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. 8, no 42 — 2008-12-15
    Second report on the status of minority languages in Spain

  • Vol. 8, no 42 — 2008-12-15
    A special IRIS report, Searching for Audiovisual Content, from the European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 41 — 2008-12-08
    The December 2008 issue of “Coalition Currents” is now available

  • Vol. 8, no 41 — 2008-12-08
    Television in 36 European States – Volume 1 of the 2008 Yearbook, European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 40 — 2008-12-01
    “Putting Culture First: Commonwealth perspectives on culture and development,” by Andrew Firmin and Mark Nowottny

  • Vol. 8, no 39 — 2008-11-24
    Reports of the experts on preferential treatment (article 16 of the Convention) in anticipation of the second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 39 — 2008-11-24
    Council of the European Union conclusions on the promotion of cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue in the external relations of the Union and its Member States

  • Vol. 8, no 38 — 2008-11-17
    International Treaties and Art. International Journal of Cultural Policy, by Sandra Braman

  • Vol. 8, no 38 — 2008-11-17
    Diversité culturelle, identités et mondialisation. De la ratification à la mise en œuvre de la convention sur la diversité culturelle, edited by Guy Lachapelle

  • Vol. 8, no 37 — 2008-11-10
    New working and information documents with a view to the second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 37 — 2008-11-10
    Cultures and Globalization: The Cultural Economy by Helmut Anheier and Yudhishthir Raj Isar

  • Vol. 8, no 35 — 2008-10-27
    Provisional Agenda for the Second Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 34 — 2008-10-20
    Written contributions of Parties regarding the implementation of Article 13 of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 34 — 2008-10-20
    Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Collected Texts (5th edition) (2008)

  • Vol. 8, no 32 — 2008-10-06
    Draft summary records of the first extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions held in Paris from June 24 to 27, 2008

  • Vol. 8, no 31 — 2008-09-29
    Quel avenir pour la langue française?, by Jean-Louis Roy

  • Vol. 8, no 31 — 2008-09-29
    Statistiques sur l'industrie du film et de la production télévisuelle indépendante –2008 edition, Observatoire de la culture et des communications du Québec

  • Vol. 8, no 30 — 2008-09-22
    “Coalition Currents”: The September 2008 edition is now available

  • Vol. 8, no 29 — 2008-09-15
    State of Signatures and Ratifications of Relevant European Conventions and Other International Treaties Relating to the Audiovisual Sector – Dr. Susanne Nikoltchev and Francisco Javier Cabrera Blazquez (Scientific Editors), European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 29 — 2008-09-15
    The Circulation of European Coproductions and Entirely National Films in Europe – 2001 to 2007, by Martin Kanzler, in collaboration with Susan Newman-Baudais and André Lange, European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 28 — 2008-09-08
    L’Identité: une question de langue? Caen seminar proceedings (2006), published by Jean Renaud

  • Vol. 8, no 28 — 2008-09-08
    “The Cultural and Creative Industries: A Review of the Literature,” by Justin O'Connor

  • Vol. 8, no 27 — 2008-09-02
    Website of the 12th Francophonie Summit

  • Vol. 8, no 27 — 2008-09-02
    Release of the French Foreign Culture Network’s first newsletter

  • Vol. 8, no 26 — 2008-08-25
    Online publication of the Spanish and Arabic versions of the study entitled “The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: A Cultural Instrument at the Junction of Law and Politics,” by Professor Ivan Bernier

  • Vol. 8, no 25 — 2008-07-22
    “La fin des cultures nationales ? Les politiques culturelles à l’épreuve de la diversité,” edited by Lluís Bonet and Emmanuel Négrier

  • Vol. 8, no 25 — 2008-07-22
    Creative Economy Report 2008 by UNCTAD – The challenge of assessing the creative economy towards informed policy-making

  • Vol. 8, no 24 — 2008-07-14
    Las políticas culturales del México contemporáneo en el contexto de la Convención sobre Diversidad Cultural de la UNESCO, by Fabiola Rodríguez Barba

  • Vol. 8, no 24 — 2008-07-14
    Presentations made during Info Days on Culture Programme (2007–2013)

  • Vol. 8, no 23 — 2008-07-07
    Decisions made by the First Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 23 — 2008-07-07
    Report on the June 23, 2008 talks between civil society and the parties to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 23 — 2008-07-07
    La diversité culturelle en droit communautaire - Contribution à l'analyse de la spécificité de la construction européenne by Jean-Christophe Barbato

  • Vol. 8, no 23 — 2008-07-07
    Le statut juridique des biens et services culturels dans les accords commerciaux internationaux, by Laurence Mayer-Robitaille

  • Vol. 8, no 22 — 2008-06-30
    New to the CEIM website (Centre d’études sur l’intégration et la mondialisation)

  • Vol. 8, no 22 — 2008-06-30
    The Promotion of Cultural Diversity via New Media Technologies: An Introduction to the Challenges of Operationalization, by Tarlach McGonagle, European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 21 — 2008-06-16
    Number 169 of the magazine Cultures Sud: “Maghreb–Black Africa: a commonality of cultures?”

