Preliminary programme

The 8th Session – Gothenburg, Sweden, 11-13 December 2009

Theme: “Quality and Reflection in Culture and Media – Prerequisites for
European Democracy”

Venue: Gothenburg University – “Artisten”,
Fågelsången
1.

Friday 11 December

10.00 Workshop organised by NUROPE, Nomadic University for Arts, Philosophy and
Enterprise in Europe, together with “Nätverkstan Kultur i Väst” (Programme to be
found in www.nurope.eu/goteborg.html)

 

11.30 Press Conference

 

Morning and afternoon Arrival and hotel check in

 

About 17.00 Gothenburg Christmas City event, Kungsportsavenyn

 

18.00 Registration

 

18.30 Opening of Session
Speakers: Anneli Hulthén, Mayor of
Gothenburg
Lars Nordström, Chairman Cultural Board, Västra
Götaland
Margareta Wallin-Pettersson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of
Gothenburg

 

19.15 Musical Intermezzo – Katia Guerreiro(Portugal)

 

19.30 Welcome Reception offered by the City of Gothenburg

 

20.30 ECP Senate Meeting

 

Saturday 12 December

08.30 Further Registration

 

09.00 Keynote: Peter Hjörne, Chief Editor, Göteborgsposten: “Editorial
Quality in the digital Age”

 

09.30 Keynote: Åsa Bernlo, Gothenburg Film Festival: “The Quality of being
diverse”

 

10.00 Panel Discussion and General Debate on Quality and Reflection in
Culture.
Participants:
Jasenko Selimovic (Sweden) – Theatre,
moderator
Andreas Richter (Germany) – Music
Gaspar Miklos Tamas (Hungary)
– Philosophy
Yuriy Andrukhovic (Ukraine) – Literature
Savina Tarsitano
(Italy) – Visual Arts
Lars Montag (Germany) -
Film

 

11.00 Coffee break

 

11.15 Thomas Hylland Eriksen (Norway): “Happiness, Quality and Reflection in
a European Perspective”. Discussion

 

11.30 Musical Intermezzo – Miha Pogacnik
(Slovenia)

 

11.45 New ECP-Members on the theme of the session:
Jean-Marc
Dreyfus (France) – History
Nicoleta Esinencu (Moldavia) – Literature
Ana
Zuvela (Croatia) – Cultural Management
Catharina Thörn (Sweden) – Urban
sociology
Ilmar Raag (Estonia) – Film
Johan Öberg (Sweden) – Literature

 

13.00 Lunch

 

13.45 Workshop – NUROPE/Gothenburg/Västra Götaland Region and ECP: “Arts
& Business – Culture as Growth factor”. Bengt Kristensson Uggla, Pierre
Guillet de Monthoux, Kristian Berg, David Karlsson, Johan Öberg, Bert Mulder

 

15.15 Panel Discussion II and general debate on Quality and Reflection in
Culture and Media. Participants: Ove Joanson (Sweden) – Media, moderator

Laura Freixas (Spain) – Literature
David Lordkipanidze (Georgia) –
Archeology
Helle Juul (Denmark) – Architecture
Sjon (Iceland) –
Literature
Dino Mustafic (Bosnia & Herzegovina) – Film
Janis Garancs
(Latvia) – New Media
Steve Miller (UK) – Visual
Arts

 

16.15 Panel Discussion and General Debate, continued – Magda Carneci
(Romania) – Moderator

 

17.00 Bus transfer to Backateatern

 

17.30 “Gangs of Gothenburg”, Theatre Performance, followed by reception and
Workshop ECP/West Sweden/Gothenburg: “Culture as Integration Factor”. Mattias
Andersson, Mikela Lundahl and others

 

Sunday 13 December

08.30 Santa Lucia

 

08.45 “ECP and Friends”:
European Journalism
Centre
– Willy Ruetten, Maastricht
Institute for Cultural
Diplomacy
– Mark Donfried, Berlin
A Soul for
Europe
– Steve Austen, Amsterdam, Dejan Ubovic, Belgrade, Susana
Marques, Guimaraes
Meritis Foundation – Linda Bouws,
Amsterdam
Institute of Ideas – Claire Fox, London

The Festival Berlin – Florian B. Mueck, Berlin

“Youth ECP” – Jenny Garcia, London
An Oxford
European Research Project
– Lyudmila Nurse,
Oxford

 

09.40 Gunilla von Bahr, Gunnar Bjursell, Fredrik Ullén (Sweden): “Quality of
Life” – Culture and Health

 

10.30 Coffee Break

 

10.45 New ECP-Members (cont.): Nikola Matisic (Sweden): “Music without
Quality?” Discussion Mats Rosengren (Sweden) –
Philosophy/Rhetoric

 

11.10 Egle Rakauskaite (Lithuania): “Impressions from Vilnius, European Capital of
Culture 2009”

 

11.30 ECP Host City 2010! A presentation

 

11.50 Reports from workshops

 

12.30 Lunch

 

13.30 Concluding discussion on Quality and Reflection in Culture and
Media

 

15.00 End of Session

 
Thanks to:

City of Gothenburg
Region Västra Götaland

Gothenburg & Co
University of Gothenburg

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