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The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Eligible activities include hosting panel discussions, traveling to conferences, participating in policy debates, and promoting fellows' ideas in public venues. Deadlines: 1 August 2013 and 1 February 2014.
Autour du Cinéma is currently looking for partners and screenplay ideas to continue developing its CIRCUIT Cinéma project, a new concept of travelling film workshops which tour Cameroon and the following countries that have partnered with the Champagne-Ardenne region: Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Russia, Mexico, Benin and Togo.
The Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes and the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) are pleased to advise that some assistance will be available to enable delegates from developing countries to attend the 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture (Santiago, Chile, 13-16 January 2014). Deadline on 7 June.
Séminaire régional de formation d’entrepreneurs culturels en gestion d’entreprise, élaboration et financement de projets - Niger
Cette formation organisée par l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie est destinée aux entrepreneurs culturels des filières du livre, de la musique, des arts du spectacle, du cinéma et de l’audiovisuel de certains pays africains. L’OIF sélectionnera, sur dossier, une vingtaine de candidats dont elle prendra en charge les frais de participation. Retrouvez la liste et toutes les info ! Date limite : 31 mai.
The Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean call the 6th edition of the international competition of short stories and tales "A Sea of Words", aimed at young people from the 42 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area. Invitation of the winners to the awarding ceremony in Barcelona as well as to a programme of debates and cultural events. Deadline on 25 May!
The competition organised by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) is open to the wider public as well as to artists, illustrators and graphic designers. The authors/designers of the two winning posters will be invited to attend an AFAC-event. Deadline for applications on 31 May!
The University of Vechta has a vacancy for the Höffmann Lectureship for Intercultural Competence for the period 01.10.2013 -- 30.09.2014. The lectureship is financed by a fellowship that will permit a post-doctoral academic from an African university or research institute (Sub-Saharan Africa) to carry out teaching and research at the University of Vechta. Deadline for applications is 31 May.
Commissioned by international arts organisation The South Project, Mapping South: Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations is a publication celebrating 10 years of cultural exchange and dialogue between arts practitioners from countries of the southern hemisphere.
This project fund finances artistic projects that focus on research on societal issues, facilitating relationships and the development of new perspectives on social, economic and/or climate issues. Applications throughout the year for organisations from Asia, Latin America and Africa.
Since the end of 2012, a programme of common residencies in the 11 venues of the Institut Français of Morocco allows to welcome French speaking artists from Morocco, France and elsewhere in Europe and in the world. Extended deadline till 24 May 2013!
The International Fund for Cultural Diversity aims to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing and least-developed countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention. The deadline for applications is on 30 June 2013.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Korea (MCST) Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) is implementing the CPI (Cultural Partnership Initiative) in order to prepare a foundation of mutual development through cultural interchange between Korea and Asia, South America, Africa, and East Europe. Applicants must specialists in the field of culture, aged 25-45, from Asia or Africa. Travel costs paid.
CKU supports cultural exchange projects with the purpose of presenting the culture of developing countries in Denmark and strengthening the cultural sectors of developing countries. Closing dates for applications: 15th January,15th May, 15 September.
In this portal the focus is on tangible and intangible heritage through museums and the performing arts in or in relation to developing countries. It includes themes such as cultural partnerships between north and south, museum development in developing countries, cultural emergency response, theatre exchanges, performing arts and theatre for development. Furthermore, also resources on national, regional and global cultural policies are selected since they may provide background information on these themes.
The Prince Claus Ticket Grant supports cross-cultural exchange between artists and cultural practitioners in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. The Ticket Grant specifically covers the cost of tickets for travel (e.g. plane or train tickets).