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  • November 2012
    As one of the first cultural networks that has made its resources available on the Internet, Culturelink is currently in the process of redefining its web presence, focusing on a new dynamism, yet keeping its well-known identity. (full article)
  • October 2012
    The aim of the Media International Australia (MIA) theme issue no.148, to be published in August 2013, is to explore issues related to the specific configurations of sound in media and culture. These sites might include oral literature, e-books and associated reading/listening devices, print cultures, popular music, film and cinema, radio, television, telephony and digital media. Abstracts are due by 30 November 2012. (full article)
  • October 2012
    The Institute for International Relations (IMO), headquarter of the Culturelink Network, was commissioned by the European Parliament Culture and Education (CULT) Committee to provide expert commentary and analysis on the nature and implications of the proposed Culture Strand of the Creative Europe Programme 2014-2020 its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. (full article)
  • October 2012
    The Director-General of UNESCO, Mrs. Irina Bokova, recently approved the nomination of Biserka Cvjeticanin, Culturelink Network/IMO, as a new member to the Scientific Council of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe. (full article)
  • September 2012
    Each year, Europa Nostra and the European Union reward the best of cultural heritage achievements. The awards celebrate exemplary restorations and initiatives of the many facets of Europe's cultural heritage in four categories. Closing date for the submission of entries is 1 October 2012. (full article)
  • September 2012
    The Roberto Cimetta Fund is launching the fourth 2012 open call for travel grants from 1 to 30 September 2012. Artists and cultural professionals living and working in the Euro-Arab and Mediterranean regions can apply. (full article)
  • July 2012
    The Seventh International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR) was held from 9-12 July 2012 at the University Ramon Llul in Barcelona, Spain. The conference was organized by the Centre for the Study of Culture, Politics and Society (CECUPS), University of Barcelona, in cooperation with the International Journal of Cultural Policy. (full article)
  • July 2012
    On the Move is looking for your creative ideas for the design of its first set of postcards, to be used as off-line communication tools whenever OTM is presented at meetings, conferences and events. On the Move is looking for fresh, original ideas that talk about international cultural mobility. Send your proposal by 31 August 2012. (full article)
  • July 2012
    The MA programme in Cultural Policy and Management (Interculturalism and Mediation in the Balkans), organised by the University of Arts in Belgrade in cooperation with the University Lyon 2, is launching a call for applications for the academic year 2012/13. (full article)
  • June 2012
    Twenty years after the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies, held in Mexico (26 July-8 August 1982), the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa was born. From the very beginnings Culturelink has supported its activities. (full article)
  • May 2012
    The support and enthusiasm, the knowledge and experience of the late Professor Aggrey Brown were invaluable, not only to Culturelink Network's starting efforts of establishing and developing communication with cultural networks and institutions worldwide, but also to our later work, when research focused on changes influenced especially by the development of new information and communication technologies, and on dynamics of communication. (full article)
  • May 2012
    The University of Arts in Belgrade, in cooperation with the University Lyon 2, presents a joint MA programme in Cultural Policy and Management (Interculturalism and Mediation in the Balkans). For its excellence in the promotion of intercultural cooperation and mediating capacities of culture, the programme has been named UNESCO Chair in 2004. Application deadline for the academic year 2012/13 is 6 June 2012. (full article)
  • May 2012
    The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), in partnership with Trans Europe Halles (TEH) and Arts Network Asia (ANA), has launched a call for applications for the second edition of the programme Creative Encounters: Cultural Partnerships between Asia and Europe 2012-2013. Art and culture organisations/networks of Asia and Europe are invited to apply by 30 June 2012. (full article)
  • April 2012
    In his latest study, It's Cooperation, Stupid (London, IPPR, 2012), Charles Leadbeater analyses why cooperation and collaboration inspire and underpin our most innovative activities in science, culture, business. Dealing with views ranging from Adam Smith and Thomas Hobbes to Milton Friedman and Richard Dawkins, Leadbeater outlines that science is telling us that we are avant tout reciprocators and co-operators. Communication helps cooperation. The more people communicate, the easier cooperation becomes. (full article)
  • April 2012
    Global Enviro-Changes is a call for works open to artists of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds interested in making contributions through visual artistic creations mainly by drawing, painting or digital art. Application deadline is 30 September 2012. (full article)
  • March 2012
    Publications and studies that have been published during the accession process of Croatia to the European Union, discussions, statements by prominent politicians and slogans showed once again that the question of culture remained on the sidelines. Currently, culture in Croatia is in the background of interests of politics, corporations and the social majority, which is detrimental to the country. (full article)
  • March 2012
    The European Cultural Foundation (ECF), the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and the European Network on Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Education (ENCATC), have launched a call for applications for the 2012 Cultural Policy Research Award. The winner of the CPR Award 2012 will be publicly announced on 12 September in London, at the official opening of the ENCATC Jubilee Conference entitled Networked Culture. Application deadline is 7 May 2012. (full details)
  • March 2012
    The Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF) supports the mobility of artists and cultural managers who wish to travel in order to develop contemporary artistic cooperation projects in the Euro-Mediterranean region, and in particular throughout the Arab world. RCF will launch two calls in June and September 2012. (full details)
  • March 2012
    The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has opened nominations for the Calouste Gulbenkian Prize, worth 250.000 euro, that will distinguish an individual or institution whose thoughts or actions make a decisive contribution to, and have significant impact on understanding, defending or fostering respect for diversity and difference, a culture of tolerance and the conservation of the environment. Nomination deadline is 15 April 2012. (full details)
  • March 2012
    ENCATC and the University of Kent have officially launched the registration for the second edition of the International Arts Professionals Summer School, taking place in Brussels, on 2 6 July 2012. The non-Residential Summer School application deadline is 15 May 2012. (full article)
  • February 2012
    The FP7 project MEDIADEM (European Media Policies Revisited: Valuing and Reclaiming Free and Independent Media in Contemporary Democratic Systems) has just published case study reports for 14 countries participating in the project. The country report on Croatian media policy has been written by the IMO research team - Nada Svob-Djokic, Pasko Bilic and Zrinjka Perusko, all active members of the Culturelink Team. (full details)
  • February 2012
    The Thesaurus Poloniae Fellowship Programme, run by the International Cultural Centre in Krakow, Poland, announces a call for applications for the next round (May-July 2012) of the Fellowship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland addressed to non-residents of Poland. (full details)
  • January 2012
    After Culturelink's Cultural Forum on networks, identities and intercultural dialogue, one of the lecturers, François de Bernard, President of the French association GERM (Groupe d'etudes et de recherches sur les mondialisations) published the article "Welcome to Croatia!" in the journal Le Monde, on the occasion of the conclusion of the Accession Agreement between the EU and the Republic of Croatia. (full details)
  • January 2012
    D. Paul Schafer, a distinguished author, sent us two of his recent articles, The Cultural Imperative and Foundation for Life. (full details)
  • January 2012
    On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of China's 1911 Revolution, which overthrew the two thousand years old monarchy system and established democratic republicanism, Gao Xian of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, analyzed the influence of democratic republicanism on gentry-intellectuals in the late imperial China. (full details)