2010 ECF Princess Margriet Award publication

Featuring laureates Borka Pavicevic, dramaturge and director of Belgrade’s Centre for Cultural Decontamination and the experimental theatre-maker Stefan Kaegi, the 2010 Princess Margriet Routes Award publication is available here.

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Local Cultural Policies Handbook – Steps, Tools and Case studies

This publication pulls together new methodological tools and diverse practical experiences from civic participation in local cultural policy development from across Turkey. 

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Managing Diversity? Art and [The Art Of] Organisational Change

Managing Diversity? Art and [The Art Of] Organisational Change by ECF explores the complexity of managing diversity through essays and stories by practitioners in the arts and cultural field. Neither Here or There explores diversity through art - through the eye of Ahmet Polat who focuses on photographing diversity in society. This compilation of two books is a co-production of the ECF, Ahmet Polat (Fatush Productions) and publishing house Mets & Schilt Publishers, 2008. If you like to obtain a copy of this publication, please contact Lise Mathol, lmathol[@]eurocult.org

Diversities in Perspective

Diversities in Perspective, essays written by Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes with the ECF, (2007/2008). These essays give a reflection on cultural cooperation between the EU and its neighbouring regions. The collection of essays is available for download in English and French.

Guide to Citizen Participation in Local Cultural Policy Development for European Cities

Guide to Citizen Participation in Local Cultural Policy Development for European Cities, by Jordi Pascual and Sanijn Dragojevic, published by Interarts Foundation (Barcelona), ECUMEST Association (Bucharest) and ECF in 2007.

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A Cultural Dimension to the EU’s External Policies - from Policy Statements to Practice and Potential

This is the second part of a preliminary examination to ascertain whether there is sufficient interest in Member States, and if the preconditions exist, for the development of a coherent cultural dimension to EU external policies. It builds on an initial literature and web based survey conducted by the Boekman Foundation. Its tasks has been to verify whether the reasonably encouraging findings that emerged from the first study were true in practice, by interrogating stakeholders in six diverse EU counties: Denmark, France, Latvia, Poland, Portugal and the UK.

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A Cultural Component as an Integral Part of the EU’s Foreign Policy?

The goal of this survey has been to collect and examine documents on the external cooperation policies of the European Union and its MemberStates with third countries in the field of culture. This has been done in order to assess the degree to which EU Member States support the strengthening of the cultural components of the EU’s external relations and foreign policy.

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