Francesca Cominelli is senior lecturer at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, IREST- EIREST. She holds a Ph.D in Economics of Cultural Intangible Heritage. Her research interests include economics of culture, cultural tourism, cultural commons and public policies. More specifically she is interested in cultural diversity, intangible cultural heritage, creativity and innovation, and traditional craftsmanship. Her research depends on a multidisciplinary approach combining economics, ethnology, sociology and environmental issues. Previously she worked as project specialist for INMA and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication (2008-2010), and as researcher for the European Investment Bank Institute (2013-2014) and for the University of Lille 3 (2015).
Cominelli, F. (2014), “Designing Investment Funds For Unesco Sites: Demand, Governance And Structure”, Rapport pour la Banque Européenne d’Investissement.
Cominelli F. et Virassamy C. (2014), « Le crédit d’impôt métiers d’art », Juris Art.
Cominelli F., Greffe X. (2013), “Intangible Cultural Heritage : Safeguarding for Creativity”, City, Culture and Society.
Cominelli F. (2011), « La tapisserie d’Aubusson inscrite au patrimoine culturel immatériel de l’UNESCO. Quels enjeux pour le développement local ?», pp. 53-71 dans Vernieres, M. (ed., 2011), Patrimoine et développement. Etudes pluridisciplinaires, Paris : Editions Karthala, Collection Gemdev.
Marta Severo is Associate Professor in Communication at the University of Lille 3. Her research focuses on digital methods for social sciences and representations of space on the internet. She has been post-doctoral fellow at the Politecnico of Milan, at Sciences Po Paris and at the International College for Territorial Sciences (CIST) in Paris. Since 2012, she has been coordinating the research programme ‘Media and Territories’ of the CIST (Paris).