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Michalis Karakatsanis

President of the International Association of Music Information Centres (IAMIC) /
Administrator of Cyprus Music Information Centre

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Michalis Karakatsanis is the administrator of Cyprus Music Information Centre, an organisation with the mission to promote and encourage development, internationalisation and appreciation of music created by Cypriot composers and musicians.

Michalis holds an M.A. in Arts Management from the Cultural Policy and Management Department of City University, London, and a B.A. in Music Studies from the University of Athens. He is president of the board of the International Association of Music Information Centres (IAMIC) and a board member of the European Music Council (EMC).

His research interests include the discourse on the legitimisation and future of cultural policies in a globalised world, issues of copyright in the digital era and the political economy of music and cultural industries in general. 

Michalis Karakatsanis is an active musician.

Michalis Karakatsanis at IAMIC2020

Conference opening

Musical Life at the Crossroads between Tradition and the Future


How are we shaped by tradition and heritage? What is the impact of globalisation on the traditional music business? The effects of which international developments can be felt most strongly? What are the trends? What will the future bring for established structures and institutions? What does the audience want? Different points of view on the music business open up new vistas. We will gain special insights into the rich and varied musical life in Germany; Points of view from abroad round off the discussions.




Wednesday, 3 June 2020
International Conference (open to the public)


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