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Dr F. (Francesco) Chiaravalloti

Tenured Assistant Professor of Cultural Policy
Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Algemene Cultuurwetenschappen
Photographer: Eduard Lampe

Visiting address
  • Turfdraagsterpad 15
  • Room number: 1.04
Postal address
  • Postbus 94551
    1090 GN Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

     

    Dr Francesco Chiaravalloti is Tenured Assistant Professor of Cultural Policy and Management, Director of the Bachelor Programme in Cultural Studies (BA Cultuurwetenschappen), and Co-Chair of the research group Artistic Knowing: Research in and on Art and Cultural Practices.


    The focus of his work as a teacher and as a researcher is on the enhancement of the appreciation of arts, culture, and creativity by individuals, organizations, and communities.
    Francesco is member of the Scientific Committee of Social Theory, Politics and the Arts (STP&A); of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) roundtable Cultural Sciences & Linguistics of the Dutch Research Council (NWO); of the Cultural Policy working group at the Boekmanstichting.
    He is principal investigator in the MSCA-RISE project SPACEX (Spatial Practices in Art and ArChitecture for Empathetic EXchange); coordinator and principal investigator of the AFK (Amsterdam Fund for the Arts) project Audience Research at Summer Dance Forever – International Hiphop Dance Festival; evaluator of the Creative Europe project OperaVision Next Generation, a project led by Opera Europa and 26 opera companies from 14 countries to bring opera and musical theatre to audiences worldwide digitally.

     

    Experience

    Visiting Professor of Arts Management at Burgundy School of Business in Dijon, April 2022 - Present

    Visiting Professor of Cultural Policy and Economics at Unversità di Bologna, February 2022 – Present

    Visiting Professor of Arts Management at Universität Innsbruck, May 2019 - Present  

    Visiting Professor of Arts Policy and Management at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, September 2016 – Present

    Tenured Assistant Professor of Cultural Policy at University of Amsterdam, September 2016 - Present

    Visiting Professor of Arts Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam, September 2014 - August 2015

    Lecturer in Cultural Policy at University of Amsterdam, September 2012 - August 2016

    Lecturer & Researcher in Arts Management at Utrecht University, January 2009 - August 2012

    Visiting Professor of Arts Management at University of Bayreuth, Semptember 2008 - August 2009

    Lecturer of Arts Marketing at University of Groningen, September 2007 - August 2009

    Associate at Philippe Rixhon Associates Ltd, September 2006 - August 2014

    Director at A&A - Arts & Artists Management and Research, January 2005 - August 2006

    Senior Researcher at Fraunhofer IPK, Corporate Management, July 2001 - December 2004

    Consultant at Deloitte & Touche, Management Solutions, November 2000 - June 2001

    Working Student at Siemens AG, ICN, October 1999 - July 2000

     

    Education

    University of Groningen, PhD, Business and Economics, 2008-2016

    Conservatory Giovanni Paisiello, MMus, Piano Performance, 2004 - 2005

    Università di Roma Tor Vergata, MSc, Business Engineering, 1992 - 2000

    Liceo Scientifico Cavanis, Maturità scientifica, 1987 - 1992

  • Publications until 2006

     

    Chiaravalloti, F. (2005). Performance Management for Performing Arts. A framework for the evaluation of artistic quality in public professionalopera houses. In 8th International Conference on Arts & Cultural Management (pp. 86). Montréal: Chaire de Gestion des Arts Carmelle et Rémi-Marcoux, HEC Montréal.

     

    Chiaravalloti, F. (2005). Performance Management for Performing Arts. Content and differences in the evaluation of artistic quality in public professional opera houses. In Responsible Management in an Uncertain World. 5th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (pp. 180). München: European Academy of Management & Technische Universität München.

  • Publications

    2023

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (Accepted/In press). PERFORMANCE EVALUATION IN THE ARTS AND CULTURAL SECTOR: A multidisciplinary review and a new pragmatic research agenda. In Y. Jung, N. Vakharia, & M. Vecco (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Arts and Cultural Management (OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE). Oxford University Press.

