Workshop, Presentation and Panel Discussion with Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison (Santa Cruz, CA) – Friday 01/06/2012, 2 pm – 7.30 pm in Lueneburg, Germany Workshop: 2 – 5 pm – Please register: info(at)kim-art.net Presentation and Panel Discussion: 6 pm s.t. Kunstraum of Leuphana University of Lueneburg – Scharnhorststrasse 1, Campus Hall 25, 21335… Continue reading Peninsula Europe: The Force Majeure
Call for participants – Tartu, Estonia, from 18 August to 1 September Deadline of the call: April 23rd already ! The 18th ASEF University (AU18), themed “Conscious Consumers for Environmental Sustainability”, will take place in Tartu, Estonia, from 18th August – 1st September. This two-week programme will gather up to 46 promising (under-) graduate students,… Continue reading 18th ASEF University on Sustainable Consumption
Call for participants 10th – 15th of September 2012, ufaFabrik, Berlin, Germany Deadline of the call: April 23rd already ! Within the framework of the Engine Room Europe project of the European network Trans Europe Halles, the German partner ufaFabrik Berlin, organises a week of seminar around the theme “Culture and sustainability”, and more specifically… Continue reading Engine Room Europe seminar “Creative Strategies of Sustainability”
Conference at the International Slavery Museum, Liverpool (UK), April 20-22, 2012 The history of transatlantic slavery is one of the most active and fruitful fields of historical research worldwide. As scholarship in this field is increasingly global, it opens up unique possibilities for international collaboration. More particularly, the most recent research which looks beyond the… Continue reading The Slave Business and Its Material and Moral Hinterlands in Continental Europe
Two months ago we published on our website a call for papers for the next conference of the Research Network Sociology of the Arts, at the European Sociological Association, which will take place in Vienna from 5 to 8 September 2012. The focus of the conference will be on artistic practices. The call for papers… Continue reading Extension of the Call for Papers – Sociology of the Arts – Artistic Practices
Orientation for Cultural Cooperation Between China and Europe Free download link at the end of this post ! As a result of the project EUROPE-CHINA CULTURAL COMPASS, a publication is now available, addressing the question of intercultural communication and cooperation. In the framework of an ongoing dialogue between China and Europe, the project was generated… Continue reading Publication: EUROPE-CHINA CULTURAL COMPASS
Arts. Environment. Sustainability. How can Culture Make a Difference? There is a growing awareness that culture and the arts can help dealing with global challenges by means of alternative, creative approaches to pressing problems. Therefore society as well as governmental stakeholders start to see culture as an important value for sustainable development, environment, education,… Continue reading ASEF: Publication of the Connect2Culture dossier
On the 16th of May 2011, in Berlin, Germany, a meeting will take place, bringing European scholars and professionals together to brainstorm and discuss culture, sustainability and the attributes, requirements and traits of the so called ECoC Cities (European Capitals of Culture).
Submission deadline: 15th of June. Conference date: September 16th to 17th in Naples, Italy Graduate students, recent Ph.D.s, and junior scholars from different fields focusing on any cultural and literary tradition are encouraged to apply. Papers should investigate critical methodologies (geocriticism, ecocriticism, geopoetics, etc.) and different approaches to the relationship between word and space.
READY TO CHANGE: An Experimental Forum on Culture and Social Innovation in Europe and in the Med Area An event organized in Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2–4 December 2010, within the framework of the Sostenuto project “Thinking culture as a factor of economic and social innovation” Direct link to the videos of the lectures and presentations held… Continue reading Lectures and presentations available on video