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  European Capital of Culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one year during which it is given a chance to showcase its cultural life and cultural development.
A number of European cities have used the City of Culture year to completely transform their cultural base and, in doing so, the way in which they are viewed internationally.
The European Cities of Culture were designated on an intergovernmental basis until 2004; the Member States unanimously selected the cities most likely to welcome the event and the European Commission granted a subsidy to the selected city each year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Capital_of_Culture   (749 words)

 Organizational culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His organizational model illuminates culture from the standpoint of the observer, described by three cognitive levels of organizational culture.
Note that culture at this level is the underlying and driving element of organizational culture that is often missed by most organizational behaviorists.
It is also noted that merely understanding culture at the deepest level may not be enough to institute cultural change, because the dynamics of interpersonal relationships (under often-times threatening conditions) are added to the dynamics of organizational culture in the process of instituting desired change.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Organizational_culture   (1894 words)

 Culture in Second Language Teaching
Culture is a much broader concept that is inherently tied to many of the linguistic concepts taught in second language classes.
Cultural information should be presented in a nonjudgmental fashion, in a way that does not place value or judgment on distinctions between the students’ native culture and the culture explored in the classroom.
Using proverbs as a way to explore culture also provides a way to analyze the stereotypes about and misperceptions of the culture, as well as a way for students to explore the values that are often represented in the proverbs of their native culture.
www.cal.org /resources/digest/0309peterson.html   (1987 words)

 FT March 2000: Culture and Its Discontents
Culture is everywhere: moral (read: cultural) relativism; social (read: cultural) construction; multiculturalism; cultural identity, cultural diversity, and cultural imperialism; Cultural Studies and culture wars; high culture, mass culture, and "sub altern" culture; the cultures of instant gratification, of poverty, of death, and (aspirationally at least) of life.
Though "cultural studies" now chiefly occupy the humanities, Kuper recognizes both that social scientists are seen as the real experts on culture and that much current discussion about culture somehow traces back to their work.
Culture used to be tied to civilization, that is, to an indispensably normative and teleological process of cultivating the self for its improvement.
www.leaderu.com /ftissues/ft0003/reviews/garcia.html   (1515 words)

 Libraries & Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Libraries and Culture is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal of research that explores the significance of collections of recorded knowledge —their creation, organization, preservation, and utilization—in the context of cultural and social history, unlimited as to time and place.
In 2006, Libraries and Culture becomes Libraries and the Cultural Record, exploring the history of the institutions, professions, and disciplines that are finding common ground in their stewardship of the cultural record.
Libraries and the Cultural Record will focus on the broad history of collections of recorded knowledge in libraries, archives, and museums, public and private, in all periods of history, and in all cultural and social contexts.
www.gslis.utexas.edu /~landc   (147 words)

 Prelude - Promoting European Local and Regional Sustainability in the Digital Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Culture 2000 is a programme with the aim of helping building up a common cultural area for the people of Europe, characterised both by a common heritage and by cultural and artistic diversity.
Culture 2000 is open to the EU Member States, EFTA/EEA countries and to the countries, which have applied to join the EU (for Turkey, following the signature of specific agreements and subject to their financial contribution).
Decision 508/2000 of 14 February 2000, of the European Parliament and the Council, establishing the Culture 2000 programme (OJ L 63 of 10/3/2000).
www.prelude-portal.org /modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=14   (403 words)

 The Daily, Friday, August 1, 2003. Government expenditures on culture
The survey of federal and provincial/territorial government expenditures on culture is a census of all 29 federal and 180 provincial/territorial departments and agencies with culture-related expenses.
On a per capita basis, federal cultural outlays were the highest in the north - the Northwest Territories ($753), Yukon ($414) and Nunavut ($228).
The proportion of culture budgets spent by provinces and territories on libraries ranged widely, from 52% in British Columbia to 18% in Yukon.
www.statcan.ca /Daily/English/030801/d030801b.htm   (1282 words)

 Culture: Do We Abandon It, Join It, or Change It? -NRA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
By culture, I mean the external manifestations of the inward, guiding impulse of a society: its education, arts, politics, technology, economy, and so on.
Culture, in the words of Henry Van Til, is "religion externalized." Each religion produces a particular kind of culture; Christian culture is different from Islamic culture, Buddhist culture, Satanist culture, New Age culture, secular culture, and so on.
Cultural transformers believe they do their work by the gospel, faithful obedience, and the power of the Holy Spirit.
www.natreformassn.org /statesman/00/culture.html   (1270 words)

 Amsterdam Public Digital Culture 2000
The emerging new media culture was seen by decision-makers as a buffer, an in-between zone of sorts, far removed from the concerns of parliamentary democracy.
The alternative is the dead of a of culture at the hand of blind commercialism and/or stifling bureaucratic regulations.
The digital culture of the late nineties remains to a large extent the preserve of geeks/hackers, students, media professionals, and of a smattering of people who have gone through the trouble of becoming conversant with computers systems.
reinder.rustema.nl /dds/lovink/digitalculture2000.html   (3307 words)

