L’Art comme Diplomatie Culturelle (Appel &agrav...
"L’Art comme Diplomatie Culturelle - (Re) Construction des Notions de l’Europe de l’Est et de l’Ouest
“Art as Cultural Diplomacy - (Re)Constructing Notions of Eastern and Western Europe
The panel « Art as cultural diplomacy » seeks papers that explore the function of art (in its broadest definition) as an instrument of cultural diplomacy by the state and, especially, by nongovernmental actors. The main theme of the session is the question of art and diplomacy in Europe before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Papers are welcome which explore issues related to the role of art, diplomacy and the politicization of the European Union and its candidate countries, as are those which consider how the arts have pursued or resisted East-West dichotomies and other narratives of alterity in Europe and worldwide. (...)”