News from the life of the UNESCO Chair

  • Invitation to the 2nd workshop as part of the German UNESCO Chairs on March 7th 2024 in Berlin. Topic of the workshop: "Postcolonial teaching and research: What questions can we ask?". We kindly ask you to register by 11 January 2024 at kupo-team-3@uni-hildesheim.de.
     
  • On January 23rd 2024, Prof. Dr Julius Heinicke will present the keynote speech Strengthening cultural diversity in and through cultural educationat the online conference "'Promoting the diversity of cultural expressions'. Recognising and strengthening multi-perspective approaches“, organized by Programmbegleitende Qualitätsentwicklung (PROQUA) und „Kultur macht stark. Bündnisse für Bildung“.
     
  • With the Road to 2030 Research Camp in Rabat and Casablanca, we celebrated the successful conclusion of the second cohort of the Masters of CulturalPolicies and Arts Management in the Arab region. (https://lnkd.in/ePsiqhHD)
    Thank you to the participating graduates and thank you for the great impulses, ideas and research, we learned a lot from you. We would also like to thank the participating colleagues Helena NassifMilena Dragicevic Sesic, Alice McGrath, Aleksandar BrkićSamar Kanafani, Amine Moumine, Bouziane AbdelmajidAlperen Kalay: It was exciting and inspiring to discuss with you the potentials and opportunities of cultural policy between sub-Saharan Africa, the Arab region and Europe. We look forward to further inspiring projects with all of you. Cultural policy cooperation between these regions is so crucial for the future. 

     
  • Job advertisement: Scientific. Employee (up to 75%) from January 1st, 2024 to December 31st, 2026 in the research project “Cultural Self-Sufficiency: The Right of Young People to Cultural (Self-)Education”. The BMBF project is carried out by the Institute for Cultural Policy together with the Institute for Social and Organizational Education and examines the practice of cultural self-sufficiency among young people based on different cultural locations (e.g. city library, district (center), residential education facility).
     
  • September 20, 2023: Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke gives the keynote speech "Transcendence instead of transformation? Impulses from Southern Africa and global perspectives for cultural education in rural areas" at the conference on cultural education in rural areas "RESEARCH RESULTS AND CULTURAL WORK AS AN ANSWER TO THE CHALLENGES OF OUR TIME" at the University of Leipzig
     
  • May 2023: Contribution to the “Consultation of UNESCO Chairs and Category II Centers on the implementation of the United Nations' 76/214 Resolution on Culture and Sustainable Development”.
     
  • Prof. Dr. Dora Edu-Buandoh from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana will give a lecture on "Cultural Policy in Ghana" in the seminar "Current Challenges of Foreign Cultural and Educational Policy: Diversity, Transformation and Sustainability" by Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke on 26 April 2023.
     
  • From 26th to 30th April, the Second Workshop of the Alumni research network „Co-Creating Avenues for Culture and Sustainable Development“ took place at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The 13 participants from the SDG Graduate School Performing Sustainabilty were invited to an advanced Training Workshop beforehand at the UNESCO Chair in Hildesheim, starting on April 22nd.
     
  • In the summer semester 2023, the interdisciplinary lecture and discussion series "Postcolonial Perspectives - Colonial Continuities" will take place in cooperation with the UNESCO Chair. Dates and further information can be found here. Dates and further information can be found here.
     
  • Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke and Prof. Dr. Silja Klepp, UNESCO Chair for Integrated Marine Research are organising the workshop "Postcolonial Teaching and Research" in cooperation with the German UNESCO Commission in Bonn on 16 March 2023.
     
  • Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke will give a technical presentation on the focus "Strengthening human rights and sustaining cultural diversity in and across education systems" at the UNESCO Regional Consultations on 31 January 2023. “For the preparation of the revised UNESCO global Framework for Culture and Arts Education, the Organization is conducting an inclusive and participatory consultation among a variety of stakeholders, including Member States, UNESCO Chairs and partner networks and non-governmental organizations, regional organizations, local governments, cultural institutions, culture and arts education teachers, individual experts, and youth.”
  • Genshagen Talks Wednesday, 18 January, 12.30-13.30 online zoom webinar
    Culture between transformation and crisis - An exchange on cultural policy in Germany and France
    Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke, Institute for Cultural Policy at the University of Hildesheim, and Vincent Guillon, Co-Director of the Observatory for Cultural Policy, Grenoble, discuss the current situation of culture in Germany and France from a cultural policy perspective. Further information can be found here.

  • Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke discusses "What do diversity and feminism mean for foreign cultural and educational policy - and how can success be measured?" at the Open Society Foundations on 21 October 2022. Further information can be found here.
     
  • The first meeting of the European research project "IN SITU: Place-based innovation of cultural and creative industries in non-urban areas" will take place on 11 and 12 October at the University of the Azores. Further information can be found here.
     
  • Cultural Policy Salon on the topic of "Cultural Policy as Peace Policy" on 7 October at 5 pm in Berlin. All information about the event can be found here.
     
  • Goethe-Institut fears closures. Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke in conversation with Nicole Dittmer on Deutschlandfunk Kultur. You can find the interview here.
     
  • Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke will give a lecture on "Culture in development cooperation - a critical reflection" on 14 September 2022 at the workshop organised by Culture Concepts, Justin O'Connor and Avril Joffe "Re-imagining Cultural Policy. A workshop from a global perspective" organised by Culture Concepts. The workshop in Berlin is part of a series of events in Berlin, Brussels and Antwerp between the project partners. All events are based on personal invitation. In the course of September 2022, we aim to organise a series of seminars to address current challenges and rethink the current position of culture in sustainable development and in public policy per se. This is particularly linked to the preparations for Mondiacult/Mexico at the end of September 2022 and to the ongoing discussions on the new EU Work Plan for Culture 2023-27.
     
