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Culturelink Newsletter No. 030/September 2007

IN THIS ISSUE

News from the Focal Point

1.   WORLD CULTURE PROJECT

Job Openings

2.   CULTURAL TRANSMISSION AND DISCIPLINARY CHANGE VISITING FELLOWSHIPS 2008-09

3.   AHRC/ESRC FELLOWSHIP IN IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Calls for Papers

4.   SURVEY METHODS IN MULTINATIONAL, MULTIREGIONAL, AND MULTICULTURAL CONTEXTS

5.   EASTERN EUROPEAN CULTURE

6.   SIXTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION

7.   BETWEEN OBJECTS AND IDEAS: RE-THINKING THE ROLE OF INTANGIBLE HERITAGE

8.   GLOBAL GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: THE NEED FOR POLICY COHERENCE AND NEW PARTNERSHIPS

9.   THE RISE AND FALL OF URBAN CULTURAL INDUSTRIES

Calls for Entries and Applications

10.   FAMUL STUART SCHOOL FOR APPLIED ARTS CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

11.   CULTURAL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FOR OPERATORS FROM THE EURO-MEDITERRANEAN AREA

International Conferences and Festivals

12.   ENCC SECOND EUROPEAN PROJECT FAIR OF CULTURAL CENTRES

13.   NATIONAL ARTS MARKETING PROJECT CONFERENCE

14.   IMPACT07 NOTHING BUT DISGUISE

15.   IMC 2ND WORLD FORUM ON MUSIC

16.   INSTITUTIONALISATION OF CULTURE AND CULTURE MANAGEMENT

17.   HOUSING THE PUBLIC SECTOR

18.   FEDERATION FOR ASIAN CULTURE PROMOTIONS (FACP) ANNUAL CONFERENCE

19.   CONTESTED CULTURAL HERITAGE ON THE LANDSCAPE AND IN MUSEUMS: RELIGION AND NATIONALISM IN A GLOBAL WORLD

20.   CREATIVE CONSTRUCT: BUILDING FOR CULTURE AND CREATIVITY

Projects and Announcements

21.   O3ONE

22.   UNLIMITED ACCESS TO SOCIOLOGY JOURNALS FROM SAGE

Books Publications and Reports

23.   THE FUNCTION OF CULTURE IN BUILDING CITIZENSHIP CAPACITY

24.   CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS LITERATURE REVIEWS

25.   IMAGENES BILER UND FILME AUS LATEINAMERIKA

26.   EUROPEAN AUDIOVISUAL OBSERVATORY YEARBOOK 2006

News from the Focal Point

1.   WORLD CULTURE PROJECT

The website of the World Culture Project, administered by Culturelink member D. Paul Schafer, has recently been updated with new materials, including descriptions, reviews, and ordering information for latest publications, and a "Featured Organizations" section in the site's Links category. >>>

Job Openings

2.   CULTURAL TRANSMISSION AND DISCIPLINARY CHANGE VISITING FELLOWSHIPS 2008-09

The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities invites applications for fellowship places for the academic year 2008-2009 by 31 October 2007. >>>

3.   AHRC/ESRC FELLOWSHIP IN IMPACT ASSESSMENT

The University of Liverpool has been awarded an AHRC/ESRC fellowship in Impact Assessment for three years, starting in October 2007 and is seeking to appoint for two posts: a full time Research Fellow and a PhD studentship. The deadline for applications is 21 September 2007. >>>

Calls for Papers

4.   SURVEY METHODS IN MULTINATIONAL, MULTIREGIONAL, AND MULTICULTURAL CONTEXTS

As part of an ongoing effort to promote quality in multipopulation surveys and to raise the level of methodological expertise in various applied fields of comparative survey research, an International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts will be held in Berlin, Germany, on 25 - 29 June 2008. Deadline for abstracts is 25 September 2007. >>>

5.   EASTERN EUROPEAN CULTURE

Organised by the National Popular Culture and the American Culture Associations, a conference on Eastern European Culture is to be held in San Francisco, USA, from 19-22 March 2008. The deadline for abstract submissions is 1 November 2007. >>>

6.   SIXTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION

The Cultural Studies Association invites participation in its Sixth Annual Meeting, to be held in New York, USA on 22-24 May 2008. The deadline for paper proposals from all areas and topics of relevance to cultural studies is 10 November 2008. >>>

7.   BETWEEN OBJECTS AND IDEAS: RE-THINKING THE ROLE OF INTANGIBLE HERITAGE

The 4th Annual Ename International Colloquium entitled Between Objects and Ideas: Re-Thinking the Role of Intangible Heritage in Museums, Monuments, Landscapes, and Living Communities is to be held in Ghent, Belgium, on 26-29 March 2008. Deadline for paper submissions is 15 November 2007. >>>

8.   GLOBAL GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: THE NEED FOR POLICY COHERENCE AND NEW PARTNERSHIPS

Papers are invited for the 12th General Conference of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI). The will be hosted by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 24-28 June 2008. The deadline for abstract submission is 28 November 2007. >>>

9.   THE RISE AND FALL OF URBAN CULTURAL INDUSTRIES

Papers are invited to the session The Rise and Fall of Urban Cultural Industries: Place-bound Dynamics of Urban Cultural Industries, to be held within the 9th International Conference on Urban History, taking place in Lyon, France on 27-30 August 2008. Submission deadline is November 2007. >>>