    2021

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2021). INVESTIGATING THE PRACTICE OF EVALUATION IN PUBLICLY FUNDED ARTS ORGANIZATIONS: THE FIRST STEP TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF ARTISTIC LANGUAGES OF ACCOUNTABILITY. In 16TH EIASM INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON INTANGIBLES AND INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL : SUSTAINABILITY AND INTEGRATED REPORTING, GOVERNANCE AND VALUE CREATION European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM).

    2020

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2020). Stop measuring, start understanding! An arts policy and management researcher’s autobiographic account of the urgency of an ethnographic turn in research on the values of art. Art & the Public Sphere, 9(1-2), 131-143. https://doi.org/10.1386/aps_00038_1 [details]

    2018

    • Boorsma, M., & Chiaravalloti, F. (2018). Arts Marketing Performance: An Artistic-Mission-Led Approach to Evaluation. In E. Rosewall, & R. Shane (Eds.), Arts and Cultural Management: Critical and Primary Sources. - Vol. 3: Resource Development (pp. 229-246). Bloomsbury Academic. [details]

    2015

    2014

    2013

    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Vuyk, K. (2013). Towards the Development of a Critical Perspective on Performance Evaluation in the Arts: A contribution from literature on accountability in the education sector. In Presented at NPS Seminar "The State, The Arts and Popular Culture" Edinburgh, 7-8th November 2013 Edinburgh: Institute of Public Sector Accounting Research, University of Edinburgh. [details]

    2012

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2012). Performance Evaluation in Performing Arts: Regulatory versus folk institutions of accountability? In Contradictions in Public Management: Managing in Volatile Times: 16th Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management Rome: International Research Society for Public Management.
    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Piber, M. (2012). The politics of evaluation: The case of cultural organizations. In VII International Conference on Cultural Policy Research: Culture politics and cultural policies: 9-12 July 2012, Barcelona: proceedings Barcelona: Centre for the Study of Culture, Politics and Society (CECUPS). [details]
    • Chiaravalloti, F., & van der Meer, J. (2012). Performance Evaluation in Performing Arts: Coexisting or competing forms of accountability for artistic results? In 4th Workshop on 'Managing Cultural Organisations': Bologna, Italy, October 25-26, 2012 Brussels: European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM). [details]

    2011

    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Piber, M. (2011). Ethical Implications of Methodological Settings in Arts Management Research: The Case of Performance Evaluation. The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 41(4), 240-266. https://doi.org/10.1080/10632921.2011.628210
    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Piber, M. (2011). Ethical and Political Implications of Methodological Settings in Arts Management Research: The case of performance evaluation. In The 11th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management Antwerp: AIMAC; Antwerp Management School; Universiteit Antwerpen.
    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Piber, M. (2011). Governance and The Cultural Sector: Ethical and political implications of methodological settings in performance evaluation research. In Reassembling Organizations Gothenburg: EGOS; University of Gothenburg.
    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Vuyk, K. (2011). Monitoring Artistic Experience: Towards an interdisciplinary theoretical framework. In The 11th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management AIMAC; Antwerp Management School; Universiteit Antwerpen.

    2010

    • Boorsma, M., & Chiaravalloti, F. (2010). Arts Marketing Performance: An Artistic-Mission-Led Approach to Evaluation. The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 40(4), 297-317. https://doi.org/10.1080/10632921.2010.525067

    2009

    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Boorsma, M. (2009). Arts marketing and performance management: closing the gap between mission and indicators. In Innovative Concepts and Practices. 5th Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control Nice, Brussels: The European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management.

    2008

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2008). A Non-Prescriptive View of Artistic Value. A Theoretical Contribution to the Discussion on Artistic Quality in Publicly Funded Opera Companies. In The 5th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (pp. 41). Istanbul: Yeditepe University.

    2007

    • Chiaravalloti, F., & van der Meer-Kooistra, J. (2007). Including Artistic Quality Indicators in the PMS's of Publicly Funded Opera Companies. A Case-Based Research Approach. In 9th International Conference on Arts & Cultural Management (pp. 53). Valencia: Universitat de València, Facultat d'Economia.
    • Chiaravalloti, F., & van der Meer-Kooistra, J. (2007). Performance Measurement and Management for Performing Arts. Including Artistic Quality Indicators in the PMS's of Publicly Funded Opera Companies. In Measuring and Rewarding Performance. 4th Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control Nice, Brussels: The European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management.

