Culturelink Newsletter No. 076/January 2013


Calls for Papers and Presentations

1.   International Conference on Cultural Memory

The Centre for Culture and Cultural Studies (CCCS) and The Balkan Network for Culture and Culture Studies (BNCCS) are organizing the first of many to follow, annually-held conferences, under the overarching theme of Cultural Memory. The conference will be held in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, on 5-6 September 2013. The deadline for proposals is 1 February 2013. >>>

2.   Exploring the Crossroads and Perspectives of Lusophone Studies

The Lusophone Studies Association Inaugural Conference entitled Exploring the Crossroads and Perspectives of Lusophone Studies will be held at York University, Toronto, Canada, on 30-31 October 2013. The deadline for submissions is 4 February 2013. >>>

3.   Heritage Forum of Central Europe: The Limits of Heritage

The 2nd Heritage Forum of Central Europe will take place in Krakow, Poland on 12-14 June 2013. This year's edition is entitled The Limits of Heritage. Speakers of the forthcoming Forum will be selected in the call for papers procedure. Deadline for submissions is 10 February 2013. >>>

4.   Sixth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum: Museums and Active Citizenship

Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, or colloquia are invited for the Sixth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum to be held at the National Art Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen on 22-24 April 2013. The deadline for submissions is 14 February 2013. >>>

5.   Protests as Events / Events as Protests

A one day symposium for academics and activists will be organised by the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH) and Leeds Metropolitan University in Leeds, UK. The symposium entitled Protests as Events / Events as Protests will be held on 12 June 2013. Abstracts must be received by 10 March 2013. >>>

Call for Entries and Applications

6.   Princeton University Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts

Princeton University invites applications for the inaugural Princeton Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts, awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise in any area of artistic practice and teaching. Application deadline is 15 February 2013. >>>

7.   EFA Ateliers for Young Festival Managers 2013/2014

The European Festivals Association (EFA) announces the next three editions of its Ateliers for Young Festival Managers, to be held in Beirut, Lebanon, in autumn 2013 (application deadline 31 March 2012); Edinburgh, UK, in spring 2014 (application deadline 30 June 2012); and Kampala, Uganda, in autumn 2014. >>>

8.   Venice Printmaking Studio 2013 Residency

The Venice Printmaking Studio is a non-profit international studio devoted to large-format printmaking and artist's books. Established and emerging artists are welcome to apply for residencies ranging from 2 weeks to up to 2 months. The organisers also welcome proposals from those who wish to come as a group, either through an academic institution or other arts organization. >>>

Educational Programmes and Fellowships

9.   Master's Degree in Cultural Policy

The Master's Degree Programme in Cultural Policy at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, provides students with knowledge and critical insights into the socio-cultural, political, economic and scientific challenges of analyzing cultural policy and management. Application deadline: 15 February 2013. >>>

10.   Doctoral Studies Programme of the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts

The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts admits new students to the Doctoral Studies Programme. The primary results of artistic research are artistic productions and reflective and theoretical knowledge presented publicly. Application deadline is 28 February 2013. >>>

11.   MaHKU Master of Arts Programs in Visual Art and Design

The Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) / Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design (MaHKU), The Netherlands, offers one-year Master of Arts programmes in visual art and design to students from all over the world. Application deadline is 30 April 2013. >>>

12.   Heritage and Tourism: Policy and Practice for Maximizing Results

Organised by Public Administration International (PAI), the study programme Heritage and Tourism: Policy and Practice for Maximizing Results, to be held in London, United Kingdom, on 17-21 June 2013 will focus on heritage, culture and tourism policy and planning. >>>

International Conference

13.   La Rencontre de Fingal/Dublin

The Association of European Cities and Regions for Culture - Les Rencontres - organises La Rencontre de Fingal/Dublin to be held on 7 - 10 March 2013. The meeting will take place in liaison with the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. >>>


14.   Diamond - Dialoguing Museums for a New Cultural Democracy

Diamond-Dialoguing Museums for a new Cultural Democracy is a LLP (Lifelong Learning Programme) funded project which will start in November 2013 with the aim of implementing pilot activities within scientific museums, aimed at socially disadvantaged adults, using also ICT and focussing on the issue of impact measurement and evaluation. >>>

Books, Publications and Reports

15.   In Permanent Transit: Discourses and Maps of the Intercultural Experience

The book, edited by Clara Sarmento, with Sara Brusaca and Silvia Sousa, builds interdisciplinary approaches to the study of migrations, traffics, globalisation, communication, regulations, arts, literature, and other intercultural processes, in the context of past and present times. >>>

16.   Measuring the Economic Contribution of Cultural Industries

This study provides an overview of current methods for measuring the contribution of cultural industries in today's economy. The material presented in the study will serve to support the development of a methodological handbook on measuring the contribution of the culture sector. >>>

17.   Striking the Right Balance Between Access, Fair Remuneration and Authors' Rights

Authors' rights are at the heart of current European Union policy debates, due to the growing variety of emerging business and access models and forthcoming initiatives in the digital environments, making it crucial for writers and literary translators to engage in a direct dialogue with politicians who are very active in the European Parliament's legislative processes, addressing authors' rights in the contexts of legal and societal challenges and opportunities. >>>

18.   Curtain Up! Learning on European Stages: A Manual on Program Management

The manual Curtain Up! Learning on European Stages compiles the experiences from ten eventful years of managing two international qualification programmes in the cultural field, with the goal of making this knowledge available to colleagues and making the experiences accessible in fields beyond the scope of these specific programmes. >>>

19.   Redefining and Combating Poverty: Human Rights, Democracy and Common Goods in Today's Europe

As we are at a point in history where economic inequalities are increasingly widespread, the economic and financial crisis could present a good opportunity to rethink the economic and social system as a whole. The Council of Europe is following this publication up in the framework of the project Human Rights of People Experiencing Poverty, co-financed by the European Commission. >>>

20.   Understanding the Music Industries

Understanding the Music Industries is an invaluable book for anyone who wants to know how the modern music industry works. It is a must-have primer for understanding and getting ahead in the music industries, and essential reading for students of popular music in media studies, sociology and musicology. >>>

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