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Members' Activities 2004

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  • December 2004
    Bursaries are available for Gulliver's Connect Programme 2005, a mobility and arts work placement programme organized by the Felix Meritis Foundation, NCDO and KulturKontakt, aiming to facilitate collaborative partnerships between arts practitioners from neighbouring countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union as well as to encourage the process of learning from practice. Placements of 3 to 6 weeks can take place until the end of August 2005. Application deadline is 15 December 2004. (more information)
  • December 2004
    The Swiss Foundation Population, Migration and Environment (PME) and the International Metropolis Project announce a call for proposals for a pre-study of the Governance of International Migratory Flows and International Migration, with a focus on supra-national governance and the possibilities it affords for managing migratory flows. The developmental studies should contribute to the preparation of more elaborate research proposals that can be submitted to national and international research funding bodies. Research outlines pertaining to these studies should be submitted no later than 1 January 2005. (more information)
  • November 2004
    The Report on the Activities of the Culturelink Network in 2000-2004 and Programme for 2005-2006 has been adopted on 29 October 2004 at the 25th session of the Scientific Council of IMO and is available online in HTML, MS Word and PDF format.
  • October 2004
    The Noma International Book Development Fund of the Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU) invites entries to the 2004 Noma Concours for Picture Book Illustrations, organised biennially to discover up-and-coming illustrators, graphic designers and artists in Asia, the Pacific, Africa, Arab States, and Latin America. Closing date is 31 December 2004.
  • October 2004
    Using Google for African Studies Research: A pilot edition of the Guide to Effective Web Searching, published as an adjunct to the third edition of The African Studies Companion, is freely accessible on the Hans Zell Web site. The guide is designed to help the user get the most out of Google's Web searching techniques, liberally interspersed with examples of searches, and search strategies, relating to Africa or African studies topics.
  • October 2004
    Creative Exchange has issued a call for cooperation regarding research into the crucial role of local cultures and the benefits of working creatively with them in communication programmes addressing HIV/AIDS. Within the framework of the HIV/AIDS – The Creative Challenge process, which aims to build Internet-based dialogue and gather data on best practice in using cultural and creative approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention and care, all involved in the field are kindly asked to complete a brief questionnaire by 25 October 2004.
  • September 2004
    The Department of Arts and Humanities of the Teachers College, Columbia University has announced a job opening for a position in Arts Administration. (full details)
  • September 2004
    The ArtsLink Residencies programme places artists and arts managers from East/Central Europe, Russia and Eurasia at established, non-profit U.S. arts organizations for five-week residencies. The disciplines funded each year alternate - the deadline of application for dance, music, theater and literature residencies to be held in the fall of 2005 is 5 November 2004, visual and media arts residencies are scheduled for the fall of 2006 and should be applied for by 5 November 2005.
    Eligible countries include Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
    For details, see http://www.cecip.org/index.php?mid=68
  • August 2004
    The European Cultural Foundation has introduced the Cultural Policy Research Award, whose main aim is to stimulate academic research in the field of cultural policy. The winner for 2004 is Nina Obuljen, research fellow at the Institute for International Relations in Zagreb, Croatia, and member of the Culturelink Team. Congratulations, Nina!
  • June 2004
    In August 2004 the Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University (AMSU) will hold a course entitled Innovative Strategies in International Cultural Cooperation, designed for cultural operators, civil servants, artists, and foundation staff members. The deadline for application is 2 August, but you are advised to apply before 20 July if you intend to apply for a scholarship, which is available for participants from Central and Eastern Europe. For details, see here.
  • April 2004
    The International Centre for Culture and Management (ICCM) and the Salzburg Management GmbH – University of Salzburg Business School (SMBS) are launching a Leadership in Culture programme designed for professionals dedicated to the arts. Through two programmes the international courses prepare select participants for leadership in arts organisations: MA in Arts Management, focusing on arts organisations and cultural development, starting in October 2004 (3 semesters); and Executive MBA in Arts Management, focusing on creative businesses and entrepreneurship (1 additional semester)
    For more information: Wolfgang Laubichler, International Centre for Culture & Management, Gyllenstormstr. 8, 5026 Salzburg, Austria; tel.: +43-662-45 98 41-10; fax: +43-662-45 98 38; laubichler@iccm.at; http://www.iccm.at/
  • April 2004
    The Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) is launching two new master programmes in September 2004. Studio-based research, discourse production skills, and research projects are the three main components of these Master of Arts in Fine Art and in Fashion Design programmes.
    Students will develop a theoretical stance in connection with their own work through workshops, tutorials, writing skills, evaluation of presentation models, visiting professors, and critical feedback. Training in theoretically positioning a research project in both writing and presenting visual work are the ultimate goals of the programmes.
    Deadline for applications is 30 April 2004.
    For more information and application see http://mabkv.hku.nl or contact jessica.deschipper@bkv.hku.nl
  • March 2004
    Launching a Global Cultural Tourism Research Project, INTERARTS and ATLAS have joined forces to develop an international survey of cultural tourism, which will be comparable with previous surveys carried out by ATLAS. To date some 50 organisations in 25 countries have indicated their willingness to participate.
    The surveys will cover the profile, motivations and behaviour of visitors to cultural attractions and events, allowing comparisons to be made between countries, regions and different types of cultural facilities. They will be undertaken during 2004, and participating organisations will recieve access to the full data set.
    For more information, please contact: Greg Richards, Fundació Interarts, Carrer Mallorca 272, 9a, 08037 Barcelona, Spain; tel. (34) 934 877 022; fax (34) 934 872 644; e-mail: grichards@interarts.net; http://www.interarts.net
  • February 2004
    Joost Smiers, professor of political science of the arts at the Utrecht School of the Arts, has decided to publish his latest work on the Culturelink Website as a freely available e-book entitled Artistic Expression in a Corporate World - Do We Need Monopolistic Control? (PDF document, 746 kB). Permission is freely given to anyone wishing to copy, reproduce, distribute or translate any part or parts of the booklet, acknowledging the author and notifying him if so doing.
  • February 2004
    The University College Dublin is organizing a one-year, full-time MA course in Cultural Policy and Arts Management. The deadline for applications is 15 April 2004. (more...)