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Pascal Gielen


Being a leading researcher in sociology of culture, Pascal Gielen is a professor of cultural sociology at the Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts (ARIA). In 2016, he received the Odysseus Grant of the Flemish Scientific Fund for excellent international research. With this grant he instituted the interdisciplinary Culture Commons Quest Office which does research about the conditions of sustainable creative labour in different urban contexts. Gielen is also editor-in-chief of the international book series Arts in Society. His research focuses on artistic labour, the institutional context of art and cultural policy. Gielen has published many books that have been translated into English, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Turkish.
Books in Ukrainian: In the spring of 2018, the IST Publishing releases the book by Pascal Gielen and Thijs Lijster Culture in the Bases of Civil Society.