 Background Briefings > Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Culture first became an active concern of the European Community as a direct consequence of the Treaty on European Union of 1992 (the Maastricht Treaty).
Cork was the Capital of Culture in 2005; for 2006, the honour goes to the Greek city of Patras, with Luxembourg and Sibiu in Romania holding the title in 2007, and Liverpool in 2008.
The European Cultural Foundation was founded in 1954 by Denis de Rougemont whose aim was to add a human dimension to the economic, technical and legal initiatives of the new Europe: to create "a Europe of the spirit and of the heart".
www.cec.org.uk /info/pubs/bbriefs/bb33.htm   (1648 words)

 Culture 2000
Culture 2000 is a Community Programme established for seven years (2000-2006) with a total budget of 236,5 million euro.
The Culture 2000 programme aims to contribute to the promotion of a cultural area common to the European peoples.
Culture 2000 aims to provide funding for quality projects which encourage innovation and creativity, provide real European added value and which reflect the current concerns and areas of interest of operators in the cultural field.
www.culture.org.mt   (154 words)

 Bristol University - Culture 2000
Increased awareness by Europeans about their common cultural heritage has led the Member States to confer on the Community a specific competence in the field of cultural affairs.
Cultural co-operation has therefore become a recognised aim of community action, with an appropriate legal basis.
The five-year Culture 2000 programme helps fund EU cooperation in all fields such as the performing arts, visual and plastic arts, literature, music, cultural history and heritage, as well as multi-disciplinary activities.
www.bris.ac.uk /internationalcentre/europe/projects/culture   (208 words)

 Round Table of Ministers of Culture: 2000-2001 Cultural Diversity: Challenges of the Marketplace
The second Round Table of Ministers of Culture took place at UNESCO Headquarters on 11 and 12 December 2000.
The theme fell within the context of the future of cultural diversity over the next decade, and more specifically concerned one of its aspects, that of the "Challenges of the Marketplace".
To give a true picture of the debate, the present report will first of all cover the opening of the proceedings and then distinguish between the presentations, on the one hand, and the interventions of ministers, heads of delegation and other observers, on the other.
www.unesco.org /culture/development/highlights/texts/html_eng/table1.shtml   (400 words)

 Instructional Improvement Grant Proposal Feb. 1, 2000 [T r a n s c r i p t i o n s]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Transcriptions Project in the English Dept. ("Transcriptions: Literary History and the Culture of Information") is a three-year curriculum development initiative that addresses these questions by developing an integrated suite of courses, Web sites, research-and-teaching colloquia, and other resources that use information technology to "transcribe" between literary and information cultures.
The twofold goal is to study IT as a phenomenon of culture while also simultaneously studying culture (specifically as represented in literature) as itself a kind of evolving "language tech" (the historical technologies of oral, manuscript, early-print, late-print, broadcast, and other literary cultures).
Half the emphasis of the courses created by Transcriptions, therefore, are on the contemporary culture of information and the other half on the cultures of earlier language technology (with some courses spanning from the parchment past to the WWW present, "from scroll to screen").
transcriptions.english.ucsb.edu /archive/project/proposals/instructional-improvement-grant-2000.shtml   (2725 words)

 Year in Review 2000 | Pop Culture Trends
2000 was the year that digital music broke.
The format is here to stay, but the future of sharing free music over the Internet has yet to be decided by its major players: artists, record companies, fans, and lawyers.
These Budweiser beer commercials won the advertising industry's most prestigious award, sparked hundreds of hilarious parodies, and left us with the most overused saying of the year.
www.infoplease.com /spot/00poptrends1.html   (552 words)

 Guide to Funding and Participation in European Union Programmes - Section 2
Culture 2000 is a EU programme which grants support for cultural co-operation projects in all artistic and cultural sectors (performing arts, visual and plastic arts, literature, heritage, cultural history, etc).
The objectives of the programme are the promotion of a common cultural area characterised by both cultural diversity and a common cultural heritage.
Culture 2000 aims to encourage creativity and mobility, public access to culture, the dissemination of art and culture, inter-cultural dialogue, and knowledge of the history of the peoples of Europe.
www.osi.hu /brussels/guide2001/funding_section_02-1.html   (2026 words)

 Research Report 2000 - Organisational culture SANDF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Department of Defence (DOD) strength as on 15 July 2000 was used to determine the population and sample strength.
The command group of my unit does not respect my culture (respect for cultural differences) 56.3% of the respondents are of the opinion that the command group respects their culture and 26.1% are not.
McKenna and Beech (1995:52) use Scheins’ theory to describe organisational culture as a process of external adaption (a system used by an organisation to stay in relation to the changing environment) and internal integration (the process of forming a group, to grow and to maintain relations).
www.up.ac.za /academic/soba/SAAPAM/vol36n2/vanrensb.htm   (3086 words)

