[Oberlist] EUROPE# grant: Cultural Policy Research Award

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Cultural Policy Research Award – Call for submission

time: 30.3.2011.
place: EU
organiser: ENCATC
url: http://www.encatc.org/
 The European Cultural Foundation (ECF), the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and
ENCATC have launched the call for applications for the 2011 Cultural
Policy Research Award.

The winner o the CPR Award 2011, worth 10.000 Euro, will be publicly
announced on 12 October 2011 at the opening of the 19th ENCATC Annual
Conference “CultureForecast” Helsinki, Finland (12-14 October 2011).

The Cultural Policy Research Award was launched in 2004 by the European
Cultural Foundation (ECF) and the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, and since
2008, is developed in partnership with and managed by ENCATC. Through the
CPRA annual competition, the programme partners aim to encourage and
enable cultural policy researchers to undertake comparative and
cross-cultural applied research that can inform policymaking and benefit
practitioners active in the field. The Award is devoted to research
projects which shed light on contemporary European cultural issues and

The high profile international Jury includes: Lluís Bonet – President
(University of Barcelona, Spain), Milena Dragićević Šešić
(University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia) Ritva Mitchell (Cupore, Finland),
Jacques Bonniel (Universite Lyon 2, France), Mikhail Gnedovsky (Cultural
Policy Institute, Russia), Therese Kaufmann (eipcp, Austria) and Eleonora
Belfiore (University of Warwick, UK).

Candidates (who must hold an M.A. level degree in social sciences, art &
humanities, or public policy research, and must be no older than 35 at the
time of applying) will be assessed according to their qualifications, the
relevance of their research project to cultural policy issues, and their
vision of how policy recommendations could be implemented.

The CPRA represents a unique opportunity for young reserchers seeking to
make a break into the research field and contribute to the production of
new knowledge. In adddition to providing the financial support needed to
carry out the proposed research project, the award also helps young
researchers in gaining visibility and recognition.

For the year 2011 applications must be submitted between February 16th and
May 30th 2011 through the online application form on the CPR Award
website. Before applying, candidates arestrongly advised to consult the
website for advice on how to prepare their applications.The 6 finalists
which are selected amongst all the CPRA applicants will also be invited to
attend theYoung Cultural Policy Researchers Forum (YCPR Forum). Funded by
the ECF, and developed inpartnership with ENCATC, the 5th YCPR Forum
(11-12 October 2011) will take place alongside theENCATC Annual Conference
in Helsinki and will provide young cultural researchers with the chanceto
come together face to face and discuss themes, ideas and methodologies of
common interest.

More information
Online applications at CPRA website:
Elizabeth Darley, Research Policy Officer at ENCATC (e.darley at encatc.org)

CPRA and the YCPR Forum are part of a programme package in support of
young cultural policy researchers.

More information available at http://www.eurocult.org/activities/advocacy

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