ifa

communicates, changes, connects

Funding of Civil Conflict Resolutions

With its zivik funding programme, ifa supports NGOs with the planning and implementation of projects in crisis and conflict regions worldwide.

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'Intangible Cultural Heritage under Pressure?'

In a new study of the research programme Jessika Eichler shows endangered intangible cultural heritage elements and traces empowering practice responding to patterns of cultural imposition.

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Call for Papers: 'Culture and Foreign Policy'

The new publication series by the ifa and the Nomos Verlag is currently open for submissions of works that examine issues at the interface between culture and foreign policy.

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Due to Recent Events

Joining the nationwide effort to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, ifa will cancel all of its upcoming events until the end of April. Information on ifa events outside of Germany can be found on the websites of our respective local partner organisations. Further information about COVID-19 developments can be read on the WHO’s website.

'Leila Alaoui' - The Catalogue

The shining material of a coat, a direct gaze – the portraits by photographer Leila Alaoui put people directly at the centre of the image. The catalogue to the exhibition of the ifa Gallery Stuttgart can now be purchased in our shop.

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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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