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European Union 3

European Union 3 - • 7 million people employed in...

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1. Cultural Heritage Preservation o Promote Europe's rich heritage o Emphasize the contribution of local and regional cultures o 1992 - Maastricht Treaty established that the EU gives culture a place of its own and defines the role of the EU in the cultural field o 4 main objectives… Contributing to the flowering of the cultures of the Member States, whilst respecting their national and regional diversity and at the same times bringing the common cultural hericage to the fore Encouraging contemporary cultural creation Taking the cultural dimension into account more in all community policies Encouraging cooperation between the Member Sates and with third countries and international organizations o National Heritage Raphael European Capitals of Culture
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Unformatted text preview: • 7 million people employed in European cultural industries • Regional funds to promote cultural development in poorer regions to help them assert their identity, attract tourism, and create jobs • The Culture Program • Language programs 2. "Europeans"? o A common history (of wars and border contestation) o Some common values and goals o EU and its cultural project - promoting European Culture while encouraging national and regional cultural production, preservation, and respective knowledge o Eurobarometer results o Identity or identities - plural rather than singular o Future Members? Impact on Europeanism? o Cultural resistances at national, regional levels (within nations) o United and Diverse - a reality?...
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