News from the ifa
Entering the next round of the Euro 2016: the German national team will face Slovakia in Lille on 26 June. Also the ifa-series "A Globale Game" is up to the next round – featuring an article by the Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco about competition, the loss of humanity and the talk about sport.
The ifa steering committee appointed Professor Dr. Martin Roth as the new ifa president. Presently director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Martin Roth will take up office in mid-2017. He will succeed Ursula Seiler-Albring, ifa president since May 2006. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier congratulated on the decision: 'By choosing Martin Roth ifa signals a strong new beginning to coincide with its own hundredth anniversary.'
News on Cultural Exchange
Around 100 experts and cultural actors discuss the connection between intercultural dialogue and translation at the Translation for Dialogue conference in Slovenia on 23 and 24 June.Anna Lindh Foundation | 23.06.2016
Organised in the framework of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), the ministers will discuss issues, trends and challenges relating to culture and the creative economy.ASEM CMM7/ASEF | 21.06.2016
Until 8 August, contemporary photography and video works relating to Iranian culture and heritage can be submitted for the juried competition Focus Iran 2.Nafas | 17.06.2016