Activities and results

Panel session at NCCPR 2015

We are presenting the project in a panel session at The 7th Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research, in Bø, Telemark: The conference takes place between August 25th and August 27th. You can read a detailed program for the conference here:

The panel session is being held between 1045 and 1245 on Thursday 27th, with the following presentations:

  1. Democratization of music: The ideology and aesthetical practice of Concerts Norway (Rikskonsertene) and Concerts Sweden (Rikskonserter).
  2. The music policy of Arts Council Norway 1965-2015
  3. Music and children: a comparative analysis of Norwegian and British (educational) music policy
  4. Assessment of social impact. A critical meta-study
  5. The use of culture in foreign policy

The presentations will be introduced with a presentation of the project and will end with a discussion of the preliminary results of the project.


Participation at ICCPR 2016

The International Conference on Cultural Policy Research was held in Seoul, South Korea from July 5th to July 9th 2016, at Sookmyung Women’s University.


Sookmyung Women’s University

Three of the projects participant were present at the conference, giving papers on results from the project.

Ola K. Berge presented the paper Cultural Diplomats at Work, in a session titled Cultural Diplomacy.

13718660_1027780883937285_3774951853445080456_n Ola K. Berge

Heidi Stavrum (together with Miikka Pyykkönen) presented the paper Enterprising Cultural Policy Discourses on Entrepreneurship in the Field of Arts and Culture in Norway and Finland in a session called Cultural Economics.

Ole Marius Hylland presented the paper Making Music Matter: How to translate Aesthetical Values by Means of Cultural Policy in a session on Cultural Policy and Aesthetics.


Publications in the project

The main publications in the project has been these:

Berge, O. K. (2017). Look to Norway™. Current Norwegian foreign cultural policy. PhD-dissertation, University of South-Eastern Norway.

Berge, O. K. (2018). Mot eit eksplisitt og sjølvbevisst kulturdiplomati. Internasjonal Politikk, 76(3), 217-234.

Berge, O. K. (2019). Norsk utenrikskulturell virksomhet i endring. Nordisk kulturpolitisk tidsskrift, 22(01), 154-173.

Bjurström, E. (2018). Svenska Rikskonserter och kulturpolitikens estetik. Nordisk kulturpolitisk tidsskrift, 21(01), 73-93.

Bjørnsen, E., & Woddis, J. (2018). Music in our lives: Using the concept of “Bildung” to understand the role of music education policy in England. Research Studies in Music Education, DOI: 1321103X19841918.

Nilsen, A. C. E., & Hylland, O. M. (2018). A Bildung perspective on the Norwegian arts education model. Nordisk kulturpolitisk tidsskrift, 21(01), 25-47.

Hylland, O. M. (2019). Omnivorous Cultural Policy: The Case of Concerts Norway. The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 49(1), 61-73.

Hylland, O. M., & Stavrum, H. (2018). Musikalsk nasjonsbygging. Ekspansjon og  grenseforhandlinger i Norsk kulturråds musikkpolitikk 1965–2015. Tidsskrift for kulturforskning, (1), 55-71.

Hylland, O. M., & Bjurström, E. (Eds.). (2018). Aesthetics and Politics: A Nordic Perspective on How Cultural Policy Negotiates the Agency of Music and Arts. Palgrave.

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