Cultural and Creative Industries in Transitional Economies
Webinar on Cultural and Creative Industries

29 April 2021

During the webinar, Mr Bodibaatar Jigjidsuren presented the historical context and development factors of the transitional economies, the emergence and globalization of the creative industries, as well as the different aspects of the implementation of cultural and creative industries in the transitional economies.

UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty continues to publish the video records of the webinars on the importance of the promotion of the Cultural and Creative Industries and the Creative Economy.

Theme: Creative Central Asia? The Cultural and Creative Industries Discourse and Policy Transfer in Transitional Economies

Date: 23 April 2021

Speaker: Mr Bodibaatar Jigjidsuren art historian and cultural manager who currently works as an independent cultural policy consultant and arts manager. He produced TV programs on contemporary world cinema for Mongolian National Television, developed and implemented policies for visual arts, motion pictures and cultural and creative industries at the Ministry of Culture, lectured at the National University of Mongolia, and recently advised on cultural and public policies for the majority party in Mongolia. As a cultural policymaker and manager, he set out policy concerning cultural and creative industries, cooperated with UNESCO, initiated local capacity building projects related to the 2005 Convention, and managed cultural activities with various arts and culture NGOs. He is an editor of The Encyclopedia of Mongolian Cinema and a contributor to Mongolian journals and newspapers. Bodibaatar holds a BA in communications and journalism from the Mongolian University of the Humanities, a BA in art history from Ankara University, an MA in arts studies from the National University of Mongolia, and an MA in cultural policy and management from City University of London.

Previous Webinars
Creative Economy Strategy for Resilient Future (2021.03.16);
Flourish Cultural Sector: Performing and Literary Arts (2021.03.19);
Flourish Cultural Sector: Public Art (2021.03.26).

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