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.

Jongno-gu’s Changsin-Sungin sewing village

Jongno-gu’s Changsin-Sungin sewing village

1. Context

Located in Seoul, Jongno-gu has played an important role in the administration, politics, economy and culture of the city.

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.

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.

The cultural policy of the city of Trois-Rivières

The cultural policy of the city of Trois-Rivières

1. Context

Trois-Rivières, the second oldest French-speaking city in North America, was founded in 1634 and is the seat of the regional government. With a population of 138,134 in 2020, it is the ninth largest city in the province of Quebec.

San Antonio advancing SDGs through cultural heritage

San Antonio advancing SDGs through cultural heritage

1. Context

San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the United States of America and second largest city in the state of Texas. Approximately 3% of the city (roughly 13,000 parcels) is designated as historic.