European Association of Cultural Researchers e.V.

Thomas Perrin

Lecturer in Planning and European Studies
Université de Lille 1, faculty of Geography and Planning, research centre TVES, France

- Teaching/lectures fields : cultural policies in Europe; territorial cooperation and regionalism; territorial development and attractiveness in Europe; metropolis and metropolitan governance; theories of European construction
- Research fields: cultural policies and governance; European regions and regionalism; territorial cooperation and euroregions; cultural diplomacy and external relations; culture, identity and territories
- Coordinator of the Jean Monnet Project EURÉGIO-Régions et régionalisme dans l’Union européenne programme Erasmus of the European Union, 10/2015-10/2017 :
- Expert for the Compendium of Cultural Policies of the Council of Europe
- Coordinator of the international and European relations of the faculty of Geography and Planning of Université Lille 1

Main research fields:
  • Cultural policies / arts administration
  • Diversity / intercultural studies
  • European cooperation / integration
  • Internat. relations / cult. diplomacy
Institutional background:
  • Arm's-length bodies (e.g. cultural institutes)
  • National Governments and agencies
  • Universities/Academic institutes


Université de Lille 1
Avenue Paul Langevin