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Culturelink Newsletter No. 036/April 2008

IN THIS ISSUE

Calls for Papers and Presentations

1.   ANTHROPOLOGY OF EAST EUROPE REVIEW

2.   CREATIVE CLUSTERS 2008

3.   VOCEAS 2008 - 44TH SYMPOSIUM ON TEACHING INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES OF LA

Calls for Entries and Applications

4.   PLARTFORMA FESTIVAL

5.   TEMPLE BAR GALLERY AND STUDIOS

6.   LA MACINA DI SAN CRESCI RESIDENCY

Educational Programmes, Courses and Workshops

7.   MA FINE ART - PIET ZWART INSTITUTE

8.   SFAI MASTER OF FINE ARTS

9.   WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PREMIERíS AUSTRALIA-ASIA LITERARY AWARD

10.   MFA IN ART CRITICISM & WRITING

11.   EUROPEAN COURSE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART CURATORS

12.   M.A. CURATING CONTEMPORARY ART

13.   ECOLE DU MAGASIN - SESSION 18

International Conferences and Seminars

14.   THE CREATIVE CONSTRUCT: BUILDING FOR CULTURE AND CREATIVITY SYMPOSIUM

15.   THE UNESCO-ROAD MAP FOR ARTS EDUCATION AND ITS IMPACT ON EUROPE

16.   EUROPA NOSTRA 2008 ANNUAL CONGRESS

Books, Publications and Reports

17.   GODS IN THE CITY - INTERCULTURAL AND INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE AT LOCAL LEVEL

18.   GIVE, GET OR GET OFF!: CHALLENGES OF CULTURAL NETWORKING TODAY

19.   HANDS-ON REGIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRIES IN BERGEN, TARTU AND TURKU

20.   KULTURPOLITISCHE MITTEILUNGEN AND KULTURAUSTAUSCH

Calls for Papers and Presentations

1.   ANTHROPOLOGY OF EAST EUROPE REVIEW

For its Special Issue on Cultural Diversity Between Staging and Everyday Practices - Managing Cultural Diversity in Cities in Eastern Europe, to be published in spring 2009, the Anthropology of East Europe Review calls for papers to be submitted by 5 May 2008. >>>

2.   CREATIVE CLUSTERS 2008

Creative Clusters 2008, to be held in Glasgow, UK, on 17 - 20 November 2008 under the title The Creative Economy in Smaller Nations, invites presentations on creative economy policy and development practices by 12 May 2008. >>>

3.   VOCEAS 2008 - 44TH SYMPOSIUM ON TEACHING INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES OF LA

Organized by the Minority Languages and Cultures of Latin America Program (MLCP) and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), the First Biannual Symposium on Teaching Indigenous Languages of Latin America (STILLA-2008) will be held in Bloomington, Indiana, USA on 14-16 August 2008. Proposals are invited by 10 June 2008. >>>

Calls for Entries and Applications

4.   PLARTFORMA FESTIVAL

The non governmental cultural institution Fish Eye invites applications to the fourth international festival of contemporary art PLArTFORMA, to be held in Klaipeda, Lithuania on 5 - 7 September 2008, with the aim of combining the forms of visual and performing arts. >>>

5.   TEMPLE BAR GALLERY AND STUDIOS

Temple Bar Gallery and Studios (TBG&S), one of Ireland's leading contemporary art venues dedicated to the promotion, presentation and mediation of contemporary visual art and to the provision of affordable studio space to artists, invites visual artists of all disciplines to apply to its International Studio Programme 2008/2009. >>>

6.   LA MACINA DI SAN CRESCI RESIDENCY

La Macina di San Cresci announces its 2008 residency in, Greve in Chianti (Florence), Italy, covering a 7-90-day programme based on the personal project proposal presented by the artist. >>>

Educational Programmes, Courses and Workshops

7.   MA FINE ART - PIET ZWART INSTITUTE

The Institute for Postgraduate Studies and Research at the Willem de Kooning Academy / Hogeschool Rotterdam invites application to its two-year Master degree course in fine art by 1 May 2008. >>>

8.   SFAI MASTER OF FINE ARTS

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) has extended its deadlines for its Master of Fine Arts programmes in Design and Technology, Film, and Sculpture/Ceramics to 1 May 2008. In addition, Master of Arts applications will be accepted through 15 May 2008 for programmes in Exhibition and Museum Studies, in History and Theory of Contemporary Art, and in Urban Studies.>>>

