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  • December 2004
    For a Beginning Associate Professor position, tenured, starting 1 July 2005, the UCSD Visual Arts Department is seeking an artist who comes from a visual art, architectural or urban studies background, and preferably works across these disciplines as both a practitioner and a theorist. Teaching will include both graduate seminars and undergraduate courses, large and small. The candidate will actively participate in the ongoing development of curriculum and facilities. Application deadline is 10 January 2005. For details, see here.
  • December 2004
    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) seeks full-time, tenure-track colleagues with a commitment to excellence in teaching and innovative work or research in their fields of African studies, art history, arts administration, design history, product and fashion design. Positions begin in September 2005, application deadline is 31 January 2005. For more information and application procedures, please see here.
  • December 2004
    The 2004 edition of the Canadian Subsidy Directory, the most comprehensive reference for anyone searching for funds, contains more than 2000 direct and indirect financial subsidies, grants and loans offered by government departments and agencies, foundations, associations and organisations. Fields covered include education, research and development, arts, cinema, theatre, music and recording industry, contests, and new talents. For more, see here.
  • December 2004
    The 2005 edition of Musical America International Directory of the Performing Arts again features over 14,000 detailed listings of worldwide arts organizations, including key contact information, budget category, type of event and seating capacity. Over 10,000 artists are indexed in the alphabetical and categorical indices. Categories include artist managers, orchestras, opera companies, concert series, festivals, competitions, music schools and departments, record companies, facilities, services and products. To subscribe, see here.
  • December 2004
    Young talented dancers are invited to participate at the V Helsinki International Ballet Competition to be held on 25 May 3 June 2005 under the auspices of the International Theatre Institute ITI (UNESCO). Application deadline is 31 December 2004 for Finnish competitors and 1 February 2005 for international participants. Please find more information at www.balcomphel.fi.
  • November 2004
    A new report on Transnational Media Concentrations in Europe has recently been prepared by the Advisory Panel on Media Diversity (AP-MD) to the CDMM and approved by the Council of Europe Steering Committee on the Mass Media (CDMM). Published by the Media Division, Directorate General of Human Rights of the Council of Europe, in November 2004 and available here.
  • November 2004
    A.M.I, the National Centre for the Development of Popular Music, seated in Marseille, France, is conducting a four-year cooperation programme for the creation of a fair music economy. The CAURI project encompasses several long-term training programmes for decentralised regional cooperation between Europe and Central Africa in the fields of popular music, electronic arts and innovative urban arts. For details see http://www.amicentre.biz/web-ami/diffusion/cauri.html.
  • October 2004
    AFRICOM, the International Council of African Museums, announces a call for participation in its 2005 African Museum Professional Internship Programme, offering 8-week internship opportunities for educators, curatorial, exhibit and public programmes staff in African museums. Application deadline is 30 November 2004.
  • October 2004
    The School of Arts, Design, Media & Culture of the University of Sunderland, UK, announces a job opening for the position of Research Fellow in Fine Art, who will establish, develop and run a research unit for digital media art. Closing date is 12 November 2004.
  • October 2004
    The Danube University Krems in Austria offers partial study grants to CEE students for its MA programme in Intercultural Competencies starting in November 2004. The programme is designed for scholars or people with relevant working experience in business, tourism and conference management, politics and administration, freelance activities with an international or intercultural orientation, NGOs, cultural management, or media.
  • September 2004
    The Cultural Resource Management Program at the University of Victoria, BC, Canada, is organising an innovative Professional Specialization Certificate programme for museum and cultural sector professionals seeking to enhance their management and leadership skills. Application deadline is 15 October 2004. (more details)
  • September 2004
    The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2004 will award six monetary prizes of 10,000 Euro each, Medals and Diplomas in the following categories: outstanding restoration project in the fields of architectural heritage, cultural landscapes, collections of works of art, and archaeological sites; outstanding study in the field of cultural heritage; and dedicated service to heritage conservation by individuals or groups.
    Application deadline is 15 September 2004.
    For details see www.europanostra.org or contact Laurie Neale, Heritage Awards Co-ordinator, +31 70 302 4052, ao@europanostra.org
  • September 2004
    The Dutch Service Centre for International Cultural Activities (SICA), is compiling and continually updating an extensive overview of cultural activities and projects taking place during the Dutch EU presidency, both in the Netherlands and abroad.
  • August 2004
    Issue no. 43/August 2004 of the Culturelink review has been published and is largely available online. The issue's dossier carries three articles concerned with reflections on contemporary arts and culture seen from different angles.
  • June 2004
    In the academic year 2004/05 Postgraduate Studies in Cultural Management and Cultural Policy in the Balkans will be organised by the University of Arts in Belgrade, in partnership with the French universities Paris IX Dauphine, Lyon II and the Institute of Political Studies in Grenoble. Application deadline is 15 September 2004.
    See the call for participation for details.
  • May 2004
    Issue no. 42/April 2004 of the Culturelink review has been published and is now largely available online. The issue's dossier carries three chapters from Joost Smiers' freely available e-book entitled Artistic Expression in a Corporate World - Do We Need Monopolistic Control?
  • March 2004
    At popular demand, the first issue of the newly established Culturelink e-newsletter called C-News has been sent out, aiming at periodically keeping our members up-to-date with a reminder of current events, calls and deadlines, and an overview of important recent announcements arriving too late for a timely inclusion in the paper edition of the Culturelink review.
    We hope you will enjoy reading the C-News! All issues are also available here.
  • March 2004
    The fourth course in the series organized by the Institute for International Relations (IMO), Zagreb, entitled Managing Cultural Transitions: Southeastern Europe, will be held at the Inter-University Center for Post Graduate Studies in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on 9 - 16 May 2004.
  • February 2004
    Within the framework of the Unesco-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme, the Gaara Dance Foundation regularly hosts a choreographer for a six-week residency in Kenya. Since 2002, the residency takes place at the Godown, the warehouse turned pluridisciplinary art centre in Nairobi. Applications have to be sent before 30 April 2004, results of Unesco Artistic Comittee final selection will be announced in July 2004. See the call for project 2005.
  • January 2004
    Issue no. 41/November 2003 of the Culturelink review has been published and is now largely available online. The issue's dossier is devoted to issues of cultural diversity, reporting from three international conferences held in October 2003 in Opatija, Croatia and publishing two declarations adopted at the end of the INCD and INCP conferences respectively.