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Thank you for your interest in ECF's publications. You can order a hard copy of one of our many books by filling in the form below.
To see the wide range of our publications, visit our BOOKS overview page or consult our bibliography. Not all books are available for order at ECF, we advise you to browse through our online Library and see how to order books that are sold by our partners. Also note that most of these books are available for download in our Library.
Overview of our Books
'Courageous Citizens' was published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture. The book contains inspiring examples of artists and artists initiatives that have made a difference in their community (local, national and supra-national), texts by visionary thinkers, artists and writers and shows how ‘courageous citizens’ have contributed to positive social change in these fields.
This book explores the concept of the Idea Camp and the communities it has brought together.
A book exploring how arts and culture can offer the building blocks for a strong civil domain.
We are happy to have supported this publication by Culture Action Europe: Polis and the people: Looking into the future of urban cultural policies, which explores the current status of cultural policy at a local level and the challenges that lay ahead.
ECF is delighted to announce the publication of Governing Heritage Dissonance: Promises and Realities of Selected Cultural Policies – a pioneering study by Višnja Kisić, winner of the 2013 Cultural Policy Research Award (CPRA).
What are the characteristics of European culture and identity? In which way can culture contribute to the current crisis of meaning within the EU and Europe? And should we return to the discourse of culture and historical experience in order to find a common ground for Europe? In the run-up to the European Culture Forum, we have been supporting our partners De Balie and Dutch Culture in publishing the anthology Re:Thinking Europe, on these urgent questions.
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.
Published in the frame of ECF's Idea Camp 2015, Build the City: perspectives on commons and culture rediscovers, reframes and reconsiders previously published historical, artistic, participatory and theoretical perspectives on the subject by a wide variety of authors from different geographical and professional backgrounds.
Europe: Closed Doors or Open Arms? The Culture Report/EUNIC Yearbook 2014/2015 discusses migration into Europe, inviting a string of renowned scholars, authors and writers, including Umberto Eco, Francis Fukuyama, Bassam Tibi, Zygmunt Baumann, Richard Sennett, Slavenka Drakulić, Claus Leggewie and Mely Kiyak, to share their views.
The book No Culture, No Europe: On the Foundations of Politics, edited by Pascal Gielen brings together contributions by an interdisciplinary group of theorists and scientists who argue that the European Union’s lack of attention towards culture is the main cause of the today’s political and economic crises.