European Commission - 7th Framework Programme European Museums and Libraries in/of the age of migrations Saturday 4 July 2015


Research Field 03 - Network of Museums, Libraries and Public Cultural Institutions

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Research Field 03 aimed at investigating, identifying and proposing innovative coordination strategies between European museums, libraries & other public cultural institutions around the themes of European cultural and scientific heritage, migration and integration, and ICT.

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  • ‘Culture on the Move. Migration, Living traditions and Cultural Heritage Protection’ conference, Brunel University, 29 May 2015 - 27 April 2015

    The Brunel Law School, in collaboration with the Brunel Human Rights Centre and the URC Human rights, Security and the Media, is inviting you to attend a Day Conference on Culture on the Move: Migration & Cultural Heritage’ which will take place at Brunel University campus (Hamilton centre), UK on the 29 May 2015. The Conference is exploring the links between migration, cultural heritage and living traditions –particularly artistic expressions, music, oral traditions, religion & folklore, cuisine, and other forms of tangible and intangible heritage. It is organized by the Brunel Law School (Dr Eleni Polymenopoulou), in collaboration with the Brunel Human Rights Centre, the URC Human rights, Security and the Media, and sponsored by Brunel University London (Seminar Series Award (2014-2015). Conference poster: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0016/410218/Culture_conf_29-May-Poster.pdf For further info visit: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/bls/research/events/hrc-human-rights-centre/ne_409449/_nocache To register for this event, contact eleni.polymenopoulou@brunel.ac.uk or register online –online registration now available here: https://webapps.brunel.ac.uk/apps/event/UI/pages/online-payment.aspx?sysSection=3&event=S9NJUKG+iqQ=

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  • MeLa RF03 book: ‘Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe’ - 10 March 2015

    MeLa Research Field 03 is delighted to announce the publication of ‘Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage. Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe’, written by Perla Innocenti and published by Ashgate. This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid models of cultural identity, citizenship and national belonging, the study also sets out to answer the questions ‘how’. How can cultural institutions leverage the power of cross-border networks in a contested place such as Europe today? How could they elaborate approaches and strategies based on cultural practices? How can the actions of the European Commission and relevant cultural bodies be strengthened, adapted or extended to meet these goals?Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage [...] Read more