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CCP Fellowships

CCP Fellowships enable professionals and committed volunteers to work in an intercultural environment for two to three months and to gather new skills. The call for applications for CCP Fellowships for the year 2022 will start in December 2021.

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09. December

PALLAY PAMPA: Guided Tours

Guided tourifa Gallery BerlinBerlin


ifa presents a new major commission by Rasheeda Phillips as part of ARE YOU FOR REAL. The artwork entitled 'Mmere Dane: Black Time Belt' maps several historic all-Black towns and Freedom Colonies around the United States that were destroyed.

See the artwork

17. December

Hija de la laguna – The Daughter of the Lagoon

Film screeningandenbuch bookshopBerlin
26. November2021-28. February2022


Exhibition worldwideMuzej savremene umetnosti VojvodineNovi Sad, Serbia

New ECP Monitor

The External Cultural Policy Monitor presents information about the external cultural policy of selected countries. Thematic reports compare measures for education, culture, research or media internationally.

To the ECP Monitor

23. November2021-19. December2021

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ExhibitionMuseum of Contemporary ArtZagreb

English Edition: Queer Rights Under Pressure.

In the context of the Transgender Awareness Week, ifa talked to Egyptian LGBTQIA+* activist 'Bonobo' about the situation in their home country. 'Bonobo' explains what actions are required in order to improve the situation, and stresses which duties the foreign cultural policy has in this fight for justice.

Hear podcast

20. November2021-06. March2022

Listening to the Stones

ExhibitionKunsthaus DresdenDresden

Cultural Science around 1900

A new working paper by Sigrid Weigel looks at the intellectual potential from the other side of Europe's colonial and nationalist past. It sheds light on cultural knowledge around 1900 and its relevance for cultural relations.

To the study

About ifa

ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is Germany's oldest intermediary organisation for international cultural relations. It promotes a peaceful and enriching coexistence between people and cultures worldwide. ifa supports artistic and cultural exchange in exhibition, dialogue and conference programmes, and it acts as a centre of excellence for international cultural relations. It is part of a global network and relies on sustainable, long-term partnerships.

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