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Cultural Protection Fund invites Expressions of Interest in the Fund (small grants under £100k)

https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/cultural-protection-fund/apply/small-grants The Cultural Protection Fund has dedicated £30 million of funding between 2016 and 2020 to support cultural heritage at risk in the Middle East and North Africa. Visit the website for application deadlines and for information on how to apply. The Cultural Protection Fund is now supporting 32 projects to protect vital cultural heritage ...
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Identity in a Globalised World: Henry Arnhold Dresden Summer School 2018

Call for Applications HENRY ARNHOLD DRESDEN SUMMER SCHOOL 2018 Identity in a Globalised World, Dresden, 24 September – 2 October 2018 Technische Universität Dresden, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden, Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Application deadline: 21 May 2018 Fields: Archival and documentation studies, library and information science, ethnology, ...
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UK-China Connection Through Culture Grants 2018-19

https://chinanow.britishcouncil.cn/opportunities/uk-china-connection-through-cultural-grants/ Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK. China ...
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Interview with Ning Li, Deputy Director of the Collection Department, China Art Museum (CAM), Shanghai

Catherine McDermott talked to Ning Li, Deputy Director of the Collection Department, the China Art Museum, Shanghai (CAM) about future plans for the museum.   Would you tell ICOM UK members about CAM? CAM is the huge red pavilion building that has become a landmark in Shanghai and the city’s largest art ...
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Grants of up to 10,000 euros for European Heritage Stories Projects

During the course of the the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the European Heritage Days has launched the pilot initiative “European Heritage Stories”. The project aims to identify the European dimension of heritage sites and heritage work undertaken by the communities in Europe. The call for European Heritage Stories refers to ...
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Chinese culture ministry merger in the works in renewed overseas soft power push

This article first appeared in the South China Morning Post http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2136901/chinese-culture-ministry-merger-works-renewed-overseas China will merge two ministerial-level agencies into one overarching cultural body to try to boost its soft power and reverse setbacks in its international image abroad. The country’s media regulator – the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television – ...
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12 Best European Practices of Cultural Heritage Innovating Audience Development

In the course of the European Year of Cultural Heritage Economía Creativa has launched the research report “Cultural Heritage Innovative Audience Development”. The report is the result of a project identifying 12 best practices from the countries Italy, Poland, Croatia, Portugal, UK, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Romania, Hungary, Greece and Czech Republic. Download ...
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ICOM UK session at the MH Show, London, Wed 16 May 2018

ICOM UK will have a session at the M+H Show in London at 16:15 on Wednesday 16 May 2018. Come and hear ICOM UK Executive Director, Dana Andrew, talk about the benefits of museums developing an international perspective in the session ‘Working Locally, Thinking Globally: how museums benefit from being outward ...
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University Museums Group conference: Foreign exchange? University museums and international engagement

University of Cambridge, 3 July 2018 University museum collections originate from many countries. Over decades and in some cases centuries, they were created and curated through scientific fieldwork and collecting that ranged worldwide. In the present, those interested in studying collections and in borrowing art works and specimens for analysis and ...
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New report shows how world-leading heritage sector can advance UK international relations after Brexit

The Heritage Alliance, the umbrella body for the heritage sector, has published the first ever report on the independent heritage sector’s impact overseas. The report sponsored by the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business & Communication at Heriot-Watt University, makes recommendations for building on the success of the overall sector which already generates ...
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