A true civic-philanthropic collaboration… Is it that difficult to imagine?Read More
On 15 November, the European Commission published the communication Strengthening European Identity through Education and Culture to contribute to the European leaders meeting in Gothenburg. Finally, education and culture have become part of the EU social agenda.Read More
We are deeply saddened and extremely worried about the recent developments around the arrest of our colleague and friend Osman Kavala, chairman of Anadolu Kültür in Istanbul.Read More
For more than a decade, ECF has been advocating to put culture at the heart of the EU's strategy fir international external relations.Read More
How ECF's work relates to the plans of the European Commission as announced in the State of the Union Address 2017.Read More
Katherine Watson, director of ECF, has been appointed as the first ‘Cultural Leader in Residence’ at the University of Groningen. Watson will be the figurehead of a new two-year Research Master's degree programme in Cultural Leadership at the Faculty of Arts.
Katherine Watson did open the academic year for the Faculty of Arts on Tuesday 5 September 2017 by delivering the Arts Lecture. Previous speakers include Ronald Giphart, Femke Halsema, Wim Pijbes and Ramsey Nasr, who spoke about the importance of the Arts (language, art, literature, media, history, art history, archaeology and communication) in society.
A collection of interviews and reflection on Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art's first edition of Across the Board.Read More
This report presents the reflections and findings of a group of young professionals and students – the Danube Foundation – who have been in search for shared stories of Europe. Their projectUtopia: European Vistas has been supported by ECF.Read More
Als er een Europa aan de horizon verschijnt, welk en wiens Europa is dit? In het voorjaar van 2011 nodigden ECF en Academisch-cultureel centrum SPUI25 een tiental schrijvers en denkers uit Europa en daarbuiten uit om hierover te praten.Read More
Protesting is considered a very European thing to do. … But European strikes are almost always about money. … But meanwhile in a little known corner of Europe there is a less mercenary struggle taking place – one that is closer to the spirit of Tahrir Square than Syntagma Square.Read More
Read two reports from Bas Snelders: Not the Art of the State but a State of the Art, and a research report tracing new narratives for Europe emerging in the ECF 2008 grants applications.Read More
A Constructive View with Erasmus Mundus as a ConsiderationRead More