2017 ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture Ceremony
May
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

2017 ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture Ceremony

On Europe Day (9 May) the European Cultural Foundation will present four outstanding laureates with the 2017 ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture: writer and journalist Aslı Erdoğan (Istanbul), writer and scholar Navid Kermani (Cologne), musician Luc Mishalle (Brussels), and visual artist Marina Naprushkina (Berlin).

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CANCELLED - Conflicting Memories: Ukraine
Feb
16
8:00pm 8:00pm

CANCELLED - Conflicting Memories: Ukraine

Ivan Krastev (Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia) and Vasyl Cherepanyn (Visual Culture Research Centre, Kyiv - Laureate of the 2015 ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture), will be back at Castrum Peregrini in Amsterdam to follow up the initial discussion they had here in February 2015, looking at the Ukrainian conflict from a cultural perspective.  At that time, the images of the Maidan clashes were still fresh in mind. What has happened since, what is the perspective for Ukrainian identity internally and internationally at the moment? On 16 February 2017, they will be joined by Fleur de Weerd, journalist and former correspondent in Ukraine

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Call for applications: Global Cultural Leadership Programme
Feb
13
to Mar 25

Call for applications: Global Cultural Leadership Programme

After an inspirational pilot edition in Malta in October 2016, the second edition of the Cultural Diplomacy Platform's Global Cultural Leadership Programme will take place on 19-23 June 2017 in Athens.The programme is designed to support young practitioners from all over the world with acquiring new skills in the field of cultural leadership and international cultural collaboration. Apply now. Deadline is 25 March.    

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9th ENCATC Young Researchers' Forum
Dec
16
9:45am 9:45am

9th ENCATC Young Researchers' Forum

For its 9th edition, the Forum will focus on MENA region - Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. It will also experiment for the first time a new format that we believe will give a unique opportunity to the invited researchers to enhance their own skills by being challenged by experienced researchers, academics and practitioners and at the same time gain visibility in an international context.

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European Commons Assembly
Nov
16
2:30pm 2:30pm

European Commons Assembly

ECF is delighted to support the European Commons Assembly, together with the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation and Lunt Foundation. This event is to gain visibility and credibility for the commons movement, make concrete legislative and funding proposals and promote direct democratic participation in EU institutions. Some of our Connected Action for the Commons hubs, as well as R&D grantees, will join the assembly, which will be documented by our partner ZEMOS98.

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The 27th European Meeting of Cultural Journals
Nov
4
to Nov 6

The 27th European Meeting of Cultural Journals

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We are very happy to contribute to the 27th European Meeting of Cultural Magazines in Gdansk. The programme focuses on issues of solidarity, questions of inequality, grass-roots mobilization and commons. ECF initiated Connected Action for the Commons network will be present. We will screen some Doc Next Network films and the Commonspoly tool will be on spot.

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How does Culture Impact Democracy? Launch Event for the Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD)
Oct
14
10:30am10:30am

How does Culture Impact Democracy? Launch Event for the Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD)

The Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD), which is an innovative tool to assess and optimise cultural policies using reliable data and an online application, will be presented at a launch event at Hotel Bloom in Brussels on 14 October 2016. The IFCD tool has been developed by the Council of Europe in collaboration with the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin) and ECF. 

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Read My World Festival: Literature and Politics
Oct
7
5:30pm 5:30pm

Read My World Festival: Literature and Politics

We are very happy to support this event part of the Read My World Festival, taking place from 6 to 8 October in Amsterdam. In a public talk Ja Kapela of ECF's Connected Action for the Commons hub Krytyka Polityzcna Poland and Anna Kravets of Krytyka Polityzcna Ukraine will discuss the questions around literature and politics with writers Olga Tokarczuk and Andrey Kurkov whom both lived through various political regimes in their countries.

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Deadline extended! Call for Participants: Global Cultural Leadership Programme
Jun
28
to Aug 7

Deadline extended! Call for Participants: Global Cultural Leadership Programme

Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills in an international working context? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed for you. ECF is part of the consortium to support the implementation of the Cultural Diplomacy Platform, organising this Global Cultural Leadership programme. The Platform aims to carry out activities in order to enhance the EU’s cultural engagement with third countries and their citizens.

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Boekmanlezing: De culturele dimensie in de stad van de toekomst
Jun
23
3:30pm 3:30pm

Boekmanlezing: De culturele dimensie in de stad van de toekomst

Cultural Dimension in the City of the Future: a debate and lecture with Hans Mommaas, Karolina Spaic (ZID Theater), Kristian Koreman (Bureau ZUS, Zones Urbaines Sensibles) and Kajsa Ollongren (alderman  Amsterdam Municipality, a.o. for Economy and Culture). Please note that this event is in Dutch. 

 

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CitizensLab Kick-off meeting
Jun
23
to Jun 26

CitizensLab Kick-off meeting

The first CitizensLab meeting will take place in Berlin on 23-26 June 2016. ECF is one of the partners of this project creating the opportunity for local actors of change to create a new European network. The aim is to strengthen and connect active citizens from all sectors that are passionate about their local community. They engage in finding innovative solutions to challenges in their neighbourhoods – be it as volunteers or in their jobs.

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