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    Culture, Events

    Aktionstage: Refugees – Migration – Democracy

    Initiative Minderheiten, Center for Advanced Studies South Eastern Europe (CAS SEE), ERSTE Foundation, Institut für die Wissenschaften von Menschen (IWM), Asylkoordination Österreich, arge region kultur, GBW Minderheiten, Interkulturelles Zentrum (iz), Karl-Renner-Institut are inviting you: Aktionstage: Refugees – Migration – Democracy 29nd November – 2nd December 2016 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna ÖBB Headquarter Stadtkino at Künstlerhaus […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation, Europe, Events

    Come inside Europe – it’s Conference Time!

    What does autumn bring except the first signs of winter? Well, we know at least three interesting events all-over Europe in the next two months we would like to present to you in short. Let’s start in Czechia: The yearly Forum2000 conference will take place in Prague. This year’s topic of the 20th forum is ‘The Courage to Take Responsibility’. The life and […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation, Europe

    Grenzgänger/Grenzdenker: “The New Patriots”

    Martin Pollack in conversation with Olga Tokarczuk and Kateryna Mishchenko On 9 November the regular series of debates “Grenzgänger/Grenzdenker” curated by the renowned Austrian historian, translator and author Martin Pollack continues. The November-debate with the title “The New Patriots” will take place at 8.00 pm at the Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz in Vienna. Grenzgänger/Grenzdenker (cross-border travellers/thinkers) examines […]more
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    Social Development

    “Big Brothers Big Sisters Austria” Mentoring for Kids

    What do you connect with the idea of having a big brother or a big sister? Maybe some sort of protection, an older person with more experience who can help you out sometimes or someone you can talk to. The “Big Brothers Big Sisters Austria” mentoring programme takes that idea to help disadvantaged children. What […]more
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    Social Development

    10 Years Zweite Sparkasse

    For 10 years Zweite Sparkasse has helped its clients to financial independence! 10 years ago Zweite Sparkasse opened its first branch to serve people who did not have a possibility to receive an account from any other bank. Since then, Zweite has opened more than 15,000 basic accounts, supporting its clients to regain financial independence. […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation

    Artist in Residence, October 2016: Lucia Gregorová

    This month’s Artist in Residence at Q21/Museumsquartier is Lucia Gregorová. The young Slovak curator is specifically interested in Central European Art, Pop Art tendencies, gender issues and Conceptual Art of the 1960s and 1970s. Lucia Gergorová studied at the University in Trnava, the Charles University in Prague and at the Academy of Fine Art and Design in Bratislava where […]more
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    Publication, Social Development

    New Study: in 5 CEE Countries 17 million Citizens Designate Taxes to NGOs

    Figure 1: Growth of 1% designations, individual donations in Hungary, 1996-2013 (see page 35) It comes straight from the printshop: the first study comparing tax percentage designation in several European countries. The “Assessment of the Impact of the Percentage Tax Designations: Past, Present, Future” is a research project that has been commissioned by the ERSTE Foundation and implemented by the Centre […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation

    ERSTE Foundation with new management team

    The Supervisory Board of “ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung”, or ERSTE Foundation for short, appointed Bernhard Spalt as the new chairman of the foundation’s Managing Board. A board member since 2012, Spalt succeeds Franz Karl Prüller, who will take charge of the foundation’s social banking activities as the board’s senior advisor. In this role, he will […]more


    Symposium: The Illegality of Freedom

    The symposium The Illegality of Freedom brings together political, theoretical and artistic insights and practices, in order to investigate the false dichotomy (choice) between legality and illegality when considering political, economic and any other socially constitutive element of todays global (permanent) war. Freedom appears at this point as a fundamental and arbitrary notion of neoliberal […]more
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    Open Calls, Social Development

    Ideegration: Finding Successful Solutions for Integration together

    Imagine you have a great project idea. Now, let’s assume this project idea has to do with fostering integration. How to you help that idea grow? How do you find people with expertise from fields like economy, politics, administration or from foundations or relief organisations? Stakeholders willing to help you develop and spread your idea? And […]more