C-News

Culturelink Newsletter No. 027/May 2007

IN THIS ISSUE

Call for Entries

1.   INTERNATIONAL VIDEO FESTIVAL ELECTRIC RATS DREAM VIDEO DREAMS

International Conferences and Festivals

2.   BEST PRACTICES OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR THE PERFOMING ARTS

3.   EDUCATION, ART AND MEDIA IN THE EUROPEAN INTEGRATION PROCESS

4.   EXPANDING CULTURE: ARTS, CULTURE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

5.   5TH INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE CLUSTERS CONFERENCE

International Educational Programmes, Courses and Workshops

6.   THE AMSTERDAM-MAASTRICHT SUMMER UNIVERSITY 2007

7.   SALZBURG SEMINAR SESSION: CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS WITHOUT WALLS

Project Announcement

8.   LABFORCULTURE NEWSLETTER

New Books, Publications and Reports

9.   ETHNICITIES AND GLOBAL MULTICULTURE. PANTS FOR AN OCTOPUS

10.   GUIDE TO CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL CULTURAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT

11.   SOCIAL INNOVATIONS IN CULTURAL PROCESS: ART OF MANAGEMENT

12.   2ND EDITION OF AFRICA: A GUIDE TO REFERENCE MATERIAL

13.   RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION REFERENCE BOOK

14.   RECENT ENCATC PUBLICATIONS

15.   CITIES AND COMMUNITIES: CULTURAL INDICATORS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

Call for Entries

1.   INTERNATIONAL VIDEO FESTIVAL ELECTRIC RATS DREAM VIDEO DREAMS

This International Video Festival is to take place in Celje, Slovenia, from 6 8 July 2007. The organizers, City Cinema Metropol Celje and KUD 567, are inviting entries for video work to be included in the festival programme. Deadline for entries is 31 May 2007. >>>

International Conferences and Seminars

2.   BEST PRACTICES OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR THE PERFOMING ARTS

Under the title State on Stage, the Dutch Association of Theatres and Concert Halls (VSCD) in cooperation with the Boekman Foundation and Pearle will organize an international conference on best practices in government support for the performing arts, to take place in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on 7 June 2007. >>>

3.   EDUCATION, ART AND MEDIA IN THE EUROPEAN INTEGRATION PROCESS

This interdisciplinary conference, organized by the University of Arts in Belgrade and the ADAM Tempus Project, with the support of the Serbian Ministries, the Secretariat of Culture of the City of Belgrade and a number of international organizations, will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from 11 14 October 2007. >>>

4.   EXPANDING CULTURE: ARTS, CULTURE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Cultural Development Network announces an international conference on Expanding Culture: Arts, Culture and Local Government, to be held in Melbourne, Australia, on 24 27 July 2007. >>>

5.   5TH INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE CLUSTERS CONFERENCE

The Creative Clusters 2007, an independent policy conference examining the growth of the creative economy, is to take place in London, UK, on 9 - 14 November 2007. >>>

International Educational Programmes, Courses and Workshops

6.   THE AMSTERDAM-MAASTRICHT SUMMER UNIVERSITY 2007

The Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University 2007 has announced its latest programme of courses and workshops in political science, art history, journalism and language studies, harnessing the expertise available from international specialists and matching them with motivated participants. >>>

7.   SALZBURG SEMINAR SESSION: CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS WITHOUT WALLS

The 446th session of the Salzburg Seminar, entitled Cultural Institutions without Walls: New Models of Arts - Community Interaction, will be held in Salzburg, Austria, on 20 26 October 2007. >>>

Project Announcement

8.   LABFORCULTURE NEWSLETTER

Marking some changes in both its website and newsletter, LabforCulture brings the debates, the people, the news and the resources closer and faster to you, highlighting the latest debates and issues springing from its community. >>>

New Books, Publications and Reports

9.   ETHNICITIES AND GLOBAL MULTICULTURE. PANTS FOR AN OCTOPUS

Arguing that ethnicity and multiculturalism are essential for understanding globalization, author Jan Nederveen Pieterse offers one of the first sustained treatments of the reach of these key forces, beyond a limited national context. >>>

10.   GUIDE TO CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL CULTURAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT

The European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam), the ECUMEST Association (Bucharest) and the Interarts Foundation (Barcelona) announce the launch of the Guide to Citizen Participation in Local Cultural Policy Development for European Cities. >>>

11.   SOCIAL INNOVATIONS IN CULTURAL PROCESS: ART OF MANAGEMENT

The book Social Innovations in Cultural Process: Art of Management gathers the contributions of the Second International Conference carrying the same title, which was held in Samara in December 2005. >>>

12.   2ND EDITION OF AFRICA: A GUIDE TO REFERENCE MATERIAL

Hans Zell Publishing have launched a second, fully revised and greatly expanded edition of this classic African studies reference resource by John McIlwaine. >>>

13.   RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION REFERENCE BOOK

This Council of Europe reference book is intended to help teachers, teacher administrators, policy makers and others deal with the important issue of religious diversity in Europe's schools. >>>

14.   RECENT ENCATC PUBLICATIONS

ENCATC, the European Network of Cultural Administration and Training Centres, announces two new publications, entitled The Bologna Process and Cultural Education, and Mediation in Historical Places. >>>

15.   CITIES AND COMMUNITIES: CULTURAL INDICATORS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

The Centre of Expertise on Culture and Communities, a project of the Creative City Network of Canada in collaboration with the Simon Fraser Uniersity School of Communication through the Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology (CPROST), has published a report synthesizing the proceedings of its full-day workshop. >>>

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