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Networks – The Evolving Aspects of Culture in the 21st Century

Zagreb, Croatia, 13-15 November 2009

Final Conference Programme

Friday, 13 November 2009

9:00 am – 10:00 am Registration

10:00 am – 10:30 am Opening of the Conference

Welcoming Speeches by the Representatives of:

  • UNESCO Bresce, Mr Matteo Rosati
  • The Council of Europe, Mr Robert Palmer
  • Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Ms Nina Obuljen
  • Institute for International Relations, Ms Sanja Tišma
  • City Council of Zagreb, Mr. Boris Šprem

10:30 am SESSION 1: Twenty Years of Cultural Networking

Session moderator: Biserka Cvjetičanin, Culturelink/IMO, Croatia

  • Mate Kovacs,OCPA, Hungary
    Short history of Culturelink Network from UNESCO's perspective
  • Kwon Huh, APRCCN / UNESCO Korea, South Korea
    Overview of Asia-Pacific Regional Centre of the Culturelink Network's (APRCCN) History and its Regional Role for Cultural Development
  • Paul van Paaschen, HIVOS, The Netherlands
    What Cultural Network Works? - An evaluation from a donor's perspective

11:15 am - 11:40 am Coffee Break

  • Sarah Gardner, IFACCA, Australia
    Network sustainability and institutional change: Balancing resources, capabilities and performance
  • Nadezhda Dimitrova Savova, International Council for Cultural Centers (I3C), Bulgaria
    The Impact of the Global Network of Community Cultural Centers dedicated to Voluntary Arts for Social Change
  • Kathrin Deventer, European Festival Association, Belgium
    (Net)working networks and networked networks: Between participatory inclusion and authoritative political advocacy and action

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Discussion

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Lunch

3:00 pm SESSION 2: Effects of ICT and Digital Culture on Networking Dynamics

Session moderator: Aleksandra Uzelac, Culturelink/IMO, Croatia

  • Fritzie Brown, CEC ArtsLink, USA
    The Blog and the Shared Present
  • Jean Paul Fourmentraux,L'École des hautes études en sciences sociales-EHESS, France
    Innovative Artists: Transformations of Work and Arts organizations with ICT
  • Feđa Vukić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Virtual Museum of the Avant-garde art and the networking museology

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break

  • Michael Roach, EUCLID, England
    Web 2.0 and web 3.0; impacts on networking practices in culture
  • Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Web 2.0 Arte 2.0 - Participación e Interculturalidad
  • Luisa Gomez Martinez, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Cuestionando la Des-territorialización. Hiperterritorio y Dimensiones Imaginarias de la Espacialidad en Relación a las Nuevas Cartografías

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Discussion

5:45pm – 5:55 pm Additional Programme Presentation

  • Branka Cvjetičanin, Independent artist, Croatia
    From the nucleus to the fireworks

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Reception for the Conference Participants

Saturday, 14 November 2009

9:30 am SESSION 3: Cultural Networks and Cultural Policy

Session moderator: Nada Švob Đokić, Culturelink/IMO, Croatia

  • Colin Mercer, Freelance cultural policy expert, England
    Culturelinks: Cultural networks and cultural policy in the digital age
  • Raj Isar, The American University of Paris, France
    Cultural networks and cultural policy: Issues and imperatives
  • Lupwishi Mbuyamba, OCPA, Mozambique
    L'impact des réseaux dans la promotion des activités des partenaires
  • Karen Jeynes, PANSA, South Africa
    Third World Networks: The Democratisation of Culture

10:30 am – 10:50 am Coffee Break

  • Mike van Graan, ARTerial Network, South Africa
    Making sense of international cultural discourse for Africa: The role of the Arterial Network
  • Rasia Friedler, Latin American Network of Art for Social Transformation, Urugvay
    Arte participativo, resiliencia y transformación social
  • Jinsik Lee, Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, South Korea
    Asian Culture Complex: A Home for Asian Cultural Diversity
  • Julie Maniere, Independent Cultural Policy Researcher, France
    Réseaux culturels dans les Balkans: État des lieux d'une action essentielle mais fragile

11:50 am – 12:50 pm Discussion

12:50 pm – 2:15 pm Lunch

2:15 pm SESSION 4: Evolving Networking Culture

Session moderator: Joost Smiers, Utrecht School of the Arts, The Netherlands

  • Mary Ann DeVlieg, IETM, Belgium
  • Garry Neil, INCD, Canada
    The success of global NGOs around the UNESCO Cultural Diversity Convention: Harbinger of a broad movement, or the end of international cultural activism?
  • Philippe Teillet, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Grenoble, France
    La construction de réseaux dans les secteurs émergents : Entre lobbying et coalition de cause

3:00 pm – 3:25 pm Coffee Break

  • Cristina Farinha, Freelance researcher, Portugal
    Networks as Contemporary Diasporas: Artists in between individuality and the community in Europe
  • Ana Wortman, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Redes como práctica. Su impacto en las ciencias sociales y el desarrollo cultural en América Latina
  • Jean Pierre Deru, Association Marcel Hicter pour la Démocratie Culturelle, Belgium
    Evolution de la culture des réseaux

4:10 pm – 5:10 pm Discussion

5:15 pm Closing of the Conference

Sunday, 15 November 2009

10:30 am – 11:30 pm Walking Sightseeing Tour of Zagreb

The Conference Programme is supported by: UNESCO Bresce; HIVOS: The Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation; Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of The Republic of Croatia; Ministry of Culture of The Republic of Croatia; City of Zagreb; Ambassade de France en Croatie; Ambassade de Belgique à Zagreb; Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Zagreb; Austrian Cultural Forum

Contact: Conference Secretariat, Culturelink/IMO, P.O. Box 303, Vukotinovićeva 2, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia; tel.: +385-1-4877490;
fax: +385-1-4828361; e-mail: clinkconf@irmo.hr; http://www.culturelink.org/clinkconf.html


Hivos, the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation
Hivos, the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation

Ministry of Science, Education and Sports

Ministry of Culture
Ministry of Culture

French Embassy in Croatia
French Embassy in Croatia
Dutch Embassy in Croatia
Dutch Embassy in Croatia
Wallonie-Bruxelles International
Wallonie-Bruxelles International
Zagreb City Council
Zagreb City Council, Zagreb City Office for Education, Culture and Sports