  • The UNESCO Chair of Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development is a consortium partner in a new European project on cultural and creative industries in non-urban areas of the EU. The press release with all information can be found here.
     
  • Keynote speech on "Racism and culture". Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke at the conference of the Initiative of Cultural Integration " With solidarity against racism" in Berlin on 2 June 2022. Further information can be found here.
     
  • Interview with Susanne Keuchel and Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke on the topic of culture in dm Magazin-Alverde, April 2022.
     
  • "Ivory tower or culture for all" Keynote by Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke during the "Days for Participation and Theatre: Common Place", 10 March, 7 pm. Further information can be found here.
     
  • Culture as a sustainable goal? The "Magazin für Kulturelle Bildung: KuBi" has published an article by Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke: "Culture as a Sustainable Development Goal? The assets of cultural education and the mandate of cultural policy for a responsible world (citizenship)". You can find the magazine here.
     
  • On Wednesday, 27 October 2021, the inaugural lecture of Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke took place, complemented by the symposium insideout. The video of the inaugural lecture and further information can be found here.
     
  • A discussion on a cultural law in Lower Saxony took place on 18 October 2021 at 6 pm, with Prof. Dr Julius Heinicke. More information about the event can be found here and here.
     
  • The UNESCO Chair is launching a series of lectures with documenta fifteen. It is jointly curated by Prof. Dr Julius Heinicke, Ernst Wagner from the Academy of Fine Arts Munich and Susanne Hesse-Badibanga, Head of the Education Department at documenta. The first lecture in the series will take place on 30 September 2021, 12 pm, with Prof. Dr Antje Budde from the University of Toronto. She will give a lecture on the topic: Learning. Pleasure. Agency. Notes on A/I (artistic intelligence) and digital dramaturgy as experimental performance. More information here.
     
  • On 25 August 2021, the German UNESCO Commission celebrated its 70th birthday at the Kunsthalle in Bonn. In the anniversary yearbook, Prof Dr Julius Heinicke Fanswers questions about his position: "Cultural policy will play a key role in negotiating diversity in the future."
     
  • "Failure is part of art": Julius Heinicke and Lisa Hirn in conversation for the magazine enorm(July 2021).
     
  • Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke will moderate the session "Bitter Negotiation: Framework conditions of the foreign cultural and education policy spaces for negotiating diversity" at the Foreign Ministry's Barcamp: Moving Peoplearcamp on 7 June 2021.
     
  • Discussion on Art, Culture and Cultural Entrepreneurship at the Regional Growth Conference in Patras, Greece with Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke, Friday, 4th June 2021.
     
  • "Protection and promotion of the freedom of expression of artists. From refuge abroad to the option of remaining in the region", keynote by Dr. Daniel Gad at the conference ART AND HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, May 20-21, 2021, Lisbon https://artandhumanrightsconference.weebly.com/.
     
  • Article on the debate about artistic freedom and the protection of artists from repression for part 5 of the web talks of the Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft: https://kupoge.de/the-state-of-artistic-freedom-in-english/, to be viewed retrospectively at https://youtu.be/dqHO-9aL6ww.
     
  • International cultural policy meets digitality. An irritation to ask questions. Vol. 1: "Extremely loud and incredibly close. Explorations in the experiential space of a new here and now". Part 1 of a five-part series of events organised by the Federal Foreign Ministry, with the participation of UNESCO Chairholder Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke and the Institute for Cultural Policy.
     
  • Kamogawa Talk, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Kyoto: Dr. Satomi Hiyama and Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke in conversation online.
     
  • Neue Publikation: Heinicke, Julius/Lohbeck, Katrin: Elfenbeinturm oder Kultur für alle? Kulturpolitische Perspektiven und künstlerische Formate zwischen Kulturinstitutionen und Kultureller Bildung, München: Kopaed, 2020.
  • „Lumbung und die Kunst: Paradigmenwechsel in der Kulturpolitik“, Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke im Rahmen des Kolloquium Fundamentale des Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Aufnahme des Vortrags vom 26.11.2020.
  • „Kultur und Politik in Südafrika“,  Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke im Rahmen der Ringvorlesung „Nonprofit Organisationen und nachhaltige Regionalentwicklung“ am Umweltcampus Birkenfeld. Aufnahme des Vortrags vom 28.10.2020.
  • Online Debatte ResiliArts der Deutschen UNESCO-Kommission 
  • Auch die leisen Stimmen hören“, Interview mit Julius Heinicke auf Deutschlandfunk 
  • ARTS RIGHTS JUSTICE LIBRARY:  eine Online-Bibliothek zur Kunstfreiheit
  • „Donko ni Maaya – Krisenprävention und Stärkung der sozialen Kohäsion durch die Förderung des malischen Kultursektors“ in Bamako (Mali) mit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • SDG Graduate School "Performing Sustainability. Cultures and Development in West-Africa" zusammen mit dem Center for World Music der Universität Hildesheim
  • jetztinzukunft.de, Forschung zur Nachhaltigkeitskultur
  • UNESCO-Lehrstühle in Deutschland, Teil 2: Kulturpolitik an der Universität Hildesheim, Audiobeitrag auf Deutschlandfunk
  • Freie Kunst! Für und von Menschen und Robotern, Audiobeitrag auf Kölncampus, Frührausch
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