    2005

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2005). Performance Management for Performing Arts. A framework for the evaluation of artistic quality in public professional opera houses. In 8th International Conference on Arts & Cultural Management (pp. 86). Montréal: Chaire de Gestion des Arts Carmelle et Rémi-Marcoux, HEC Montréal.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2005). Performance Management for Performing Arts. Content and differences in the evaluation of artistic quality in public professional opera houses. In Responsible Management in an Uncertain World. 5th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (pp. 180). München: European Academy of Management & Technische Universität München.

    2009

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2009). Implications of methodological choices in arts management research: the case of the investigation of the artistic outcome of performing arts organisations. In SOM PhD Conference 2009 Groningen: Research School SOM, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen.

    2017

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2017). In dialoog met de samenleving: Een etnologische benadering van de waarden van kunst en cultuur. Boekman, 29(113), 56-59. [details]

    2020

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2020). The (non)values of opera for non-users: Towards an understanding of new audiences’ potential attachments to opera. Paper presented at 7th WORKSHOP ON MANAGING ARTS AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS.

    2019

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2019). From Elitism to Inclusivity: Understanding the (Ir)relevance of Opera for Contemporary Society. Paper presented at 44th Social Theory, Politics and the Arts Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

    2017

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2017). For what, to whom, and based on which kind of information are publicly funded arts organizations accountable? A case-study of full decoupling between procedural and substantive accountability in a national opera house. Paper presented at XXI. IRSPM Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2017). How organization studies can contribute to a more refined taxonomy of accountability forms for the study of the impact of public management reforms on public and publicly funded organizations. Paper presented at Researching Management Accounting and Control: Reflections on its impact and implications for the future, Groningen, Netherlands.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2017). Why holding someone accountable for something he cannot fully manage? The unclear politics of performance evaluation the cultural sector. Paper presented at Interdisciplinary workshop on intangibles and intellectual capital , Ancona, Italy.

    2016

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2016). The co-existence of organic and mechanistic forms of evaluation in performing arts organizations: A case study of a publicly funded opera company. Paper presented at 32nd EGOS Colloquium: Organizing in the Shadow of Power. [details]

    2014

    • Chiaravalloti, F., & Vuyk, K. (2014). Redirecting research on the impact of NPM-oriented cultural policies: A contribution from literature on accountability in education. Paper presented at 40th International Conference on Social Theory, Politics & the Arts.

    2013

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2013). Performance Evaluation Practices in a European Publicly Funded Opera Company: The ‘objects’ of accountability. Paper presented at 7th Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control, Barcelona, Spain.

    2012

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2012). Performance Evaluation in the Arts: From the margins of accounting to the core of accountability. Abstract from Research Conference on the Contribution of Sustainable Cultural Entrepreneurship.

    Award

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2021). “Best Junior Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Intangibles and IC” Awards, SPECIAL MENTIONS.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2021). Audience Research Summer Dance Forever 2021.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2019). SPACEX (Spatial Practices in Art and ArChitecture for Empathetic EXchange).
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2018). The (ir)relevance of ‘elitist’ art forms in contemporary society: A new pragmatic approach to the understanding of cultural values. (Cutting Edge Research Fund - Research Fellowship).
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2018). The (ir)relevance of ‘elitist’ art forms in contemporary society: A new pragmatic approach to the understanding of cultural values. (Cutting Edge Research Fund - Network Grant).
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2017). 2nd Prize for Best Contribution to the Intangibles & IC Theory & Practice. http://www.eiasm.org/frontoffice/event_announcement.asp?event_id=1243
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2017). In Dialogue with Users. The Relevance of Opera for Society.

