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Indian Architect Charles Correa died

Charles Correa, one of India's greatest living architects, died on 16 June 2015 at the age of 84. He gained international reputation as an architect, planner and theorist through his influential body of work.

ifa workshop at Global Media Forum Bonn: "Beyond hashtags and likes"

Media and foreign policy in digital age is the focus of the Global Media Forum in Bonn starting today, 22 June. For three days more than 2,000 experts will discuss the chances and risks of web 2.0 for media and diplomacy. What's the effect of social media on diplomacy? What does e-participation mean beyond the slacktivism of clicking a "like"? These questions will be discussed at the ifa workshop "Beyond hashtags and likes" on Tuesday, 23 June.

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Launch of efforts to protect World Heritage in the Middle East

Yesterday UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova launched the Global Coalition Unite for Heritage during the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany.

UNESCO | 30.06.2015

Winners of the Fukuoka Prize announced

The three winners of the Fukuoka Prize have made significant contributions to Asian history, preservation and contemporary cultiure.

Fukuoka Prize | 29.06.2015

Poland promotes itself in neighbouring countries

Promotional campaigns and activities are encouraging foreigners to discover Polish tourist attractions, history and culture.

Polish Ministry of Public Affairs | 25.06.2015


02.06.2015, 16:30 – 17:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
In the context of the exhibition Marrakech Biennale
30.06.2015, 09:00 – 17:00 h | BICC, Bonn
03.07.2015 – 03.07.2015 | Stichting Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Exhibition opening
03.07.2015, 16:30 – 17:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
In the context of the exhibition Marrakech Biennale
16.07.2015, 19:00 h | ifa Gallery Berlin
Exhibition opening

Cultures merge

The ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is committed to a peaceful and enriching coexistence of people and cultures worldwide.

Photo: © Christiane Nitsche

December 2015 | Berlin

Laureate: Human Rights Watch

Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun, 2015; Videostill; © Hito Steyerl

56th International Art Exhibition
09.05. – 22.11.2015 | Venice

ifa Library, reading room

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.147

Tue – Fri 13–18

Carrefour / Meeting Point. The Marrakech Biennale and beyond, 08.05. – 05.07.2015, ifa Gallery Stuttgart; Fotocredit: die arge lola

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.173

Tue – Sun 12–18

The Measure of Your Dwelling: Singapore as Unhomed, 17.04. – 05.07.2015, ifa Gallery Berlin

Linienstraße 139/140
10115 Berlin
Phone +49.30.284491.40

Tue – Sun 14–18

German school

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Fon +49. 711.2225-139


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