A Creative City: Social Sciences for 21st Century Citizens

A Creative City: Social Sciences for 21st Century Citizens

1. Context

Mar del Plata is a tourist region home to river mouths and beaches. Previously, it grew from an influx of Creole and immigrant populations who moved to the city for its diversity and employment opportunities.

Ramallah’s City of Music

Ramallah’s City of Music

1. Context

Located in the Palestinian West Bank, Ramallah was originally established in the mid-1500s as a Christian village and in the 1900s it attracted migrants due to its high living standards that resulted from developing trade routes with the USA and Europe.

Segou, a creative city

Segou, a creative city

1. Context

Segou is the capital of the ancient Bambara kingdom, located in the heart of West Africa on the banks of the Niger River. The city asserts itself as a city of cultural excellence in Mali, multiplying cultural and creative initiatives.

Jinju’s Dancing City

Jinju’s Dancing City

1. Context

Jinju is a city of urban and rural areas with a population of 350,000 with about 1,300 years of history.

Eindhoven’s Museum in the City

Eindhoven’s Museum in the City

1. Context

Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, is a city that is mostly known for design and technology. Dutch Design Week is a key event and the city hosts educational institutes like the Design Academy Eindhoven and the Technical University.

Chiang Mai Centre Museums Network

Chiang Mai Centre Museums Network

1. Context

Chiang Mai, with 1.6 million inhabitants, is the second largest city in Thailand and the center of the northern province.

Living treasures of the culture of Ceará

Living treasures of the culture of Ceará

1. Context

The State of Ceará has around 9,1 million inhabitants. Its economy ranks 11th among the other states of Brazil, and its capital, Fortaleza, is located in a strategic region, for its facilitated access to big economies of the world.