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Culturelink Newsletter No. 054/August-September 2010

IN THIS ISSUE

News from the Focal Point

1.   Impact of European Union's Cultural Activities on Establishing a European Identity

Calls for Papers and Presentations

2.   Exploring Mobility Around the Mediterranean

3.   4th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

4.   European Suburbs Exchange Platform

Calls for Entries and Applications

5.   Centre for Cultural Policy Studies Doctoral Scholarship

6.   Active Ageing of Migrant Elders across Europe Project

Educational Programmes, Courses and Workshops

7.   Transmedia Postgraduate Programme

8.   Jan van Eyck Academie Calls for Applications

International Conferences and Seminars

9.   A Soul for Europe Istanbul Forum

10.   Cultural Policy: Quo Vadis?

11.   Interacció 2010 Cultural Democracy and Social Transformation

12.   INTA34 World Urban Development Congress

13.   11th ELIA Biennial Conference

14.   The Berlin Conference - A Soul for Europe

15.   11th Annual Congress of Young SIETAR

16.   Culture as a Factor of Economic and Social Innovation in the Mediterranean Space

17.   Performing Arts Training Today

18.   Conference on Creative Tourism

19.   Future Imperatives of Communication and Information for Development and Social Change

20.   5th World Summit on Arts and Culture

Projects

21.   St. John Valley Creative Economy Project

22.   EUCLID International Launches New Newsletter

23.   Mus'Art Gallery Launches First Cameroonian Museum Interactive Networking Site

Books, Publications and Reports

24.   The Economics of Cultural Policy

25.   Eventful Cities

26.   Making Culture Accessible

27.   FOCUS 2010 - World Film Market Trends

News from the Focal Point

1.   Impact of European Union's Cultural Activities on Establishing a European Identity

The conference entitled The Impact of European Union's Cultural Activities on Establishing a European Identity, held in Samsun, Turkey, on 12-13 July 2010, was initiated by the European Economic and Social Studies Association (AESDER) from Samsun and co-organized by the Culturelink Network, whose team was represented by Professor Vjeran Katunaric and Jeronim Dorotic. >>>

Call for Papers

2.   Exploring Mobility Around the Mediterranean

The Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF) and the Arab Education Forum Safar Fund invite participation in their Symposium, to be held in Alexandria, Egypt on 4-6 February 2011, as part of their joint Istikshaf project exploring mobility around the Mediterranean, backed by the Anna Lindh Foundation. >>>

3.   4th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

This multi-disciplinary project, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on 8-10 March 2011, seeking to explore the new and prominent place that the idea of culture has for the construction of meaning and identity through innovative trans-disciplinary dialogues, invites papers from all disciplines, professions and vocations which explore the forging of identities in rapidly changing national, social and cultural contexts. The deadline for submissions is 1 October 2010. >>>

4.   European Suburbs Exchange Platform

Within the framework of its 20th anniversary, culture and social work professionals, artists, public policy officials, local councillors, town planners, architects and researchers at national and European level are invited to participate in the European Suburbs Exchange Platform, to be held in Lyon, France, on 26-27 November 2010. >>>

Calls for Entries and Applications

5.   Centre for Cultural Policy Studies Doctoral Scholarship

The Centre for Cultural Policy Studies at the University of Warwick, UK will offer one three-year doctoral scholarship, commencing in October 2011. The scholarship will be open to both home/EU and overseas candidates, giving priority to candidates with proposals for research in the general area of 'implicit' cultural policies. >>>

6.   Active Ageing of Migrant Elders across Europe Project

The Ministry for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), in partnership with the Committee of the Regions, call for submission to the first European Local Authorities Competition on Good Practices on the Support for Migrant Elders' Initiatives. Deadline for application is 31 October 2010. >>>

Educational Programmes, Courses and Workshops

7.   Transmedia Postgraduate Programme

The Transmedia postgraduate programme in arts, media and design 2010/2011 of the Hogeschool Sint-Lukas, Brussels, Belgium, is a two-year, full-time course that leads to a master's degree in Transmedia. Application deadline is 1 October 2010. >>>

8.   Jan van Eyck Academie Calls for Applications

The Jan van Eyck Academie has positions available in the Fine Art and Design Departments for the next academic year, starting on 1 January 2011. Artists are invited to submit proposals for individual research projects, while designers can apply for one of the projects formulated by the department. Application deadline is 1 October 2010.>>>

International Conferences and Seminars

9.   A Soul for Europe Istanbul Forum

A Soul for Europe Istanbul Forum: Global Challenges, Cultural Visions, to be held between 11 and 13 October 2010 in Turkey, aims at reaching a common vision among all actors in society, initiating a laboratory to define and implement new forms of collaboration between political decision makers and civil society to develop Europe as a cultural project. >>>

10.   Cultural Policy: Quo Vadis?

The 36th Annual Conference on Social Theory, Politics & the Arts (STP&A) will be held in Arlington, VA, USA, on 14-16 October 2010. Under the title of Cultural Policy: Quo Vadis?, this international and interdisciplinary gathering of researchers, policymakers and practitioners will highlight current and conceptual issues in the development of cultural policy, theory and arts administration practices. >>>

