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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
  • Paul Celan Fellowships for Translators

    Culture, Europe

    Paul Celan Fellowship 2016/2017: Six Translators selected

    The jury of the Paul Celan Fellowships selected six translation projects for the term of the fellowship 2016-2017: Hana Fořtová Benjamin Constant: Principes de politique applicables à tous les gouvernements (1806) French into Czech Natalia Jakubova Grzegorz Niziolek: Polski teatr Zagłady (2013) Polish into Russian Alexandru Polgar Martha Rosler: Culture Class (2013) English into Romanian […]more
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    Milena Jesenská fellows selected for 2016/2017

    The Milena Jesenská Fellowship Program offers European journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice. The call is directed towards cultural journalists, with the term “cultural” being interpreted in a broad sense to encompass a wide variety of intellectual and artistic fields. However, applicants’ […]more
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    Europe, Social Development

    Welcome to Austria: because everyone counts!

    Third updated edition of info cards “Willkommen in Österreich: weil jeder Mensch zählt!” is out and available at ERSTE Foundation. Already EUR 190.000 spent for integration projects in Austria co-organised by volunteering Erste Group and savings banks staff. The majority of the people who fled their home countries in 2015 to seek refuge and safety […]more
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    3 – 4 July: Civil Society Forum Paris 2016

    Moving in when others are moving out? Enlargement fatigue or Europe fatigue? Democratic backsliding or captured states? Migrant crisis or humanitarian crisis? The relationship of the Balkan countries with other European countries has always been an indication of where Europe is heading and the way it sees itself and the world. At a moment of […]more
  • aces Winners 2016


    Academy of Central European Schools honours outstanding cross-border school initiatives

    On June 2nd, 2016, five cross-border school projects received awards for special achievements by the Academy of Central European Schools (aces). aces promotes innovative learning and cross-border school cooperation in Central Europe. At the aces Academy in Senec, an international jury selected the most outstanding projects in terms of student participation, international cooperation, civil courage, […]more
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    Europe, Open Calls

    Civil Society Forum Belgrade – Open Call

    We would like to invite interested civil society organisations from the Western Balkans to express their interest in participating in the Civil Society Forum Belgrade, taking place on 12-13 May 2016. In order to apply, interested organisations should send a short overview/ portfolio (see the application form) of their activities related to one of the […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation, Europe, Events

    2016 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence Kicks off in Vienna

    We are happy to host the kick-off seminar of our Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, taking place from 20 to 23 April 2016. This year’s selected fellows are: Masenjka Bacici (Croatia), Bojan Blazhevski (Macedonia), Aleksandrina Ginkova (Bulgaria), Serbeze Haxhiaj (Kosovo), Marija Jankovic (Serbia), Adrian Lungu (Romania), Diana Mesesan (Romania), Maria Milkova (Bulgaria), Elvis Nabolli (Abania), Dimitra […]more
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    Culture, Europe, Events

    Cross-border Travellers / Thinkers: “Poland is Not Yet Lost”

    The series of talks entitled Grenzgänger/Grenzdenker (cross-border travellers / thinkers) examines the growing sense of crisis and insecurity in Europe. The series is curated by the internationally renowned Austrian historian, literary translator and author Martin Pollack. The Polish government of the national conservative party “Law and Justice” (PiS) tries to annul democracy and to establish an […]more