The Creative City: Crossing Visions and New Realities in the Region
Edited by Nada Švob-Đokić
Culturelink Joint Publications Series No. 11, Institute for International Relations, Zagreb, 2007, 251 pp., ISBN 978-953-6096-42-8, Price: 15 €
The Creative City: Crossing Visions and New Realities in the Region is a collection of papers from the postgraduate course on Cultural Transitions in Southeastern Europe. The Creative City: Crossing Visions and New Realities in the Region, that was held on 8-13 May 2006 at the Inter-University Centre (IUC), Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The book gathers contributions by 17 authors who analyze the position of cities and their cultural role in the countries of Southeastern and Central Europe. This analysis is presented through two major chapters. The first deals with conceptual frameworks of the creative city debate, while the second offers case studies from the region: Ljubljana, Budapest, Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, Tirana, Belgrade, Pančevo and Skopje. The volume also contains four appendices that include a detailed report on the postgraduate course, short biographies of the authors, the programme of the course and the list of participants.
Authors of the articles are: Maja Breznik, Nevena Daković, Milena Dragičević-Šešić, Fatjon Dragoshi, Žaklina Gligorijević, Ivana Jašić, Krisztina Keresztély, Dona Kolar-Panov, Snežana Krstanović, Katerina Mojančevska, Mirko Petrić, Jaka Primorac, Violeta Simjanovska, Nada Švob-Đokić, Inga Tomić-Koludrović, Lidia Varbanova, and Ana Žuvela.
The book can be ordered here.