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From the Outside In: G20 perceptions of the UK & Brexit

This article was published by the British Council.  Read the full article and download the report at: https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/policy-insight-research/insight/prosperity-development/from-outside-in-article  One year on from the referendum, and as Brexit negotiations begin, the British Council launches a major new report on how the UK is viewed around the world – and what difference the vote has made ...
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UK grows share of ‘increasingly important’ Creative Europe funding

This article was written by Christy Romer and published by ArtsProfessional.  Read the full and original article at: https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/uk-grows-share-increasingly-important-creative-europe-funding-following-brexit-vote?utm_source=Weekly-News&utm_medium=email&utm_content=UK-grows-share-of-‘increasingly-important’-Creative-Europe-funding-following-Brexit-vote&utm_campaign=30 30% more cultural projects involving UK organisations have been selected for Creative Europe funding since the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) in June last year. “These positive results show just how ...
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Shared European Future statement

Over the last year, the British Council has brought together more than 500 organisations from 32 countries by organising events across the continent to make much-needed dialogue possible.  Over 450 educational, cultural and scientific organisations and representatives from 30 European countries have endorsed the British Council’s Our Shared European Future ...
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The Best in Heritage Conference, Croatia, September 2017

THE BEST IN HERITAGE: Projects of Influence Dubrovnik, Croatia, 28-30 September 2017 As a result of the long and devoted work of dozens of experts and professional juries, more than 40 major award schemes from around the world announced some 300 prize-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects in 2016. At The Best in Heritage ...
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European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) London

EUNIC London – the European Union National Institutes for Culture – celebrated its tenth anniversary in June. It is currently supporting more than 20 projects ranging from ‘literature to robotics, dance and film festivals’ and is upbeat about continuing to organise UK-European collaboration after Brexit. Read more about EUNIC and its ...
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A sustainable future can be achieved with a fundamental cultural change

Culture Action Europe (CAE) works to promote a better understanding of the interdependence between culture and sustainability including notably through the international campaign The future we want includes culture (2012). In this crucial moment when the Agenda 2030 is being adapted to the European dimension, CAE: Praises the forward-looking vision of the ...
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Call for Proposals: Children in Museums Award 2018

This article was first published by NEMO: http://www.ne-mo.org/index.php?id=395&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=657&cHash=39b6ecc7e04270a2f7df5b1a1c9076ff The Children in Museums Award starts into its 7th year. The prize that recognises excellence and innovation in exhibits designed for children within the museum sector is open for applications until 1 March 2018. After announcing the shortlist for the Children in Museums Award 2017 at the ...
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Collaborate! Forum on international working

What does the future hold for European collaboration in the creative sector? Join Creative Europe Desk UK at COLLABORATE! for a day of celebration, debate and networking. Speakers include Ruth Mackenzie (Artistic Director at Théâtre du Châtelet), Rebecca Walton (EU Regional Director at the British Council), and many more. At this turning ...
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China Now online resource

China Now is an online resource for UK arts and creative professionals with an interest in China and Hong Kong. Visit the online resource at: https://chinanow.britishcouncil.cn/ 
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As Government Retrenches, Philanthropy Booms

This article first appeared in Dispatches from the Future of Museums by AAM and the New York Times. In Washington, D.C., where it’s already difficult to get things done, governing is likely to get exponentially harder in coming decades as the baby boomers retire and fiscal pressures mount sharply. More states ...
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