    Membership

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2020-2025). Member of the Evaluation Working Group of the Centre for Cultural Value., Centre for Cultural Value.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2019-2024). Member of the Social Science and Humanities Table "Cultural Studies andn Linguistics", Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO), Den Haag.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2018-2022). Member of the Scientific Committee, Social Theory, Politics and the Arts.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2018-2023). Member of the Scientific Committee of Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, the oldest and still one of the most influential academic gatherings of (…), Social Theory, Politics and the Arts.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2018-2023). Member of the Scientific Committee of Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, Social Theory, Politics and the Arts.

    Talk / presentation

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (speaker) (23-9-2020). Conducting high impact research in arts management, 5th AIMAC Doctoral Symposium, Cambridge.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (speaker) (26-10-2019). Building Bridges, Debate Session on The Value of Opera in Society, Opera Europa Autumn Conference 2019, Karlsruhe.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (speaker) (25-10-2018). Understanding artistic performancein its context, Università di Trento.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (speaker) (17-10-2018). Understanding the value of arts in society, Opera Europa Autumn Conference


      , Paris.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (speaker) (29-5-2017). Hou maar op met al die modellen! Een etnologie van de waarde van kunst en cultuur, Boekmanstichting. https://www.boekman.nl/evenement/29-mei-hou-maar-op-met-al-die-modellen-een-etnologie-van-de-waarde-van-kunst-en-cultuur
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (speaker) (30-5-2016). Onderzoek in zicht. Performance evaluation in the arts: from the margins of accounting to the core of accountability, Boekmanstichting. https://www.boekman.nl/evenement/30-mei-onderzoek-zicht-met-francesco-chiaravalloti-0
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (invited speaker) (30-5-2016). Performance evaluation in the arts: from the margins of accounting to the core of accountability, Onderzoek in zicht, Amsterdam, Boekmanistichting.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (invited speaker) (20-5-2016). Developing theory from case studies: The case of performance evaluation in the arts, Seminar for PhD students, Milano, Università Cattolica.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (invited speaker) (16-3-2016). Performance Evaluation in the Arts, MA Course on Cultural Management, Rotterdam, EUR.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (invited speaker) (29-6-2015). Understanding artistic performance in its context: A case study of the practice of evaluation in a publicly funded opera company, XIIIth International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management, Aix en Provence. http://aimac2015-aix-marseille.univ-amu.fr/june-29
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (invited speaker) (26-5-2015). Performance evaluation in opera. The importance of audiences’ reception from the point of view of opera managers., Workshop audience and reception research. Current trends in audience and reception research: back to the aesthetic experience., Amsterdam.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (speaker) (7-1-2013). The Arena of Arts Management. The case of performance evaluation, Arts and Economics Masterclasses, Utrecht.
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (invited speaker) (3-12-2012). Performance Evaluation in the Arts, Master in Art and Culture Studies, Specialisation Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam.

    Others

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (participant) (23-9-2020 - 1-10-2020). 5th AIMAC Doctoral Symposium, Cambridge (organising a conference, workshop, ...). https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/events/5th-aimac-doctoral-symposium-2020/
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (participant) (11-10-2019). 44th Social Theory, Politics and the Arts Conference, New Orleans. From Elitism to Inclusivity: Understanding the (Ir)relevance of Opera for Contemporary Society (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (organiser) (17-1-2019 - 18-1-2019). 3rd Meeting of VOICE: Value of Opera for Inclusive Communities in Europe, Amsterdam. Workshop for the finalization of the consortium and the project proposal to submit to H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-08-2019 on the topic: Workshop for (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (organiser) (4-10-2018 - 5-10-2018). 2nd Meeting of VOICE: Value of Opera for Inclusive Communities in Europe, Amsterdam. Workshop for the consolidation of the consortium and the design of the project proposal for H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-08-2019 on the topic: Workshop (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Chiaravalloti, F. (organiser) (7-6-2018). 1st Meeting of VOICE: Value of Opera for Inclusive Communities in Europe, Amsterdam. Meeting for the creation of a consortium to submit to H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-08-2019 on the topic: The societal value of culture and the impact of (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).

    2016

    • Chiaravalloti, F. (2016). Performance evaluation in the arts: From the margins of accounting to the core of accountability. Enschede: University of Groningen.
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