Programme

Sixth session 5-7 October 2007 in Sibiu, Romania 

Programme

The session will be held in the New Library, Astra Square.
Speeches are held at Salâ de Lecturâ, 5th floor. Lunch and coffe breaks are in
the terrace of Salā de Lecturā, 5th floor (if it is bad weather it will
be at the ground floor).

Thursday 4 October








18.00 -


ca 22.00


Arrival of participants. Atrium Café.


European Poetry Festival + concert by singer Ada Milea. Casa
Teutsch, Astra Park.



Friday 5 October








09.00-


Registration in New Library, Astra Square.










10.00


Coffee

Opening speeches: Sibiu Mayor Klaus Johannis, Romanian
Minister of Culture, Mr Adrian Iorgulescu.


Film Presentation of Sibiu Cultural Capital of Europe
2007.








10.40


Key-note speech/performance by Ion Caramitru, stage director,
Bucharest.








11.00


Key-note speech, “Intercultural Dialogue”, introduction by Ms Erna
Hennicot-Schoepges, Luxembourg, member of the European
Parliament.








11.20


“Communicating Europe”, introductory notes by Tamas Szucs, DG-Communication,
EU Commission.








11.40


The ECP Research Contribution 2007 – presentation of an ECP Research Report
on Intercultural Dialogue and on “Communicating Europe – through culture”. Joe
Friggieri, Malta Simonetta Carbonaro, Karlsruhe, Bert Mulder, Amsterdam, Jasenko
Selimovic,Stockholm, Venu Dhupa, London (arrives later) and Karl-Erik
Norrman.








12.00


NUROPE 2007 – Report from the first three “Oasis” of the Nomadic University
on Art, Philosophy and Enterprise in Europe. Bengt
Kristensson-Uggla,Turku.








12.10


EUSTORY – a presentation of the History Network for young Europeans. Gabriele
Woidelko,
Hamburg, and members of the
network.








12.30




12.45


MitOst – a presentation of a network for young cultural managers in central
and Eastern Europe. Jens Adam, Berlin.

Presentation of new ECP
members.








13.00


Lunch

Press conference at the Town
Hall.








14.30


Plenary Session on the Theme of the Session “Making Europe a reality for
Europeans – through Culture”. Moderators: Pär Stenbäck, Helsinki and Steve
Austen, Amsterdam.

Members are invited to
make short statements on the
general theme or on any of the three
sub-themes.








16.00


Coffee break








16.15


Continued Plenary Session.
“The Basque case”, “The European Identity in
the Local and Global World”,”Re-thinking the Cultural Heritage of the Cold War”.
Debate.

Moderator: Ove Joansson, Stockholm, Steve Austen, Amsterdam,
Paddy Woodworth, Dublin, Laurent Gervereau, Paris, Anna Matveeva, St.
Petersburg.








18.30 



Late
evening


Reception at the Town Hall By invitation of Mayor Klaus
Johannis.


“European Poetry Marathon” in Aula Magna, Sibiu
University.



Saturday 6 October








09.00


Group 1, Salā de Consiliu 1st floor.
“Intercultural
Dialogue”
Presentation of the Council of Europe White Paper on Intercultural
Dialogue. Moderator: Mercedes Giovinazzo, Barcelona and Ulrich Bunjes,
Council of Europe.

Group 2, Salā de Lecturā 5th floor.
“Communicating
Europe”. Moderator: Steve Austen, Amsterdam.


Workshop: “The Role of History in the European project”. Ludotecà,
ground floor. Moderator: Nils Erik Forsgård,
Helsinki/Berlin.








10.45


Coffee break








11.00


Continued group sessions and workshop.








13.00


14.00


Lunch

Sightseeing in Sibiu (on foot, in groups). Start and end at
Astra New Library.








15.00


Continued parallel or joint plenary session and
workshop.








16.45


Coffee break








17.00


Continued parallel or joint plenary session and
workshop.








19.00




Late
evening


Dinner buffet

Anna + Nik Dahlström
present “Carl von Linné visits
Romania”.

Closing ceremony of European Poetry Festival at Teutsch-house,
Astra square. ECP participants are welcome.

ECP members are also welcome
to “Macbeth” at Teatrul National Radu Stanca. Limited number of tickets
available.



Sunday 7 October












09.00



09.20


“The Role of Art in Leadership”. Presentation. Danica Purg, Bled and Paul
Robertson, West
Sussex.


Plenary discussion on the three main themes of the session. Moderators:
Mercedes Giovinazzo, Barcelona, Steve Austen, Amsterdam and Nils Erik Forsgård,
Helsinki/Berlin.








10.45


Coffee break








11.00


Continued discussion and conclusions.








12.45


Concluding remarks by ECP Senate President, Pär Stenbäck and SG Karl-Erik
Norrman.








13.00


Press Conference.
Departure





The 6the Session of the ECP is supported by


The Government of Romania


The Government of Luxemburg


The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation


The Körber Foundation

The Bosch Foundation

Sibiu European
Capital of Culture 2007

Luxemburg Kulturhauftstadt Europas und
Grossregion 2007


Klett


Antje Wessels Marketing




 


 


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