Calls for Entries and Applications

10.   FAMUL STUART SCHOOL FOR APPLIED ARTS CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS

The Famul Stuart School for Applied Arts from Ljubljana, Slovenia calls for applications for the enrolment into guest student programmes in sculpture, ceramics, restoration, interior design and digital media programmes. Application deadline is 30 September 2007. >>>

11.   CULTURAL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FOR OPERATORS FROM THE EURO-MEDITERRANEAN AREA

This Cultural Management Workshop is intended for young cultural operators based in the Euro-Mediterranean region, leading or willing to lead their own project on their territory. The workshop will take place in L'Echangeur, Fère en Tardenois, France, on 29 November - 5 December 2007. Deadline for applications is 24 September 2007. >>>

International Conferences and Festivals

12.   ENCC SECOND EUROPEAN PROJECT FAIR OF CULTURAL CENTRES

Under the title Bringing Cultures Together Approximation Through Exchange, the European Network of Cultural Centres (ENCC) announces its Second European Project Fair of Cultural Centres, to take place in Riga, Latvia, on 3-5 October 2007, discussing association networking, cross-border projects and Europe-wide staff exchange programmes. >>>

13.   NATIONAL ARTS MARKETING PROJECT CONFERENCE

The National Arts Marketing Project announces its 2007 conference entitled Flourishing in the New Frontier: New Media, New Audiences, New Opportunities, to be held in Miami, USA, on 2-5 November 2007, focusing on technology and new audiences. >>>

14.   IMPACT07 NOTHING BUT DISGUISE

The PACT Zollverein Performing Arts Choreographisches Zentrum NRW Tanzlandschaaft Ruhr international centre for the performing arts specialising in dance will hold the third edition of its international interactive symposium imPACT in Essen, Germany, on 5-7 November 2007. >>>

15.   IMC 2ND WORLD FORUM ON MUSIC

The International Music Council will hold its 2nd World Forum on Music in Beijing, China, on 11-14 October 2007, aiming at studying and discussing some of the most important aspects relative to music in development and development in music, including future music delivery systems. >>>

16.   INSTITUTIONALISATION OF CULTURE AND CULTURE MANAGEMENT

The objective of this conference to be held in Madrid, Spain, on 14-16 November 2007 is to offer culture professionals the opportunity to reflect on the expanding role of culture in the social and political life of the 21st century and to provide firsthand information on projects, networks and current debates. >>>

17.   HOUSING THE PUBLIC SECTOR

The International Urban Development Association (INTA) will hold a conference entitled Housing the Public Sector How to Bridge the Gap between Affordable Housing and Employment in the Public Sector in Paris, France on 19-20 November 2007. >>>

18.   FEDERATION FOR ASIAN CULTURE PROMOTIONS (FACP) ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion (FACP) Annual Conference will be held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on 29 November - 2 December 2007. >>>

19.   CONTESTED CULTURAL HERITAGE ON THE LANDSCAPE AND IN MUSEUMS: RELIGION AND NATIONALISM IN A GLOBAL WORLD

This international conference will be held at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, on 24-25 April 2008, aiming to bring together an international group of scholars to discuss the interplay of religion and nationalism with cultural heritage, both portable and monumental. >>>

20.   CREATIVE CONSTRUCT: BUILDING FOR CULTURE AND CREATIVITY

The Centre of Expertise on Culture and Communities at Simon Fraser University in collaboration with the City of Ottawa will organise this international symposium on cultural/creative infrastructure in Ottawa, Canada, on 29 April - 1 May 2008. >>>

Projects and Announcements

21.   O3ONE

O3one is an independent interactive art-project, presenting contemporary art production and the way it functions within different social groups. O3one encourages regional cultural exchange and strives to improve local art-scene. O3one program supports creative dialogue, innovative correlation of art, science and business. >>>

22.   UNLIMITED ACCESS TO SOCIOLOGY JOURNALS FROM SAGE

Sage Journals Online are currently offering free full-text access to more than thirty journals. The trial ends on 30 September 2007. >>>

Books, Publications and Reports

23.   THE FUNCTION OF CULTURE IN BUILDING CITIZENSHIP CAPACITY

Recondita armonia - A Reflection on the Function of Culture in Building Citizenship Capacity explores the social effects of culture and explains how cultural participation contributes to building citizenship in modern, democratic societies. >>>

24.   CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS LITERATURE REVIEWS

Creative Partnerships, the Arts Council England's flagship creativity and cultural programme, has recently launched a series of literature reviews, aiming to create a synthesis of current thinking and research in order to foster reflection on some of the key themes underpinning creative practice. >>>

25.   IMAGENES BILER UND FILME AUS LATEINAMERIKA

Through 14 articles by 10 authors, the book entitled Imagenes Bilder und Filme aus Lateinamerika analyses the historic circumstances, developments, political connotations and visual language of films, telenovelas and photography from Latin America. >>>

26.   EUROPEAN AUDIOVISUAL OBSERVATORY YEARBOOK 2006

The European Audiovisual Observatory has published the third and final volume of the set Yearbook 2006 Film, Television and Video entitled Film and Home Video. >>>

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