9.   WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PREMIERíS AUSTRALIA-ASIA LITERARY AWARD

The richest literary award in Australia and Asia, the Western Australian Premier's Australia-Asia Literary Award, is open to any book-length work of literary fiction published in print or electronically, recognizing the increasing predominance of electronic media, such as online and mobile phone formats. Application deadline is 31 May 2008. >>>

10.   MFA IN ART CRITICISM & WRITING

The Art Criticism & Writing graduate program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, one of the nation's leading independent colleges of art and design, offers a two-year course of study leading to an MFA degree. Application deadline is 1 June 2008. >>>

11.   EUROPEAN COURSE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART CURATORS

The second edition of the European Course of Contemporary Art Curators (CECAC) offers young European curators the opportunity to work side by side with an internationally renowned Visiting Professor, approaching a critical analysis of theoretical and practical aspects of curatorship and of the contemporary art scene. Application deadline is 16 June 2008. >>>

12.   M.A. CURATING CONTEMPORARY ART

The Leeds School of Contemporary Art & Graphic Design of the Leeds Metropolitan University, invites applications to its M.A. in Curating Contemporary Art, commencing in October 2008, by 25 June 2008. >>>

13.   ECOLE DU MAGASIN - SESSION 18

Specialized in the coordination of artistic projects related to the exhibition, and relying on the activity of the art centre it is part of, l'Ecole du Magasin, a professional ten-months curatorial training programme corresponding to a master in fine arts, invites applications by 30 June 2008. >>>

International Conferences and Seminars

14.   THE CREATIVE CONSTRUCT: BUILDING FOR CULTURE AND CREATIVITY SYMPOSIUM

Reminder: At the Creative Construct: Building For Culture and Creativity symposium to be held in Ottawa, Canada, on 28 April - 1 May 2008, delegates will hear about a number of initiatives, highly creative in themselves, for creating spaces where artists can be artists, supported in their daily lives by both accommodation, work, and exhibition infrastructure designed with their needs in mind. >>>

15.   THE UNESCO-ROAD MAP FOR ARTS EDUCATION AND ITS IMPACT ON EUROPE

The European symposium for experts on arts education, entitled The UNESCO-Road Map for Arts Education and Its Impact on Europe, will be held in Wildbad Kreuth, Germany on 27 - 29 May 2008, aiming to examine ways and means of making the Road Map contribute to the further development of an Arts Education for All in Europe. It will also initiate a joint European preparatory process for the upcoming Arts Education World conference in Seoul, Korea in 2010. >>>

16.   EUROPA NOSTRA 2008 ANNUAL CONGRESS

The Europa Nostra 2008 Annual Congress, to be held in NewcastleGateshead, United Kingdom, on 11-15 June 2008, will explore Europe 's fascinating engineering heritage and will celebrate the laureates of the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2008. >>>

Books, Publications and Reports

17.   GODS IN THE CITY - INTERCULTURAL AND INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE AT LOCAL LEVEL

Because religions are increasingly often behind the forging and assertion of multiple identities, authorities have a duty to take the utmost account of them when establishing democratic rules and arrangements for "living together". This is the objective of this European contribution to religious pluralism. >>>

18.   GIVE, GET OR GET OFF!: CHALLENGES OF CULTURAL NETWORKING TODAY

This report on the EFA/ISPA Conference entitled Cultural Networks at Work, organized in Brussels, Belgium in June 2007, presents excerpts of the discussion sessions as well as contributions of experienced networkers on the challenges and opportunities of cultural networking today. >>>

19.   HANDS-ON REGIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRIES IN BERGEN, TARTU AND TURKU

The publication Hands-on Regional Strategies for Creative Industries in Bergen, Tartu and Turku is the result of a year-long project aiming to develop creative industries strategies or action plans on the local government level with the help of three international experts. >>>

20.   KULTURPOLITISCHE MITTEILUNGEN AND KULTURAUSTAUSCH

In this issue of C-News, we wish to draw the attention of our readers to Kulturpolitische Mitteilungen and Kulturaustausch, two valuable German quarterly journals regularly discussing current cultural policy and intercultural dialogue themes. The latest issues focus respectively on the Parliament's report Culture in Germany, and the impact of climate change on culture. >>> and >>>

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