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  • December 2009
    In response to common requests, Culturelink is making available in electronic format the document Croatia in the 21st Century - Cultural Development Strategy, edited by Biserka Cvjetičanin and Vjeran Katunarić and published by the Croatian Ministry of Culture in 2003. The document featuring the original text published in Croatian in 2001, followed by an extensive section of findings translated into English (starting with page 156), is available for download here (PDF, 688 kB).
  • December 2009
    IETM, the International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts, seeks an Administrative Assistant with excellent knowledge of English, French and Dutch, to maintain effective administrative systems as well as to assist the IETM Secretariat in their development. (details)
  • November 2009
    with the participation of 130 members, researchers, experts and artists in the field of culture from all continents, the Third World Culturelink Conference entitled Networks - The Evolving Aspects of Culture in the 21st Century, was held in Zagreb, Croatia, from 13 to 15 November 2009, marking the 20th anniversary of Culturelink's continuous networking and research activities by investigating the role and relevance that cultural networks hold for cultural development in today's digital environment. The conference report will be available in the coming week, and the publication of the conference proceedings is planned for 2010.
    We sincerely thank all participants for their fruitful contributions to and discussions of one of the most intriguing phenomena of contemporary culture.
  • November 2009
    Each year, the Fondation Marcel Hicter organizes the European Diploma in Cultural Project Management for around 25 professionals from 20 countries, aiming to discuss Europe and culture; project management, cultural cooperation, operational management of cultural projects, fund raising etc. Deadline for applications is 15 January 2010. (details)
  • November 2009
    Starting in September 2010, HEC Montréal will be offering a programme in Marketing and Management in the Arts and Cultural Industries, completing the range of graduate and post-graduate programmes offered in Canada and bringing a new area of expertise to the Canadian cultural milieu. (details)
  • November 2009
    The Teachers College Arts Administration Program has recently created an innovative lecture series designed to provide a deeper understanding of some of the most pressing issues affecting the arts in the United States and around the world. (details)
  • November 2009
    ArtsLink's Independent Projects grants enable artists and arts managers in all disciplines to carry out self-directed projects in the US. Applicants must have a letter of invitation from a non-profit organization or individual in the US to enter the competition. The application deadline for projects taking place between 1 May 2010 and 30 April 2011 is 1 December 2009, and for projects taking place between 1 May 2011 and 30 April 2012 the deadline is 1 December 2010. Details at www.cecartslink.org/grants/independent_projects/.
  • November 2009
    ArtsLink Residencies place artists and arts managers from Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus at US arts organizations for five-week residencies and cover associated living, working, travel, and health insurance costs. Application deadline for visual and media arts residencies is 1 December 2009, and for performing arts and literature 1 December 2010. (details)
  • September 2009
    Ph.D. in Marketing and Management in the Arts and Cultural Industries is a new programme offered by HEC Montréal starting in September 2010. The programme is designed for graduate students, more specifically for experienced managers in the arts and cultural sector who are interested in gaining access to advanced expertise in their own area of activity. (details)
  • September 2009
    As an implementation instrument of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, the 2010 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists programme promotes the mobility of young artists through sojourns in art residencies abroad so as to foster creativity and cultural diversity. (details)
  • September 2009
    The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) presents its new schemes, the Asia-Europe Cultural Partnership Initiative: New Media (AECPI: New Media), Film (AECPI: Film) and Performing Arts (AECPI: PA) as part of its plans to further enhance multilateral connections between Asia and Europe by developing and stimulating strategic initiatives with partners from the new media sector. Deadline for application submission is 30 October 2009. (details)
  • August 2009
    CREATE released the maiden (2010) edition of its Directory of Arts and Culture Organizations & Festivals in the CEMAC Region, developed by Peter Musa, hoping to contribute to the development of the culture and creative sector. (details)
  • July 2009
    The Program in Arts Administration, Teachers College, Columbia University, announces Current Issues in International Cultural Policy, a special course taught by Adrian Ellis, Executive Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and Scholar in Residence for the Program in Arts Administration, to be held on 24 May – 11 June 2010 in ten three-hour sessions. (details)
  • July 2009
    The Banff Centre calls for applications to a number of its visual arts and new media thematic residencies with upcoming deadlines: Seven Weeks with the Taskmaster, 6 January – 23 February 2010, deadline: 14 September 2009; Polymath Breakthrough with Joseph del Pesco, 16 November – 11 December 2009, deadline: 15 July 2009; Liminal Screen, 25 February – 27 March 2010, deadline: 31 August 2009. (details)
  • June 2009
    The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards rewards outstanding achievements in the field of heritage conservation and enhancement in the categories of conservation; research; dedicated service by individuals or organisations; and education, training and awareness-raising. The closing date for the submission of entries is 1 October 2009. (details)
  • May 2009
    Organized by ONDA, the National Office for Artistic Diffusion, last year nine national cultural institutions created Space, a Supporting Performing Arts Circulation in Europe project, which provides a platform for reflection and collaboration dedicated to supporting the circulation of the performing arts in Europe. (details)
  • May 2009
    The Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University presents its course programme 2009, which is now available at its web site. From the Intensive Dutch Language Course to the Dutch Art of the Golden Age as well as the Bio-business Summer School, the AMSU courses offer the expertise available from top professionals and match them with inquisitive participants from all over the world. More information is available at www.amsu.edu/.
