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Since 2000, we provide our international network for arts and business. The website and our newsletter became popular among professionals in the arts and the creative sector. With its global perspective, our network is a valuable resource for academics, students, researchers, regional and national authorities, business people and journalists. Please feel invited to browse through the various collections for articles and features on books, courses, conferences and web resources. Feel also invited to send us your feedback or contributions to make this independent network even better.

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Application for European Diploma in Cultural Project Management 2015/2016 opened

The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a pan-European training programme arising from the will to foster cultural diversity as well as transregional and transnational cultural exchanges. The programme streches over one year and enables participants to carry on with their professional activities. Next deadline for application is 15th January 2015.

Management Topic: Education & Development
Cultural Area: General
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Nov 18, 2014

Review on ICCPR 2014 - 8th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research

The cultural management students Rebecca Baasch and Svenja Reiner attended for us the International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR), which took place in Hildesheim, Germany from the 9th to the12th of September. In this article they describe their impressions as upcoming managers.  The congress, which has been held every two years since 1999, has the objective to establish an international network for researchers in the field of cultural policy.

Management Topic: Policy & Research
Cultural Area: General
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Nov 10, 2014

Call for Papers: Managing Space with Culture: Critical Approaches to the Use of Culture in Regional Governance

The 9th International Conference in Critical Management Studies „Is there an alternative? Management after critique“, University of Leicester, 8-10 July 2015, is looking for papers for its sub-stream „Managing Space with Culture: Critical Approaches to the Use of Culture in Regional Governance“. This stream will present a platform to highlight the interconnections between critical geographies and critical management studies to study regional governance/development issues. The aim will be to explore the ways in which culture is used within regional governance at local, national, and regional levels.

Management Topic: Policy & Research
Cultural Area: General
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Nov 13, 2014

Call for Papers for the International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management (AIMAC) 2015

The AIMAC association, Kedge Business School and the Aix-Marseille University are looking for submissions for the next International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management (AIMAC), which will take place from June 26th to July 1st at Aix-en-Provence, France. The deadline is Dezember 15th.

Management Topic: Policy & Research
Cultural Area: Public+Academic Sector
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Nov 06, 2014

ReThinking Management - ReManage Thinking

On the 16th and 17th October, the Karlshochschule International University held the conference ReThinking Management. For the organizers, modern management means building a bridge between economic theories and approaches from other academic fields.  The aim of the conference was to critically reflect on the Western capitalist view of good management with regard to new contexts and challenges- a noble endeavor that promises to offer a lot for cultural management.

Management Topic: Policy & Research
Cultural Area: Public+Academic Sector
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Nov 04, 2014

Citizen science and the cultural sector area - research and relationships

To be more open, creative, participative and to demonstrate the own value for society: Cultural practice and research have to deal with these challenges due to the impact of globalisation and digitalisation. One creative and innovative solution is Citizen Science. Wiebke Rettberg, project manager at the German platform Buerger schaffen Wissen, and Kristin Oswald, editorial staff at artsmanagement.net, offer an insight into successful examples of this form of involvement of driven laymen from international cultural institutions.

Management Topic: Policy & Research
Cultural Area: Public+Academic Sector
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Oct 20, 2014

Call for papers: Culture, market and society

The International Review of Social Research seeks for articles for the special issue of ‘Culture, market and society. Between marketization of culture and culturalization of market’ to be published in February 2015. This special issue of the International Review of Social Research addresses the scholars from these disciplines in particular, with no discrimination between different schools and approaches. It is intended to open the debate for interdisciplinary exchanges of ideas and to facilitate crossroads between different disciplines such as sociology, economy, cultural management and marketing, history, statistics, cultural studies, law studies etc.
 

Management Topic: Education & Development
Cultural Area: General
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Oct 10, 2014

Call for Proposals for MuseumNext 2015

MuseumNext is Europe’s major conference on the future of museums. The event brings together delegates from around the world to discuss ‘what’s next?’ for the museum sector. The 2015 edition of MuseumNext will take place in the Swiss city of Geneva between 19 – 21 April 2015. The international museum community is now invited to participate in the 2015 conference by proposing presentations, workshops or panel discussions on the subject of ‘What’s next for museums?’ MuseumNext is seeking excellent examples of today which shine a light on the museum of tomorrow.

Cross-sector partnership and creative collaboration. A case study

Factories by Vincent van GoghThe aim of this article by Branka Loncaric is to address the importance of cross-sector collaboration within the creative industry sector. The paper contains research results about collaboration among the tenants from two Amsterdam-based art factories and between management of the art factories and their tenants. It discusses cross-sector collaboration, the paradox of collaboration and how public has an impact on this. In the end the questions for further discussions are presented, as well as a conclusion that offers the solution for creating common and safe ground for collaboration.

Management Topic: Organisation & Leadership
Cultural Area: Creative Industries
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Oct 01, 2014

Preview: ReThinking Management 2014

ReThinking Management – with this claim the Karlshochschule International University is again hosting a conference on October 16th and 17th in Karlsruhe, Germany. Its aim is not merely to discuss new tools or strategies of classical management and economic approaches but rather to have a look at the impact of cultural turns. This includes the influence of concepts of the humanities and social sciences on an intercultural and interdisciplinary management theory and practice – especially in the field of arts and culture.

Management Topic: Organisation & Leadership
Cultural Area: General
Submitted by editor-in-chief on Sep 24, 2014
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