Stanley – 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 27 — 2007-09-04
    Building National Information Policies: Experiences in Latin America, published by UNESCO—Information for All Program (IFAP) – 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 26 — 2007-08-27
    Local policies for cultural diversity, by United Cities and Local Governments - Working Group on Culture – September 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 25 — 2007-07-23
    Media coverage of the Conference on Creative Industries in Africa

  • Vol. 7, no 24 — 2007-07-16
    Creative Industries and Developing Countries: Voice, Choice, and Economic Growth, edited by Diana Barrowclough and Zeljka Kozul-Wright – 2007/07/08

  • Vol. 7, no 22 — 2007-07-03
    Task Force on Languages and Multilingualism: Compendium on Ongoing Activities Concerning Languages and Multilingualism (2006–2007)

  • Vol. 7, no 21 — 2007-06-26
    Documents from the first session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions –2007/06/18–20

  • Vol. 7, no 20 — 2007-06-18
    Compendium of Reference Documents for Cultural Policies in Africa – 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 19 — 2007-06-11
    IRIS Special - Audiovisual Media Services without Frontiers. Implementing the Rules – 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 19 — 2007-06-11
    "Eurobarometer" qualitative study on Europeans, culture, and cultural values – 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 19 — 2007-06-11
    Mondialisation et diversité culturelle - Report no. 6 ─ April-May 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 18 — 2007-06-04
    An Important Aspect of the Implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: The International Fund for Cultural Diversity, by Ivan Bernier – April 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 18 — 2007-06-04
    FOCUS 2007, World Film Market Trends

  • Vol. 7, no 18 — 2007-06-04
    Video on Demand in Europe – May 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 17 — 2007-05-28
    Texts and results of the international conference in Essen on the theme “Cultural Diversity - Europe’s Wealth. Bringing the UNESCO convention to life” – 2007/04/26-28

  • Vol. 7, no 16 — 2007-05-22
    IRIS Special ─ The Public Service Broadcasting Culture – 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 16 — 2007-05-22
    Gauging culture: Using global indicators to study worldwide trends─ May 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 15 — 2007-05-14
    First 2007 update of the Index Translationum – 2007/05/07

  • Vol. 7, no 14 — 2007-05-07
    Cultures and Globalization - Conflicts and Tensions, par Helmut K. Anheier et Yudhushthir Raj Isar – 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 13 — 2007-04-30
    State aid for films – a policy in motion?, by Jérôme Broche, Obhi Chatterjee, Irina Orssich et Nóra Tosics – 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 12 — 2007-04-23
    World Heritage: Challenges for the Millennium, published by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, March 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 11 — 2007-04-16
    Mondes francophones, edited by Dominique Wolton— 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 11 — 2007-04-16
    Special feature on businesses and cultural policies in Peru, Palestra— March 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 10 — 2007-03-26
    La Francophonie dans le monde 2006–2007

  • Vol. 7, no 10 — 2007-03-26
    Les Cultures africaines sont-elles à vendre? (Are Africa’s cultures for sale?) Africultures ─ December 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 9 — 2007-03-19
    Éditer dans l’espace francophone (Publishing in the French-speaking World) by Luc Pinhas— 2006/06/20

  • Vol. 7, no 9 — 2007-03-19
    Yearbook 2006—Film, television, and video in Europe

  • Vol. 7, no 8 — 2007-03-12
    Cultural Diversity and Globalization: the Arab-Japanese Experience

  • Vol. 7, no 8 — 2007-03-12
    Diversité culturelle et culture de paix, par Fabien Jakob – 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 6 — 2007-02-26
    « How to ensure a language’s presence in cyberspace? » by Marcel Diki-Kidiri – 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 6 — 2007-02-26
    « Dynamics of communication: new ways and actors » edited by Biserka Cvjetičanin – 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 6 — 2007-02-26
    “Differing diversities - Eastern European perspectives” by Andrea Ellmeier and Béla Rásky – 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 5 — 2007-02-19
    Council of Europe/ERICarts: Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe, 8th edition – 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 5 — 2007-02-19
    The Challenge of transcultural diversities - Cultural policy and cultural diversity – 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 4 — 2007-02-12
    “De la culture en Amérique” by Frédéric Martel – November 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 4 — 2007-02-12
    “The Economy of Culture in Europe” – November 2006

  • Vol. 7, no 3 — 2007-02-05
    United Cities and Local Governments—Documents approved by the Working Group on Culture at the meeting in Barcelona – 2006/10/23-24

  • Vol. 7, no 2 — 2007-01-29
    “UNESCO’s Convention on the Protection and the Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: Making it Work”

  • Vol. 7, no 2 — 2007-01-29
    “The Cultural Industries in CARICOM: Trade and Development Challenges”— 2007/01/23

  • Vol. 7, no 2 — 2007-01-29
    “Cultural Diversity and Transversal Values: East-West Dialogue on Spiritual and Secular Dynamics”—2005/11/7–9