Oracle Cultural Network in partnership with the Bonnefantenmuseum

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20 April 2017, Maastricht, the Netherlands

Venue Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, Avenue Ceramique 250

9:00-9:30 Registration, coffee

9:30-10:00 Official opening

Introduction by moderator
Ljiljana Simic, Trainer, Anthropologist, Creative adviser and Action-researcher in intercultural projects and teams

Jindrich Krippner, President of Oracle Cultural Network
Mikos Pieters, Treasurer of Oracle Cultural Network

Astrology of a Friday, film by Teresa Cos

10:00-10:30 Keynote Finally, a Focus on Culture? The Maastricht Treaty & the Past
and Prospects of European Cultural Policy
Prof. Dr. Kiran Klaus Patel, Jean Monnet Professor of European and Global History, Head of the Department of History, Maastricht University

10:30-11:15 1st session: Is culture caught in paragraphs? What have been the
pathways towards European cultural strategies?
Katherine Heid, Head of Political Development, Culture Action Europe, Brussels
Philipp Dietachmaier, Programme Manager, Tandem Cultural Managers Exchange, Research & Development, European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam

11:15-11:45 Networking coffee/tea break

11:45-12:30 2nd session: What is the logic behind European cultural policies? Which
different interests did and do they underline?
Dr. Claske Vos, Postdoctoral researcher ACCESS EUROPE, Lecturer European Studies, Humanities Faculty, University of Amsterdam
Greta Galeazzi, Policy Officer, European Centre for Development Policy Management, Maastricht

12:30-14:00 Networking lunch
Tour of Gouvernement aan de Maas, the historic site of the Maastricht Treaty

14:00-14:30 Wake up call
Jean-Pierre Deru, Director Association Marcel Hicter, Brussels

14:30-15:30 Europe beyond cultural policies: regional perspectives, new societies
and cultural identities, European external cultural relations (part 1)
Miroslav Karic & Robert Alagjozovski, Project managers From Diaspora to Diversities, Belgrade
Paula Redway, Director Salisbury Arts Centre
Sybrand van der Werf, Director The Desert Song, Maastricht

15:30-16:00 Networking coffee/tea break

16:00-17:00 Europe beyond cultural policies: regional perspectives, new societies
and cultural identities, European external cultural relations (part 2)
Dounia Benslimane, Racines, Casablanca
Romy Roelofsen, Common Carnaval, Maastricht
Sana Ouchtati, Director, Team leader Cultural Diplomacy Platform, More Europe – external cultural relations, Brussels

17:00-17:30 Crosstalk
Maria Silvia Gatta, Head of Politics, Deputy Head of Representation, European Commission The Netherlands, The Hague
Prof. Dr. Joop de Jong, Founder MA Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education, Co-founder MA European Public Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University
Questions and discussion

Musical wrap up by the Eurasia Quartet

17:30 Networking drinks, Ipanema Bonnefantenmuseum
Cultural interventions