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Panteia (2020). The Status and Working Conditions of Artists and Cultural and Creative Professionals. Brussels: European Expert Network on Culture and Audiovisual (EENCA). 

One of the five priority themes of the Council Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022 is ‘An ecosystem supporting artists, cultural and creative professionals and European content’. The objective of this study is to explore the concept of artist status and the working conditions and career paths of artists and creative professionals. This study has been …

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Comunian, R., Dent, T., Conor, B. and Burlina, C. (2020). Creative Higher Education in Europe Statistics Report. DISCE Publications.

The report reflects on the important connections between HE and creative economies across Europe. The importance of this relation has been acknowledged both in academic research and at the European policy level. We acknowledge that creative economies connect with HE at a range of levels and across many subjects. However, in the report we focus …

Comunian, R., Dent, T., Conor, B. and Burlina, C. (2020). Creative Higher Education in Europe Statistics Report. DISCE Publications. Read More »

Dent, T., et al., (2020). Creative and Cultural Workforce in Europe Statistics Report. DISCE Publications.

This report focuses on current knowledge and data in relation to the European Creative and Cultural workforce (CCW). As discussed in previous outputs from the DISCE project (Crociata, 2019; Wilson et al., 2020), there has been extensive debate in relation to defining the creative and cultural industries (CCIs). The position of the workforce within the …

Dent, T., et al., (2020). Creative and Cultural Workforce in Europe Statistics Report. DISCE Publications. Read More »

Countouris, Nicola et Valerio De Stefano (2019) New Trade Union Strategies for New Forms of Employment, Bruxelles, ETUC.

Starting with the question “who is a worker?”, the report identifies similarities and differences between the countries covered by the survey. In a following part, after a comparative perspective on the various legal status of self-employed workers, the researchers test national laws against various labour scenarios. The findings show that the self-employed category is increasingly …

Countouris, Nicola et Valerio De Stefano (2019) New Trade Union Strategies for New Forms of Employment, Bruxelles, ETUC. Read More »

Christensen-Redzepovic, E. (2019). Gender Equality: Gender Balance in the Cultural and Creative Sectors. Brainstorming Report Reflecting Group Discussions During Voices of Culture Session, Prague, 4-5.

This document is the end result of a Brainstorming Session which took place at Goethe-Institut Prague (Sept 4-5 2019) as part of the Voices of Culture event focusing on Gender Equality: Gender Balance in the Cultural and Creative sectors. Over a period of one and a half days, a group of pre-selected stakeholders from countries …

Christensen-Redzepovic, E. (2019). Gender Equality: Gender Balance in the Cultural and Creative Sectors. Brainstorming Report Reflecting Group Discussions During Voices of Culture Session, Prague, 4-5. Read More »

Gruber, M. (2018). Challenges and opportunities for decent work in the culture and media sectors. ILO Working Papers.

There are nearly 30 million culture and media workers globally, and their work makes a significant contribution to their respective countries’ social and economic development. The creative and collaborative nature of their work – compounded by continuous technological developments – has resulted in a proliferation of diverse working arrangements for culture and media workers, including …

Gruber, M. (2018). Challenges and opportunities for decent work in the culture and media sectors. ILO Working Papers. Read More »

Bellini, A., Burroni, L., Dorigatti, L., Gherardini, A., & Manzo, C. (2018). Industrial relations and creative workers. Overall report. IR-CREA – Strategic but vulnerable. Industrial relations and creative workers Project funded by the DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion of the EC.

Cultural and creative industries are a strategic factor in developing the European economy. Furthermore, they are a promising terrain for the modernization of labour markets. In particular, the vibrancy of these sectors allows job creation for educated workers. They are nevertheless heterogeneous. Workers are polarized between those employed in large firms, who benefit from high …

Bellini, A., Burroni, L., Dorigatti, L., Gherardini, A., & Manzo, C. (2018). Industrial relations and creative workers. Overall report. IR-CREA – Strategic but vulnerable. Industrial relations and creative workers Project funded by the DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion of the EC. Read More »

Charhon, P., & Murphy, D. (2016). The Future of Work in the Media, Arts & Entertainment Sector: Meeting the Challenge of Atypical Working. European Group of the International Federation of Actors, Euro FIA, European Federation of Journalists, EFJ, International Federation of Musicians, FIM, UNI Europa – Uni Global Union (Media, Entertainment & Arts).

This project handbook is the result of a two-year, EU-funded project: Reaching out to Atypical Workers: Organising and representing workers with atypical contracts in the Live Performance and Audiovisual Sectors, which drew to a close at the end of October 2016. This project was made possible through the joint engagement and efforts of the International …

Charhon, P., & Murphy, D. (2016). The Future of Work in the Media, Arts & Entertainment Sector: Meeting the Challenge of Atypical Working. European Group of the International Federation of Actors, Euro FIA, European Federation of Journalists, EFJ, International Federation of Musicians, FIM, UNI Europa – Uni Global Union (Media, Entertainment & Arts). Read More »

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