Art as Cultural Diplomacy- A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD)
“Culture as an Emotion: The Magnetic Power of Arts & Music to Promote Democracy & Global Peace”
(Weeklong Seminar, Berlin, December 13th-18th, 2012)
Art as Cultural Diplomacy: A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD) is a network of students and young professionals who have an interest in exploring the field of art as a vehicle for cultural diplomacy. Participants join the forum by taking part in an ACD Weeklong Seminar, following which they are encouraged to conduct their own research and organize their own activity in the field.
ICD Weeklong Seminars are targeted at individuals with an active interest in art & music, cultural studies, international relations, political science, peace studies, and diplomacy. Weeklong Seminars are held every 6 months and consist of 4-5 day programs of lectures, seminars, and workshops, together with cultural and social activities. The Seminars aim to give the participants an insight into key perspectives on the potential for art to serve as a vehicle of cultural diplomacy, introduce them to a network of like-minded individuals, and allow them to explore the cultural landscape of the city of Berlin/London. Speakers during the seminars include individuals from the fields of politics, diplomacy, academia, culture & the arts, civil society, and the private sector
The Next ACD Weeklong Seminar will take place in Berlin, December 13th - 18th, 2012.
In addition to looking in greater detail at the history and development of cultural diplomacy, the next ACD Weeklong Seminar will take place in London and focus on the following theme:
"Culture as an Emotion: the Magnetic Power of Arts & Music to Promote Democracy & Global Peace"
Alongside the Forum, participants will attend the event: The ICD Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2012 "Culture as an Emotion: the Magnetic Power of Arts & Music to Promote Democracy & Global Peace" (Berlin, December 13th - 16th).
The speakers during the conference will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.
The Art as Cultural Diplomacy: A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD) is open to young professionals, students and academics, representatives from politics, diplomats, practitioners from the civil society and the private sector, Media representatives and other stakeholders with an active interest in the Program’s themes.
The participation cost for the program is 195 Euros. If offered a place in the program, applicants are then required to transfer the participation cost to reserve their position.
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For more information please visit: http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/acd/index.php?en_ylf