Mobility Trends in Europe

Project experts share their views on regional mobility trends of artists and cultural professionals in Europe.



L’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)

by Suzanne Capiau

The paper presents the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), its programmes, actions and strategies which aim to promote the mobility of cultural workers.
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Mobility in Central and Eastern European Countries

by Dorota Ilczuk, Magdalena Kulikowska, Aleksandra Litorowicz and Anna Stepniewska

Mobility in Central and Eastern European countries is addressed not through general state cultural policy, but is developed within various cultural disciplines or fields, on different levels of government and distributed through cultural institutions.
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Mobility of Artists and Cultural Professionals in South Eastern Europe

by Dimitrije Vujadinovic

Until 2001, the ministries of culture and other governmental and para-governmental institutions, local and regional authorities in the Western Balkans did not define the mobility of artists and cultural professionals as policy priorities. Migration rather than mobility of artists was the norm, which some argue led to an overall cultural brain-drain.
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Mobility of Cultural Professionals from the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Portugal

by Rod Fisher

This paper seeks to indicate trends in the mobility of artists and other cultural professionals, as well as cultural organisations, based on the experience of four EU states: the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. Policy developments and structural change in recent years will be identified and attention will be drawn to programmes that have emerged to support international contact and mobility.
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Recognising the Significance of Culture in Government and EU External Relations

by Rod Fisher

A presentation made by Rod Fisher, Director of International Intelligence on Culture, to the 5th European Forum on Culture & Society - "Cultural Co-operation & Mobility in Europe", held in Luxembourg, on 27th June 2008.
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Renovation of the Nordic Mobility and Artists-in-Residence Programme in 2005-2007

by Ilkka Heiskanen and Ritva Mitchell

The 2005-2007 renovation of the joint mobility and artist- in-residence programme of the Nordic countries was a logical continuation of the more comprehensive re-organisation of the basic premises and institutional structures of the Nordic cultural co-operation.
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