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Christiaan De Beukelaer

Senior Lecturer, The University of Melbourne

Christiaan De Beukelaer is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. He is affiliated with the Melbourne Climate Futures initiative.


  • 2019–present
    Senior lecturer, University of Melbourne
  • 2015–2019
    Lecturer, University of Melbourne
  • 2014–2015
    Lecturer, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh


  • 2015 
    University of Leeds, PhD Cultural Policy and International Development
  • 2011 
    University of Leuven, MSc Cultures and Development Studies
  • 2010 
    University of Leuven, MA Cultural Studies
  • 2009 
    University of Amsterdam, BA Musicology


  • 2019
    Global Cultural Economy, Routledge
  • 2018
    Développer les Industries Culturelles: Leçons du Palimpseste de la Pratique, Peter Lang
  • 2018
    Cultural Policies for Sustainable Development, Routledge
  • 2015
    Developing Cultural Industries: Learning from the Palimpsest of Practice, European Cultural Foundation
  • 2015
    Globalization, Culture, and Development The UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity, Palgrave Macmillan

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    UNESCO and the Making of Global Cultural Policy
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Research Areas

  • Cultural Studies (2002)


Cultural Policy Research Award (2012)