POLObs Seminar: Perceptions of the Impact of Covid-19 in the cultural and creative sectors of Brazil

The study “Perceptions of the Impact of Covid-19 in the cultural and creative sectors of Brazil” will be presented and discussed on December 14, at 4 pm, at the Permanent Seminar on Science, Communication and Culture Policies organized by POLObs.

The session will count on the participation of the research coordinators, André Lira, Pedro Affonso Ivo Franco and Rodrigo Correia do Amaral.

The event will be held by Zoom.

André Lira is a business and innovation consultant in the creative sectors. He published the guide “Business, Culture and Creativity: a guide for entrepreneurship in the creative economy”. He worked on projects such as Sertão Criativo (Pernambuco); Connect Program (Europe); and Douro Creative Hub (Portugal).

Pedro Affonso Ivo Franco is a musician and consultant in the cultural, creative and sustainable development sectors. He has a master’s degree in International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy from the University of Furtwangen, Germany. He is a consultant for UNCTAD – United Nations Trade and Development Organization and a permanent member of the International Cultural Relations Research Alliance of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Rodrigo Correia do Amaral is a social scientist from the University of São Paulo (2006) and a doctor in Sociology from the same institution (2019). Between 2003 and 2007, he coordinated policies for the São Paulo State Department of Culture. In 2018, he was a visiting researcher at the Unesco Chair Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development, at the Institute for Cultural Policy at Hildesheim University in Germany. Currently coordinates the research area of ​​the USP Women Office.

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[Posted: 30-11-2020]