11.   Interacció 2010 Cultural Democracy and Social Transformation

Interacció 2010, to be held in Barcelona, Spain, on 19-22 October 2010, proposes to affirm its nature as a reference point in the world of cultural policies and management with an issue that is sparking lively debate in cultural circles: active citizen participation in the creation and dissemination of culture.>>>

12.   INTA34 World Urban Development Congress

The 34th INTA Annual Congress entitled Reinvent Your Urban Region: Smart Urban Infrastructure and Services for Cohesive Development will take place in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain from 24-28 October 2010, focusing on drivers for change such as intelligent infrastructure, new pattern of economic spaces, and innovation in the provision of urban services and leadership. >>>

13.   11th ELIA Biennial Conference

Reminder: Marking its 20th anniversary, ELIA will hold its 11th Biennial Conference in Nantes, France, on 27-30 October 2010 under the theme of (h)eART(h) l'art au cœur du territoire, aiming to address the most burning, important, current and inspiring issues that concern higher arts education in Europe. >>>

14.   The Berlin Conference - A Soul for Europe

Scheduled for 20 November 2010, the Berlin Conference - A Soul for Europe is a civil society platform bringing together 500 individuals from the cultural sector, politicians and representatives of the media, the business world and other areas of society, aiming to define and initiate concrete common steps in order to strengthen the cultural component of the European development. >>>

15.   11th Annual Congress of Young SIETAR

The 11th Annual Congress of Young SIETAR (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research) on Intercultural Communication and Relations) will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 25-28 November 2010 under the title of Interculturalism Reloaded: Exploring a Changing Landscape. >>>

16.   Culture as a Factor of Economic and Social Innovation in the Mediterranean Space

The forum entitled Culture as a Factor of Economic and Social Innovation in the Mediterranean Space: Towards New Solidarities in a Changing Europe will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 1-4 December 2010, within the framework of the Sostenuto project of micro-territorial experiments about the links between culture, economy, social issues and democracy in the Mediterranean space. >>>

17.   Performing Arts Training Today

The international conference Performing Arts Training Today, to be held by the International University Global Theatre Experience (IUGTE) in Leibnitz, Austria on 14 December 2010, is a professional event aiming to demonstrate various methods and techniques in contemporary performing arts education and training. >>>

18.   Conference on Creative Tourism

The Creative Tourism Network is organizing a Conference on Creative Tourism, to be held in Barcelona, Spain, on 9-10 December 2010, with the aim of bringing together researchers, urban planners, policy designers, artists, cultural activists and tourist professionals to assess the benefits of international collaboration in the rapidly developing field of creative tourism. >>>

19.   Future Imperatives of Communication and Information for Development and Social Change

This international conference, coordinated by ORBICOM-UNESCO Chairs in Communication and to be hosted by the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, Thammasat University, Bangkok, will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 20-22 December 2010. >>>

20.   5th World Summit on Arts and Culture

The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) and the Australia Council for the Arts will hold the 5th World Summit on Arts and Culture under the theme of Creative Intersections in Melbourne, Australia on 3-6 October 2011, investigating how the arts can give voice to different communities and concerns through collaborations with other sectors. >>>

Projects

21.   St. John Valley Creative Economy Project

In a final report entitled St. John Valley Creative Economy Project Strengthening Our Communities and Economy Through Culture and Place, researchers through the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine, offer an in-depth assessment of the St. John Valley's creative economy. What is happening in a small, rural and underserved area of the Northern United States? >>>

22.   EUCLID International Launches New Newsletter

In August 2010, the first issue of SUCCINCT was launched, a new independent fortnightly e-newsletter, which aims to help readers focus on the key news and information offered by relevant agencies, networks and bodies who represent or support the world's artists, performers, writers, curators, directors, technicians, educators, managers and researchers. >>>

23.   Mus'Art Gallery Launches First Cameroonian Museum Interactive Networking Site

Mus'Art Gallery: Grass-fields Arts Museum has put into operation the first Cameroonian museum interactive networking site, located at http://musart.spruz.com. The social networking platform of the museum gateway is intended to bring an online audience from around the world closer to the museum. >>>

Books, Publications and Reports

24.   The Economics of Cultural Policy

The book The Economics of Cultural Policy is in some respects a sequel to David Throsby's earlier work, Economics and Culture (2001), and is written with the objective to fill a gap in the cultural policy literature by analyzing the process of cultural policy from an economic perspective, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. >>>

25.   Eventful Cities

The book Eventful cities - Cultural Management and Urban Revitalisation by Greg Richards and Robert Palmer discusses the subject of events, starting from motives for event development to event organisation, management and global trends in the urban event market. >>>

26.   Making Culture Accessible

The Council of Europe's study Making Culture Accessible - Access, Participation and Cultural Provision in the Context of Cultural Rights in Europe, by Annamari Laaksonen, provides a general overview of existing legal and policy frameworks in Europe, covering access to and participation in cultural life, cultural provision and cultural rights. >>>

27.   FOCUS 2010 - World Film Market Trends

In its thirteenth edition FOCUS 2010 presents the latest trends in all the major film markets around the world regarding film production and distribution as well as admissions. >>>

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