Since our beginnings in the 1950s, ECF has been pursuing the idea of a Europe that goes beyond historical, cultural and political borders and proposes new ways of doing things. The Europe ECF imagines extends well beyond the EU, embracing the countries that touch our borders to the east and to the south. These guiding principles run through the pages of our new publication Another Europe, which brings together a treasure trove of insights and experiences from partners and participants working with us in the European Neighbourhood over the past 15 years.Read More
Arts Management in Turbulent Times - Adaptable Quality Management, written by Milena Dragicevic Šesic and Sanjin Dragojevica, is a practical guide on Arts Management in regions in transition. Published in 2005, it is an important source for arts managers, cultural operators, cultural policy makers and others working in the field.Read More
This publication pulls together new methodological tools and diverse practical experiences from civic participation in local cultural policy development from across Turkey.Read More
This publication provides an introduction to the realities of public cultural administration and policymaking. A pioneering tool for policymakers and practitioners, both in the region and in the West.Read More
The Lviv Cultural Map publication (PDF) is the result of a year-long mapping process in Lviv, carried out by the ECF and Centre for Cultural Management, during 2008. Read all about who's who in Lviv’s cultural sector.
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.
Visions of Cultural Policy in the Kaliningrad Region, published by Tranzit (Agency for the Support of Cultural Initiatives), Kaliningrad and the Kaliningrad branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in 2006. Download here.
On the Road to a Cultural Policy for Europe argues for the urgency of making culture the basis of European integration and stimulating genuine cross-border cultural cooperation.Read More