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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.

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The General History of Africa in video

The project of the General History of Africa (GHA) launched by UNESCO in 1964 is entering into a new phase: this monumental work will soon be adapted in video.

UNESCO | 26.02.2015

English programme continues at Al Azhar University

Representatives of Al Azhar University and the British Council signed a memorandum of understanding last week to launch a new phase of the Al Azhar English programme.

British Council | 23.02.2015

A new interpretation of the traditional

The British Council and the British Fashion Council present 130 emerging designers from 30 countries in a fashion exhibition that opens today.

British Council | 20.02.2015


05.03.2015 | Umjetnicka galerija Bosne i Hercegovine, Sarajewo
Exhibition opening
06.03.2015, 18:00 – 20:00 h | University of Cyprus, Department of Architecture, Nicosia
Exhibition opening
18.03.2015 | Taiwan Design Center TDC, Taipei
Exhibition opening
19.03.2015, 16:00 – 17:00 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Guided tour
20.03.2015, 15:00 – 20:00 h | Kunstmuseum der Kunstakademie Nanjing AMNUA, Nanjing
Exhibition opening

Cultures merge

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

ifa Library, reading room

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.147

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

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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