European Association of Cultural Researchers e.V.

Diane Dodd

International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism - IGCAT

Diane Dodd is President and co-Founder of IGCAT and she leads an MA course in Cultural Institutions and Policies for the International University of Catalonia in Barcelona as well as an MA course on Events and Destination management for EUHTSTPol. In addition to her work with IGCAT, she acts as European Regional Adviser for IFACCA and has developed ConnectCP, an international online database of experts on cultural policy, for that organisation. Diane has worked in the cultural policy and management field for over 25 years and maintains relations with a number of important global and European institutions including UNESCO, UNWTO, European Commission, OEI, Commonwealth Foundation, Asia-Europe Foundation and many others. She has edited a number of books in the field of cultural policy and cultural management on subjects related to cultural management training, youth culture, eCulture, cultural citizenship and cultural tourism.

Main research fields:
  • Cultural policies / arts administration
  • Diversity / intercultural studies
  • Education / training
  • Heritage / history
  • Management / marketing
  • Urban & regional studies
  • Other fields
Institutional background:
  • Consultancies
  • European networks/advocacy bodies (NGOs)
  • Independent research institutes/Observatories
  • Professional organisations or institutions
  • Universities/Academic institutes


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