• eW4\][Culture

    Visualizing the Nation: Post-Socialist ImagiNations. A conference on nationalism in Budapest

    Last weekend in Budapest an exhibition closed that was very much appreciated by media and public alike. IMAGINED COMMUNITIES, PERSONAL IMAGINATIONS was the last show of the international „Private Nationalism Project“ and united contemporary artists who deal with the topic of nationalism. The right place for such an exhibition, one might say. And it spoke […]more
  • eW4\][Culture, Open Calls

    Open Call: Paul Celan Fellowships for Translators 2016/17

    “Reality is not simply there, it does not simply exist: it must be sought out and won.” Paul Celan, Romanian poet and translator A new call for applications is open for the Paul Celan Fellowships for Translators, a programme of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) supported by ERSTE Foundation. The fellowship programme encourages the translations of canonical […]more
  • Europe

    Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence winners 2015 awarded

    Zornitsa Stoilova was awarded first prize for the best story from the 2015 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence programme at a closing ceremony in Tirana on Friday. Zornitsa Stoilova won the prize of 4,000 euros for her story about support for ISIS among some members of a marginalised Roma community in Bulgaria. The second prize […]more
  • Events, eW4\][Culture

    Juraj Gábor: Right Now

    The Sight Pyramid, a monumental wooden object by artist Juraj Gábor, has been created on a hill above Súľov, Slovak Republic, while its intellectual background is simultaneously assembled in the Plusmínusnula gallery: composed still life, visual material unused at the Súľov construction, pictures by mechanical pencils on a pantograph board where the object design has […]more
  • Social Development

    Do you have a room available? Welcome a refugee!

    Do you think that, in Austria, refugees are not treated adequately? Do you want to become active yourself? Would you like to facilitate a refugee’s arriving in Austria? In your apartment or shared flat a room is available? These are questions asked by the Austrian organisation Flüchtlinge Willkommen (Refugees Welcome) on their website. Flüchtlinge Willkommen connects […]more
  • Europe

    “We entered a system of freely competing lies”

    The Central European Forum 2015 took place from 13 to 15 November in Bratislava in the Astorka – Korzo’90 Theatre, and from 16 to 17 November in Banská Bystrica. It brought together well-known European writers, intellectuals and political leaders, offering a space for public discussion around the most pressing political and social issues of the […]more
  • Europe

    NGO TOKA was selected for the implementation of the upcoming Democracy Workshops in Kosovo

    Following an open call for applications and a selection process, together with the Assembly of Kosovo we appointed the non-profit organisation TOKA to be the implementing partner for the upcoming Democracy Workshops in Kosovo. TOKA’s mission is to improve Kosovo’s society, by providing experiences that shape young people into agents of positive social change, with […]more
  • Events, eW4\][Culture

    Walking without Footprints @ tranzit.sk

    Curators: Maja and Reuben Fowkes Participating artists: Anca Benera and Arnold Estefan, Fokus Grupa (Iva Kovač / Elvis Krstulović), Oto Hudec, Michal Kindernay, Cecylia Malik, Davor Sanvincenti Opening: 11 December 2015 at 6 p.m. Venue: tranzit.sk, Beskydská 12, Bratislava Exhibition dates: 11 December 2015 – 24 February 2016 Open: Wednesday – Saturday, 2 – 7 […]more
  • Social Development

    First Austrian social impact bond: Economic and social empowerment for women affected by violence

    What can be done to make projects aimed at overcoming social challenges more effective and efficient? A pilot project implemented by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Consumer Protection (Ministry of Social Affairs) in the state of Upper Austria aims to answer this very question. Launched in September 2015, it is the […]more