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Respect and Tolerance

Tolerance and Respect: Je suis Charlie

International press commentaries to the Paris attacks, January 2015

CrossCulture Plus: Call for Project Proposals 2015

CrossCulture Alumni from Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Yemen and Germany can apply for project funding for the year 2015. Deadline is 30 March 2015.

News on Cultural Exchange

Backing for Australian musicians

Grants increase the exposure of Australian musicians to national and international audiences, and support the development of new work.

Australia Council | 26.03.2015

More chances for cross-border exchanges

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed to create the U.S.–Mexico Intern Program.

U.S. Department of State | 24.03.2015

Latin America focus of Art Dubai’s Marker

Marker is Art Dubai’s curated programme, which each year highlights a particular theme or geography. This year’s focus is Latin America.

Nafas | 19.03.2015


27.03.2015 | La Llotja, Palma de Mallorca
Exhibition opening
30.03.2015 | Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai
Exhibition opening
01.04.2015 | Muzej savremene umjetnosti Republike Srpske, Banja Luka
Exhibition opening
10.04.2015 | Museum für Dekorative Kunst und Design, Riga
Exhibition opening
24.04.2015 | Akademie der Künste, St. Petersburg
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

07.08.2015 | Berlin

Laureate: Human Rights Watch

ifa Library, reading room

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70173 Stuttgart
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Tue – Fri 13–18

BY NOW. Contemporary Photography from Belarus, 13.02. - 12.04-2015, ifa Gallery Stuttgart

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.173

Tue – Sun 12–18

In a class of its own – schools worldwide, 05.02.2015 – 06.04.2015, ifa Gallery Berlin

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10115 Berlin
Phone +49.30.284491.40

Tue – Sun 14–18

German school

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