European Association of Cultural Researchers e.V.

Oliver Göbel

Independent Research Manager and Editor

Until the end of 2017, Oliver has worked as Project & Office Manager of the European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research - ERICarts. Among his responsibilities were the day-to-day management of tasks connected with the Council of Europe/ERICarts "Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends in Europe". Since then he continues with editorial activities for this reorganised platform that is now run by the Compendium Association, based in Amsterdam. In 2018, he also started a collaboration with the Institut für Kulturpolitik in Bonn as an expert evaluator.
Previously, Oliver has worked for Zentrum für Kulturforschung ZfKf as well as for the publishing house ARCult Media.

Main research fields:
  • Access / participation
  • Cultural policies / arts administration
  • Economics / creative industries
  • Empirical methods / statistics
  • Financing / sponsoring / philanthropy
  • Literature / publishing
Institutional background:
  • Freelance researchers
  • Independent research institutes/Observatories
  • Internet portals/Media/Communication


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