  • Vol. 8, no 19 — 2008-06-02
    “The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: a Cultural Instrument at the Junction of Law and Politics,” by Ivan Bernier

  • Vol. 8, no 17 — 2008-05-20
    The place of third country film and audiovisual works in European markets, by Martin Kanzler and André Lange, European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 17 — 2008-05-20
    Feature issue: De la diversité culturelle au dialogue interculturel - Revue Culture et recherche

  • Vol. 8, no 17 — 2008-05-20
    “Legal and Policy Framework for Promoting Equitable Access to Documentary Heritage”, Report Submitted to UNESCO By National Mission for Manuscripts, India

  • Vol. 8, no 16 — 2008-05-13
    Culture Newsletter, No. 53, UNESCO

  • Vol. 8, no 14 — 2008-04-28
    Commonwealth Foundation seminar final report, “Sharing Strengths: Commonwealth and Francophone Engagement with the UNESCO 2005 Convention”

  • Vol. 8, no 14 — 2008-04-28
    “Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle” newsletter (Vol. 3, No. 3, April 1, 2008)

  • Vol. 8, no 13 — 2008-04-21
    “Creative input: The role of culture occupations in the economy during the 1990s,” by Michael Schimpf, Statistics Canada

  • Vol. 8, no 13 — 2008-04-21
    Culture et Société - Un lien à recomposer, edited by Jean-Pierre Saez

  • Vol. 8, no 12 — 2008-04-14
    Saving cultural industries in crisis: plenary debates at the European Parliament

  • Vol. 8, no 10 — 2008-03-31
    The Impact of Digital Technology on Canadian Culture: Research Themes and Questions

  • Vol. 8, no 10 — 2008-03-31
    Draft summary records of the first ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 9 — 2008-03-17
    The ninth edition of the Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe is now online

  • Vol. 8, no 8 — 2008-03-10
    The Implementation by the European Community of the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity by Dr. Jan Wouters and Bart De Meester

  • Vol. 8, no 8 — 2008-03-10
    The Politics of Diversity in Europe by Gavan Titley and Alana Lentin

  • Vol. 8, no 7 — 2008-03-04
    The European Agenda for Culture: involving civil society

  • Vol. 8, no 6 — 2008-02-25
    “Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions—Culture in Sustainable Development: Insights for the Future Implementation of Art. 13” by David Throsby

  • Vol. 8, no 6 — 2008-02-25
    “Libre opinion – Diversité culturelle: l’engouement” by George Anastassopoulos, Ambassador of Greece to UNESCO and President of the UNESCO General Conference

  • Vol. 8, no 5 — 2008-02-18
    “L’appareil diplomatique québécois dans le dossier de la diversité culturelle” by Bruno Maltais

  • Vol. 8, no 5 — 2008-02-18
    “A Rewarding Challenge—How the Multiplicity of Languages Could Strengthen Europe”

  • Vol. 8, no 4 — 2008-02-04
    Diversité culturelle et libre-échange à la lumière du cinéma, by Christophe Germann

  • Vol. 8, no 4 — 2008-02-04
    IRIS Special – Legal Aspects of Video on Demand, published by the European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 3 — 2008-01-28
    Statistiques culturelles en Europe, 2007 Edition

  • Vol. 8, no 2 — 2008-01-21
    Videos and summary of debates from the Montreal conference “Is the Francophonie a response to cultural globalization”

  • Vol. 8, no 1 — 2008-01-14
    "Coalition Update" and "Coalition Currents": December 2007 issues now available online

  • Vol. 8, no 1 — 2008-01-14
    Cultural Diversity - Our Common Wealth. The Essen/RUHR.2010 Bellini Manual On Prospects of Cultural Diversity, published by the German Commission for UNESCO

  • Vol. 8, no 1 — 2008-01-14
    MUSEUM International N°236: Gender Perspectives on Cultural Heritage and Museums