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Culturelink Newsletter No. 044/May 2009

IN THIS ISSUE

News from the Focal Point

1.   CULTURAL TOURISM GOES VIRTUAL: EXPERIENCES FROM SOUTHEAST EUROPE

Calls for Papers

2.   35TH STP&A ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL THEORY, POLITICS & ARTS

3.   CONFERENCE ON APPLIED INTERCULTURALITY RESEARCH (CAIR)

Calls for Entries and Applications

4.   THE CREATIVE CITY NETWORK OF CANADA CONFERENCE

5.   INTERNATIONAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM: ESTACIÓN FORESTAL - CENTRO RURAL DE ARTE

6.   RESEARCH PROGRAMME LA SEINE

7.   GRANTS FOR ARTS WRITERS

8.   HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

9.   SPIER CONTEMPORARY 2010

International Conferences and Seminars

10.   EXPERIENCE THE CREATIVE ECONOMY 2009

11.   CREATIVE CLUSTERS SUMMER SCHOOL

12.   SUMMER SCHOOL ON MANAGEMENT OF CREATIVITY IN AN INNOVATION SOCIETY

13.   FOURTH NORDIC CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL POLICY RESEARCH

14.   THE SECOND ANNUAL CULTURE PROGRAMME CONFERENCE

15.   CULTURAL TRENDS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Projects and Announcements

16.   2ND PAN-AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

17.   THE WORLD FESTIVAL OF BLACK ARTS

18.   THE AMSTERDAM-MAASTRICHT SUMMER UNIVERSITY 2009 PROGRAMME

Books, Publications and Reports

19.   ART AND CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL PRACTICE. REINVENTING INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE

20.   ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

21.   GUIDANCE ON INVENTORY AND DOCUMENTATION OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE

22.   RHINEGOLD WORLD CONSERVATOIRES AN INTERNATIONAL GUIDE TO MUSIC STUDY

News from the Focal Point

1.   CULTURAL TOURISM GOES VIRTUAL: EXPERIENCES FROM SOUTHEAST EUROPE

We are happy to announce the publication of Cultural Tourism Goes Virtual: Audience Development in Southeast European Countries, the latest book in Culturelink's Joint Publications Series of research studies undertaken in the course of the past few years on subjects connecting new technologies and culture. >>>

Calls for Papers

2.   35TH STP&A ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL THEORY, POLITICS & ARTS

The 2009 conference of STP&A, an international interdisciplinary gathering of researchers, policymakers and practitioners that highlights current and conceptual issues in the development of cultural policy, theory, and arts administration practices, will focus on innovation, creativity and change in a globalized world and take place at Birkbeck University, London, UK from 29-31 October 2009. Deadline for paper submissions is 31 May 2009. >>>

3.   CONFERENCE ON APPLIED INTERCULTURALITY RESEARCH (CAIR)

The first conference on Applied Interculturality Research will be held in Graz, Austria from 7-10 April 2010. The main thematic focus of cAIR10 is the application of interculturality research, meaning any constructive exchange, interaction or dialogue between theory and practice in any area of interculturality. Deadline for paper proposals is 31 August 2009. >>>

Call for Entries and Applications

4.   THE CREATIVE CITY NETWORK OF CANADA CONFERENCE

The Creative City Network of Canada is putting out a Call for Presentations for its upcoming conference in Fredericton, Canada, on 9-11 September 2009. Researchers, academics and practitioners are invited to submit an abstract detailing a research paper, case study or recent planning initiative on a topic relevant to CCNC conference delegates. Deadline for submissions is 1 June 2009. >>>

5.   INTERNATIONAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM: ESTACIÓN FORESTAL - CENTRO RURAL DE ARTE

The International Artist in Residence Program will take place from 14-26 September, 2009 in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Deadline for applications is 3 June 2009. >>>

6.   RESEARCH PROGRAMME LA SEINE

The Research Programme La Seine is to provide students with the means to develop their artistic and research in an academic environment that is oriented to prepare them for the demands of the professional context of contemporary and post contemporary art. Applications deadline is 8 June 2009. >>>

