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Cultural Fieldworks for Sustainability

Arts and Culture in Paris during the COP21

Alongside the 21st UN Climate Conference, COP21, in Paris, several programs involving the arts and culture are going on now. See for example (not an exhaustive list): ARTCOP21: a program of events, artistic interventions, conferences, etc. See http://www.artcop21.com As part of ARTCOP21, will also take place a “Professional Workshop” with 150 invited participants from the […]

Report and Resources – GALA Workshop on green issues for the sustainable support of cultural mobility, Berlin (Germany), 12-13 March 2014

Julie’s Bicycle and DutchCulture ¦ TransArtists have developed a partnership dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability and how that can be challenged in practical, ethical, and artistic ways, across arts’ and cultural communities across Europe. Based on the concept of a ‘knowledge alliance’ they  have been building a collaborative project with cultural organizations and artists all over Europe and Georgia. […]

Luxembourg: Environmental charter used as kickstarter

Inspirational: This is what a cultural institution’s environmental charter looks like: Reposted from Culture|Futures. In recent years, the cultural institution and concert-venue Kulturfabrik in Luxembourg has devoted itself to reflecting on sustainable development and a continuous improvement of the institution’s practices for the purpose of minimising its impact on the environment. A place to find […]

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The 8th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR)

The 8th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research will take place in Hildesheim, Germany, from September 9th to 12th, and in Berlin, from September 12th to 13th, 2014. ICCPR2014 aims to provide a space for exploring cultural policies, their meanings, roles and impact in an interdisciplinary and international environment. This exploration is not restricted to […]

Culture and Sustainability

15-17 May 2013, international Congress “Culture : Key to Sustainable Development”, Hangzhou, China This International Congress was the first forum specifically focusing on the link between culture and sustainable development, discussing on the role of culture in sustainable development in view of the post-2015 development framework, with participation of the global community and the major international […]

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Seminar : “Cities, culture and future”

September 2-6, 2013, in Buenos Aires, Argentina The city of Buenos Aires, co-president of the Committee on culture of UCLG, organises an international seminar to discuss and to update the conceptual bases of our work. The seminar considers the current contents of Agenda 21 for culture, and will analyse the challenges laid out by the […]

International Conference: SUSTAINABILITY AND CULTURE / Sustainable Cultural Management

Organized by the Goethe Institut Thessaloniki, the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Greece and the European theatre network Mitos21, this International Conference will take place on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th April 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece, at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall (“Maurice Saltiel” conference room). The conference will discuss “innovative interventions implemented in recent years in the […]

Culture and Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region – a seminar at the Nordic Council of Ministers

Venue: Nordic Council of Ministers, Ved Straden 18, 1061 Copenhagen, Denmark – Date: April 29th 2013 The event is organized in cooperation between the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Ministries of Culture in Schleswig-Holstein and Poland. In connection with this seminar,  the report  “Culture and Sustainability in the Baltic Sea Region – 8 findings, […]

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Two essays published at the Heinrich Boell Foundation

In parallel to the “Radius of Art” conference, the Heinrich Boell Foundation published 2 essays dealing with art and cultural transformations toward sustainability. Both essays can be obtained (in print versions) from the foundation and (in electronic PDF versions) from the website of the foundation: – Sacha Kagan. Toward Global (Environ)Mental Change: Transformative Art and […]