The Cultural Turn in International Aid: Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industr

The cultural turn in international aid? Setting the sceneInternational aid: the White Man’s Burden?Cultural turns in international aid?Critical self-reflexive questioningReferencesI: Definitions, approaches and discourses: international and regional perspectivesCreative economy and development: international institutions and policy synchronizationInstitutional perspectivesImplications: why definitions and demarcations matter‘Development’: the struggle for influenceIn conclusionNotesReferencesCulture in EU international relations: between discourse and practiceIntroductionMainstreaming culture in EU policies in the Mediterranean 1995-2020The case of two regional programmes: Euromed Heritage and Med CultureReflections on EU policies and programmes involving culture and challengesConclusionsNotesReferencesHeritage development: Culture and heritage at the World BankCulture in sustainable development: “a constructive, constitutive, and creative role”Heritage development at the World BankThe development paradigm beyond the development banksReferencesUNESCO, culture, aid and development in the new millenniumCulture does not count for the millennium development goalsCulture, a driver and enabler of development?Explaining failureConclusionNotesReferencesII: National policies and ethnographies of international aid for cultureWhose tool for what purpose? The struggle for cultural industry infrastructure in LiberiaThe dream of the creative economy vs. the reality of cultural subordinationPublic/private expatriate workerForeign institutional experts who believe in the transformative power of musicApplying the creative economy discourse: the normative approach and the copyright problemPSDS strategy negotiation outcomesBeing a toolThe efficiency of telechargeursFormalising the informal: enforcing copyright by integrating existing systemsTelling them what they wantConclusionNotesReferencesBehind the facade of the diplomacy of international culture aidIntroductionThe language and practices of international culture aidGorée: a place of memoryFrom Euro aid to Place de EuropeConclusionReferencesLife and death of a community library: a case study in micro-developmentThe fragmentation of aid in a global societyCase study: a community librarySmall is beautiful?Micro-development of the futureReferencesTraditional performing arts under the influence of NGOs: myth or reality?Situation of traditional performing arts before the Khmer RougeEmergence and development of NGOs in Cambodia and along the Thai-Cambodian borderFrom intermediary to representative of performing artsConclusionsNotesReferencesBlowing hot and cold: culture-related activities in the deployment of Australia’s soft power in AsiaAustralian ‘soft power’ in Asia: some generalitiesThe 1990s: Australia’s soft power in Asia takes a cultural turnThe 21st century: governments blowing hot and coldThe Australia’s soft power in Asia todayConclusion: where to next?NotesReferencesIII: Donors funded cultural projects and global challengesReconciliation through cultural heritage in the post-Yugoslav space: an apolitical endeavourIntroductionImposed reconciliation and internalized ethnonationalization: irreconcilable post-war political processes?Pinning down reconciliation efforts through heritage in the Western BalkansConclusionNotesReferencesReducing disaster vulnerability through local knowledge and capacityAppropriateness of traditional technology for postearthquake reconstruction: the case of Gujarat, IndiaCultural sensitivity in post-disaster reconstruction: the case of Marathwada, IndiaReconciling safety and heritage values through resistance or resilience? The case of Kathmandu Valley, NepalLessons learntNotesReferencesHeritage, human rights and Norwegian development cooperation: the our common dignity initiative and World HeritageIntroductionHeritage, human rights, and development cooperationHuman rights and cultural heritage in Norwegian development cooperationCultural heritage protection as a (Norwegian) field of cooperationThe our common dignity initiativeLessons learned and concluding remarksNotesClowns in crisis zones: the evolution of Clowns without Borders InternationalIntroductionThe importance of playfulness and laughterClowns without borders“You are the clowns that came here:” defining the crisisPartnershipsBreaking the rules: the dead and dyingResponse to the global refugee crisisFundingEthicsConclusionReferencesThe future of international aid for cultural projectsThe ‘new orthodoxy’ is backLack of supportCommunity Engagement vs international aid workers?Continued asymmetrical power relationsWhat can be done? Possible ways forwardNotesReferences
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