7.   GRANTS FOR ARTS WRITERS

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program supports individual writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through grants ranging from 3,000 to 50,000 USD. Application deadline is 8 June 2009. >>>

8.   HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

HIAP the Helsinki International Artist-in-Residence Programme invites international visual artists to submit applications for HIAP Production Residencies for the period of 2009/10. The deadline for submissions is 1 July 2009. >>>

9.   SPIER CONTEMPORARY 2010

The Spier Contemporary 2010 is inviting all artists living in South Africa to reflect their experiences, aspirations and visions through new work submitted to this competition/exhibition. The deadline for submissions is the 30 October 2009. >>>

International Conferences and Seminars

10.   EXPERIENCE THE CREATIVE ECONOMY 2009

Hosted by the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, the Experience the Creative Economy conference will be held from 2325 June 2009, allowing scholars new in their careers to experience notions of the creative economy in a small and focused setting. >>>

11.   CREATIVE CLUSTERS SUMMER SCHOOL

The Creative Clusters Summer School is four days of intensive up-skilling designed for regeneration and development managers, consultants and researchers building the creative economy at the local level. The Creative Clusters Summer School will take place in Huddersfield, UK from 6-9 July 2009. >>>

12.   SUMMER SCHOOL ON MANAGEMENT OF CREATIVITY IN AN INNOVATION SOCIETY

HEC Montréal and the University of Barcelona introduce a new summer programme, which will be held in Montreal, Canada from 310 July 2009 and in Barcelona, Spain from 11-18 July 2009. >>>

13.   FOURTH NORDIC CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL POLICY RESEARCH

Organized by the Cultural Policy Unit of Jyväskylä University, the Fourth Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research will take place in Jyväskylä, Finland from 19-22 August 2009. >>>

14.   THE SECOND ANNUAL CULTURE PROGRAMME CONFERENCE

The second annual Culture Programme Conference and the mid-term European Culture Forum will take place in Brussels, Belgium from 28-30 September 2009, presenting past and ongoing projects and encouraging exchange of experience and good practice between cultural operators. >>>

15.   CULTURAL TRENDS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Cultural Trends, the journal that champions the need for better evidence-based analyses of the cultural sector, announces the theme for its second one-day international conference. 'Centre/Periphery: Devolution/Federalism' New Trends in Cultural Policy. The conference will take place at City University, London, UK on 16 October 2009. >>>

Projects and Announcements

16.   2ND PAN-AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

The 40th anniversary of the second Pan-African cultural festival will be held in Algeria from 5-20 July 2009 with the participation of nearly 8000 representatives of the continent and the African Diaspora. >>>

17.   THE WORLD FESTIVAL OF BLACK ARTS

The World Festival of Black Arts, FESMAN 2009 will be held in Dakar, Senegal from 1-14 December 2009. >>>

18.   THE AMSTERDAM-MAASTRICHT SUMMER UNIVERSITY 2009 PROGRAMME

The Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University presents its complete courses programme 2009, now available at its website. >>>

Books, Publications and Reports

19.   ART AND CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL PRACTICE. REINVENTING INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE

Art and Contemporary Critical Practice. Reinventing Institutional Critique is published by eipcp - european institute for progressive cultural policies and edited by Gerald Raunig and Gene Ray.>>>

20.   ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

Edited by Colette Henry, Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries: An International Perspective is a collection of papers divided in two chapters addressing a diversity of issues within the creative industries agenda from an entrepreneurial and international perspective. >>>

21.   GUIDANCE ON INVENTORY AND DOCUMENTATION OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE

The Council of Europe published a new book entitled Guidance on Inventory and Documentation of the Cultural Heritage, reflecting the work undertaken so far and providing a basis for the definition and harmonisation of practices at the European level. >>>

22.   RHINEGOLD WORLD CONSERVATOIRES AN INTERNATIONAL GUIDE TO MUSIC STUDY

Rhinegold World Conservatoires is the latest annual title from Rhinegold Publishing showcasing the world's major conservatoires and music colleges. >>>

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