Events

We will not keep our findings to ourselves but want to share the project results with you and the wider public.

We will provide events to present the guidelines and tools developed during the project.

 

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All events are open to all who would like to develop personally or professionally. It will also be an important space to exchange with international stakeholders from the cultural field and be a great opportunity to widen one’s network. Check the dates below to learn more on the tools presented at our SHIFT events.

24
SEPT
2020

Environmental sustainability

How sustainable is your cultural project? This webinar provides an opportunity for exploring environmental sustainability in the context of international cultural collaborations. The New European Agenda for Culture and the proposal for Creative Europe 2021-2027, relates to the European Green Deal and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (social, economic and environmental sustainability). Focusing on climate change and the environment, we will discuss various methods and tools for achieving a high degree of sustainability in international projects. By looking at best practice examples we will also explore how actively working on environmental sustainability can improve the quality of project activities.

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Online

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17
NOV
2020

Environmental sustainability and Gender & Power-relations

Climate Change
The aim of this output is to create transferable tools that cultural networks and their members can easily use to apply in their own organisations and situations to contribute to achieving the climate change goals of the Paris Agreement. ELIA is lead partner and will engage members in an interactive conversation about quick wins and lifelong changes.

Gender Equality and Power Relations
The #METOO movement exposed sexual harassment in the workplace. The culture and art sector was in the midst of the debate and Arts universities along with other organisations have had to re-examine work practices and methodologies. Our colleagues of the IETM (International network for contemporary performing arts) are the leaders of this strand, which aims to provide the sector with tools to tackle gender inequalities and outdated power relations. Together with IETM we offer an interactive session of case studies and best practice, in collaboration with Iceland University of the Arts and the Disorderly Women Alliance.

→ You can find the session presentation here. More information on the two sessions here

Online

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19
Nov
2020

Cultural Leadership

The term ‘participatory governance’ has been widely used in the cultural field over the last decade, but it still has a blurred meaning describing different things. What do we actually mean by it? How can this concept relate to your cultural organisation? In the workshop we’ll explore the connections of participation and governance, and their importance for cultural projects and initiatives. Through case studies of european cultural organisations and practical exercises, you will discover models of participatory governance and strategies to involve stakeholders, citizens and also members of their own organisations.

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ONLINE

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4
JUNE
2021

Environmental sustainability

In advance of the World Environment Day, ELIA together with students and teachers from St. Joost School of Art & Design is preparing the next ‘How to’ session, focusing on the importance of developing transdisciplinary programmes which advocate for ecological sustainability.

Hear real world case-study examples from higher arts education institutions and external partners who come to together with the aim of creating an eco-centric paradigm, that will tackle the environmental crisis and encourage the green shift. With student input, showcases and ELIA’s project findings, we will be mapping creative sustainable practices and exploring solutions that work towards an environmentally friendly future.

Hear from the experts, and develop your own sustainable green strategy. Together, we can make an impact!

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ONLINE

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23
JULY
2021

Inclusive societies

The aim of this event is to share first results on how to be more inclusive in our societies and organise more accessible events and intent to inspire change and adjustments in the cultural field and in other sectors.

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Slovenia, Ljubljana

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4
OCT
2021

Gender & power-relations

No matter how striking might particular #MeToo cases be, they are never only related to an individual perpetrator. Sexual harassment and sexual abuse are a form of structural violence and are thus deeply entangled with the gender, racial, economic and power structures.

This online session is a partnership between IETM Lyon 2021 and the SHIFT project. We will present the results of our latest research on sexual harassment, bullying and power abuse in the European art field. The session is an attempt to move the dialogue away from victims towards structures, with the goal of inspiring art institutions and organisations to self-critically reflect on their own position towards the sexual and power abuse and to re-define their work models and structures.

This online session will be followed by a participatory discussion at IETM Lyon 2021 where we will reflect together about the future of the sector and the culture we want to nurture around Gender and Power Relations.

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Online

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NOV
2021

Reducing inequalities

In this event the results of “cultural leadership” and “reduction of inequalities” will be shared with hands-on measures. The event will focus on the development of professional skills and competences of classical music managers from all over Europe.

Norway

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NOV
2021

Presentation of project results

This event will take place during the UNESCO General Conference and present all the hands-on tools that have been developed during the SHIFT project.

France

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Nov
2021

Final project presentation

All SHIFT partners will present the project results to the wider public. Brussels has been chosen strategically for the event, as many European cultural networks are based or have affiliates there.

Belgium

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