  • March 2009
    As we have received numerous inquiries for copies of Culturelink's book entitled Redefining Cultural Identities: Southeastern Europe, edited by Nada Svob-Djokic, that was published in 2002 and has been out of print for some time now, we have decided to make a .pdf version available online, downloadable from www.culturelink.org/publics/joint/cultid04/Svob-Djokic_Redefining_Cultid_SE.pdf. We hope that you will enjoy the reading!
  • March 2009
    The European Cultural Foundation, the Riksbankens Jublileumsfond and the European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centres ENCATC have opened the application process for the 6th Cultural Policy Research Award 2009. Deadline for applications is 23 May 2009. (details)
  • March 2009
    Mus'Art, the Musa Heritage Gallery set up in 1996, is a museum located in Kumbo, Bui Division of the North West Province of Cameroon, which acquires contemporary Cameroonian arts and crafts while maintaining a major focus on the Western Grass-fields region. The latest report from Mus'Art Gallery introduces the museum's Board members and their visions.
    Contact: Musa Heritage Gallery (Mus'Art), Bamfem Qtr., P.O.B 21, Kumbo, NWP, Cameroon; www.musartgallery.info.ms
  • February 2009
    The Department of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, is opening one full-time position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of public policy and public management, with a special focus on cultural policy. Deadline for applications is 31 March 2009. (details)
  • February 2009
    The programme 20 Years After the Fall of Communism - Cultural Policy in Central Europe, organised by the International Cultural Centre in Kraków, Poland in cooperation with the Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa in Vienna, to be held on 8-19 July 2009, welcomes advanced students, young scholars and cultural administrators, NGOs and other candidates active in the field of cultural management from Eastern and Western European countries. Deadline for applications is 15 May 2009. (details)
  • February 2009
    The training programme for young heritage professionals on Management of Unesco World Heritage Cultural Sites in Visegrad Countries, organised by the International Cultural Centre in Kraków, Poland, to be held on 9-19 July 2009, welcomes representatives of public administration and NGOs engaged in monument protection in V4 countries, as well as heritage professionals from other countries in Eastern and Central Europe. Deadline for application is 15 May 2009. (details)
  • February 2009
    The Maison des Cultures du Monde launched the application procedure for its "Courants" programme, organized yearly. Deadline for the Spring session is 16 March 2009, and for the Autumn sessions 30 March 2009. (details)
  • January 2009
    The first edition of the Euro-African Campus on Cultural Cooperation will be held in Maputo, Mozambique, on 22-26 June 2009, organised by the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa (OCPA) and Interarts. Its main aim is to provide a meeting, training and exchange point for cultural agents in Africa and Europe to reflect, transfer knowledge, exchange experiences and discuss possible joint initiatives in the field of cultural cooperation, in the broader context of the contribution of culture to sustainable development. For further information and a general project presentation, visit ocpa.irmo.hr/activities/meetings/meeting2008-001-en.html or contact secretariat@ocpanet.org.