 LITERATURE 2000 - European Cultural Cities - 7 Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
"Literature" is a joint project of the public libraries of the European Cities of Culture 2000.
The project consists of several components through which the Cities of Culture will acquaint each other with their own city or region's authors and their literature.
This will be accomplished through presentations of the authors and their cities on the Internet, through installations, and through author exchanges between the Cities of Culture during the year 2000.
www.literature2000.org   (108 words)

 Culture 2000
In this context it encourages cooperation between artists and others involved in culture, private and public promoters, cultural networks, and other partners, in addition to cultural institutions from EU member states and other participating countries.
The purpose is to develop intercultural dialogue, knowledge about history and culture, the transnational dissemination of culture, cultural diversity, artistic creation, the promotion of heritage and socio-economic and cultural and social integration.
Priority will also be given to multidisciplinary cultural cooperation agreements aimed at encouraging the study and the mutual knowledge of the cultural history of the peoples of Europe.
www.teleactivities.org /en/guides/financing/2-1-culture.htm   (323 words)

 Commission proposes extending MEDIA and Culture 2000 programmes until 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Pending clarification of the EU's new priorities in culture and the media by the Constitutional Treaty, the Commission proposed on 16 April to extend without amendment until late 2006 the MEDIA and Culture 2000 programmes.
The MEDIA (Plus and Training) and Culture 2000 programmes expire at the end of 2005 and 2004, respectively.
Culture 2000: from 167 million euro (2000-2004) to 236.5 million euro (2001-2006).
www.euractiv.com /Article?tcmuri=tcm:29-114650-16&type=News   (231 words)

 Gungubele: Gauteng Sport, Recreation, Arts & Culture 2000/2001 Annual Report
This Department expressed the desperate need to build infrastructure for sport, recreation, arts, cultural activities, heritage and libraries in those areas where there were none or where facilities were insufficient and run-down.
A cultural village depicting the history of the various language groups as well as artefacts were on display.
The emphasis is on maximum community participation and supporting life skills amongst the youth in the areas of sport recreation, arts, and culture and library services institutions, federations and communities.
www.info.gov.za /speeches/2001/011114146p1009.htm   (2303 words)

 ABC-Dir: Culture
The PCA and ACA are two academic organizations that focus in part on media studies as well as culture.
A tutorial on the nature of culture and the history of the culture concept.
Plan of study that explores in detail a specific aspect of the culture(s) and society of the United States.
www.abc-directory.com /view/culture   (308 words)

 Whitney/Exhibitions/Past Exhibitions/The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000 Part I, 1900-1950   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Part I, 1900-1950, of The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000 is on view until August 22, 1999, at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
The impact of such forces as immigration, technology, and the mass media on American art and culture is examined in depth.
A magnificent, indispensable publication, The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-1950, chronicles the astonishing breadth and vitality of American art from the first half the century.
www.whitney.org /exhibition/tac1.shtml   (799 words)

 The Chronicle: 11/17/2000: Pop Culture's Lists, Rankings, and Critics
First of all, although there are legions of crabs, cranks, and curmudgeons who proclaim that all popular culture is worthless garbage and/or responsible for crime, violence, short attention spans, and disrespect for elders, nobody who knows anything about popular culture has so simple a relationship to the stuff.
Academic modes of cultural criticism, by contrast, are rarely explicitly evaluative (and the exception of that famous outlier, Harold Bloom, only proves the rule).
But it does mean that people who call themselves professional critics of popular culture should acknowledge that many millions of amateur critics of popular culture -- also widely referred to as "consumers" -- experience it partly by reading (and taking issue with) popular-culture criticism of popular culture.
chronicle.com /free/v47/i12/12b00701.htm   (2583 words)

 AN EUROPEAN CITY OF CULTURE 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In 1995 the title of European City of Culture for the year 2000 was bestowed on Cracow by the Council of Europe along with Avignon, Bergen, Bologna, Brussels, Prague, Reykjavik and Santiago de Compostela.
The work of preparing the Festival had already begun in 1996 with the establishing of an office, the Cracow 2000 Bureau, in charge of the drawing up and administration of a programme of events that were to take place over the period of four years from 1997 to 2000.
The managing of these first events contributed to the creation of the more appropriate basis for the celebrations of the Cracow 2000 Festival, symbol of both the passing into the new millennium and the new image of itself that Cracow intends to present to the world.
www.tscont.ts.it /Cittaeu-e.htm   (272 words)

 Issues on Culture: From Diversity to Pluralism: Cultural Diversity, conflict and pluralism
World Culture Report, in which experts, statisticians and artists provide information and analysis and propose new concepts, insights and policy recommendations.
The relationship between cultural pluralism and citizenship in the context of increased international migration
Poems in haiku form on the subject of cultural diversity, composed by authors from all over the world, punctuate and embellish the pages of the Report.
www.unesco.org /culture/worldreport   (173 words)

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