The Fil Rouge of Culture

“…che la cultura, più che mai oggi, sia uno strumento irrinunciabile per scrivere il nostro futuro”[1]. It is becoming increasingly apparent that culture is an ever-present dimension in different debates, beyond the traditional artistic-cultural one: culture as a right, culture as wellbeing and welfare, culture as a commons, culture as a factor of social and […]

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Culturability: Sheila Foster and Christian Iaione on Urban Commons and City as a Commons

On the 15th of July, Unipolis Foundation in collaboration with Fitzcarraldo Foundation and Make a Cube association organised a second mentoring workshop for the 15 finalists (the description of finalists see below, or at: http://culturability.org/notizie/finalisti-bando-culturability/) who have been selected from the “Culturability” call – an Italian national call to support innovative projects in cultural and creative fields […]

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Third Sector Seminar, July 7, Roma

Today, July 7, the Forum Terzo Settore held in Rome (in the Fondazione con il Sud headquarters) a seminar dedicated to the Council of Europe’s 2005 Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society, mainly known as the Faro Convention.  The main theme discussed in this seminar was the role of the Faro Convention as a […]

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Culture&Society – Updates from Europe

On April 19th-20th Bruxelles hosted the European Culture Forum, the biennal flagship event organised by the European Commission, this year focused on “Talent and creativity for a stronger and more inclusive Europe”. Different sessions highlighted the role of culture and creativity in society. Three plenary sessions were devoted to these topics: Plenary Session 1: Can […]

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RAVELLO LAB 2015: Culture and Creative Industries for the Development of Territories

The European University Centre for Cultural Heritage and Federculture will launch the tenth edition of Ravello Lab , an International Forum, in Ravello (Salerno) from October 22-24, 2015. Ravello Lab involves study, discussion, and proposals on cultural policies for Europe and the Euro-Mediterranean. The ultimate goal is finding proposals and solutions to territorial development policies centered on […]

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The Economics of Cohesion – Le Giornate di Bertinoro per l’Economia Civile

FROM 9th TO 10th OCTOBER, THE EVENT “LE GIORNATE DI BERTINORO PER L’ECONOMIA CIVILE” WILL BE HELD IN BERTINORO, IN THE CEUB – VIA FRANGIPANE, 6. Every year, in early October, on the hill of Bertinoro, the protagonists of the academic world, the Social Economy and Volunteers, and institutions meet with a community of students […]

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In Italy culture is worth, and creativity even more

On 25 June 2015 has been presented in Macerata, Italy the 2015 Report “Io sono cultura – l’Italia della qualità e della bellezza sfida la crisi” [I am culture – Italy of quality and beuty defies the economic crisis] drafted by the Fondazione Symbola. According to the Report the creative and cultural industries (CCI) in […]

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CON IL SUD Foundation: call for the requalification of 14 common goods; third time is the charm.

  An Italian Foundation (CON IL SUD) wants to revalue some buildings (14 to be exact) according to projects made by the local communities, enterprises and institutions. CON IL SUD granted 4 million euros in order to enact such propositions aimed to allow the community to enjoy such common goods in a sustainable way. This […]

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Spero2020 – new ways of building public policies

During last Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of June, Spero2020 has taken place in Siracusa. LabGov – LABoratory for the GOVernance of Commons joined the event. Professor Christian Iaione, coordinator of LabGov, participated at the event as a contributor of the two-days’ work tables. Spero2020 was an event – organised by Tempi Nuovi […]

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