• 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
  • 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
  • Culture

    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
  • 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
  • Culture

    “Biafra of Spirit: Third World Students in Czechoslovakia” Exhibition at tranzit.sk

    Biafra of Spirit Third World Students in Czechoslovakia Curator: Tereza Stejskalová Collaboration: Zbyněk Baladrán Opening: 6 October 2016 at 6.00 pm Venue: tranzit sk, Beskydská 12, Bratislava Exhibition dates: 7 October – 26 November 2016 Open: Wednesday – Saturday, 2 – 7 pm Bus Shuttle: Register here for the shuttle bus to the opening event […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation

    THE VIENNA HUMANITIES FESTIVAL 2016 – Event with Mind-Broadening Side Effects

    Keeping away from tiresome and uninspiring talks and presentations – that is one of the goals the organisers of the Vienna Humanities Festival had in mind when they assembled their programme. And indeed, it is a lot that the IWM together with the Wien Museum and in cooperation with TTT (Time To Talk) have planned […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation

    ERSTE Foundation and FUNDACIÓ BANCARIA LA CAIXA Promoting Contemporary Art

    As the newest initiative in their cooperation, ERSTE Foundation and FUNDACIÓ BANCARIA LA CAIXA have launched a pilot in the framework of Comisart: Six travel grants are offered to curators in the field of contemporary art for 2017. They will have the opportunity to get to know the cultural context of Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Budapest, […]more
  • Events, Social Development

    Traditional Roma Craftsmanship meets Vienna Design Week

    It is for the second time that Meşteshukar ButiQ will be present at the Vienna Design Week and it will be a picnic – in the truest sense of the word, because that is what their new product line is called: picnic was created together with zerunianandweisz in the framework of the ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership. It was […]more
  • Social Development

    Wanderers of the Worlds: Hungary’s first Roma label presents its new collection

    “Not all those who wander are lost,” says a quote from a Tolkien-poem. However, it will be hard not to get lost in the beautiful designs of Erika Varga, when she presents her newest collection “Wanderers of the Worlds” in Vienna next week. The Fashion Show will take place on Sunday, 18 September 2016 at […]more
  • Culture, Open Calls

    Artists-in-Residence programme at MuseumsQuartier: CALL for APPLICATIONS

    CALL for APPLICATIONS 2017 Artists-in-Residence programme of tranzit and ERSTE Foundation at MuseumsQuartier in Vienna tranzit is a network of five independent, non-profit organisations in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovak Republic. Since 2002 tranzit has been developing artistic and cultural activities with a critical approach, fostering a permanent dialectic between local and global […]more