What?

The conference aims to critically examine the current interests, relations, disputes and open questions about the importance of culture and its position in the context of contemporary European city.

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Why?

The aim of the conference is to contribute to the debate on the future of Europe through examination of benefits of cultural planning and development of cultural policy on municipal and regional level for sustainability and development.

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Who?

We invite the speakers who are theorists, cultural managers, cultural policy makers, artists and regional politicians from cities as Vienna, Prague, Brno, Plzen, Ljubljana, Riga, Kosice etc. to assess the examples of the city transformation resulting from the thorough cultural dialogue and planning.

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Venue

Pisztory Palace, 25 Štefánikova Street, Bratislava
1st floor
+421 917 600 472kulturnabratislava(at)gmail.com

Programme

The conference wil take place on 8th and 9th December 2015. Free lunch and coffee break on each day will be provided.
Day 1
08 Dec 2015

Opening

Conference will be opened by Deputy Head of the Mission Ms. Rannveig Skofteland on behalf of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bratislava together with the organisers of the event Bohdan...
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Bohdan Smieška
Slávo Krekovič

Bottom-Up vs. Top-Down Cultural Policies

Top-down or bottom-up? Managed culture vs. conditions management? Public sector’s asset to cultural development of cities. Is it the time for bottom-up policies and the necessity of networking of independent...
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Emina Višnić
Michal Hladký
Olga Škochová Bláhová
Simon Kardum
Simona Škarabelová
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Cultural City: Vision of Sustainability

How should the vision of cultural city look like and how to achieve its sustainability while including all types of partakers? Participatory cultural planning as a new method of policy-making,...
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Ivo Nesrovnal
Magda Vášáryová
Matěj Stropnický
Michal Hvorecký
Viktor Piorecký

Creative Europe

The issues of International Cultural Cooperation, cultural mobility and intercultural dialogue between different countries and their cities are being increasingly discussed nowadays. The dynamics of trans-national cooperation is leading to...
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Gernot Wolfram
Jiří Sulženko
Vesna Čopič
Zora Jaurová

PechaKucha Night Bratislava Vol. 32 / Visegrad Edition / Doers

The 32nd edition of PechaKucha Night Bratislava does not present artists and architects directly. On the other hand, it welcomes culture initiators, promoters and coordinators, i.e. people who are behind...
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Day 2
09 Dec 2015

Culture – city-forming element

What is the culture’s asset in the construction of identity, specific character and development of cities? What are the determining factors, what is the cultural and human potential and how...
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Elisabeth Leitner
Fedor Blaščák
Marcin Poprawski
Maroš Krivý

Final discussion and conclusion

Presentation of the conference outputs by the hosts of the individual panels. How should a European cultural city of 21st century look like? What are the upcoming challenges of the...
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Bohdan Smieška
Fedor Blaščák
Michal Hvorecký
Olga Škochová Bláhová
Zora Jaurová

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Conference
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Conference + PKN
21.00 EUR

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