GIEEMP Seminar | Creative Industries in the 21st century
Creative Industries in the 21st century
Helena Vasques de Carvalho | INET-md
Helena Vasques de Carvalho | PhD in Sociology of Culture (2016), ISCTE-IUL, Portugal, and Master in piano performance from the University of Tennessee, USA. Her major research field relates artists professions in the market economy, artists´ vocational and professional development, the performing arts in the creative agenda and others. She is currently a freelance researcher at INET-md, UnivNova de Lisboa where she teaches a PhD seminar on Creative Industries as well; previous positions include Coordination of the Master’s degree program in music education, ISEIT – Almada; and invited professor at Universidade de Évora. Helena VC is the President of the Portuguese Coalition for Cultural Diversity, a member of IFCDC - International Federation of Cultural Diversity Coalitions; invited observer by UNESCO at the intergovernmental meetings on the 2005 Convention; international expert on creative culture/performing arts; international academic reviewer at IAFOR; invited jury for DGArtes – Culture Ministry, and Fulbright grants. As professional freelance pianist she performed in many concerts, recitals, chamber music and orchestra concerts as orchestra pianist, at Gulbenkian Orchestra and Portuguese Symphonic Orchestra. She is the ABRSM representative in Portugal as well - Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music.