Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America

ďThe Colors of Latin America: Preserving Traditional Arts & Heritage in a Multicultural WorldĒ

(Berlin; August 14th - 16th, 2013)
  Wednesday,
August 14th, 2013
Thursday,
August 15th, 2013
Friday,
August 16th, 2013
10:00 "Introduction to Cultural Diplomacy"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Br√ľckner
(Academic Director, Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
Travel Time from ICD to the ¬†Bundeszentrale f√ľr politische Bildung "Glocalising the Film Musical in the Americas: Intercultural and Cross-Media Perspectives"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Peter W. Schulze
(Professor, Institute for Film, Theater and Empirical Cultural,
Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
11:30 Coffee & Refreshments (11:00) "Cultural Diplomacy and Multiculturalism in Germany. A Model for Latin America?"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Br√ľckner
(Academic Director, Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies)

Location:
Bundeszentrale f√ľr politische Bildung
Coffee & Refreshments
12:00 "The Effects of Globalization on the Region"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Ramon Custodio Espinoza               
(Ambassador of Honduras to Germany)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
"Contemporary Ibero-Latin-American Relationships"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Germán Rodríguez Espinosa
(Director & Editor-in-Chief, Hispanovisión)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
13:00   Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:30 "Historical and Cultural Attractions in the Dominican Republic"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Fernando Ure√Īa Rib
(Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
"Multilateral Cultural Diplomacy: the EU vs. MERCOSUR"
(Lecture & Interactive Discussion)

Moderators:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Br√ľckner

Speakers:
Prof. Dr. Peter W. Schulze
Genaro Rios-M√ľggenburg
Lasse Hölck       
Prof. Dr. Kishore Chakraborty

Location:
European Commission Berlin Headquarters
Red de Talentos Mexicanos as an Example of Cultural Diplomacy
(Lecture and Discussion)

Speakers:
Juan Bethancourt
(President, Red de Talentos Mexicanos en Alemania)
Francisco Vel√°zquez Escobar
(Vice-President, Red de Talentos Mexicanos)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
15:15 "The Tropical Power Of Latino-American  Art"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Javier Ramirex 
(Director & Founder, MARZIA  FROZEN)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
"Music as Cultural Diplomacy: the Venezuelan Case of the "Sistema"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Matthias Lewy            
(Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Free University Berlin)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
16:00 Coffee & Refreshments Coffee & Refreshments Coffee & Refreshments
16:30 (16:15) The Role of Film Co-Productions for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Santiago Gómez Rojas
(Director, Spanisches Filmfest)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
"Creative Industries in Latin America. Mexico: Matrix of the Spanish-Speaking Digital Wave"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Genaro Rios-M√ľggenburg
(Project Manager, ProMexico Germany)

Location:
European Commission Berlin Headquarters
"New Trends in Cultural Expression, including Contemporary and Experimental Art Forms"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Jorge Locane
(Researcher, Latin America Institute, Free University Berlin)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
17:15 (17:00) "Latin American Film Fest as an Example of Cultural Diplomacy"
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Tania Atilano
Researcher, Law Department, Humboldt University in Berlin

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
"Cultural Heterogeneity and Environmental
Preservation: Lessons from Past and Present"

(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Lasse Hölck
(Researcher, Latin America Institute, Free University Berlin)

Location:
European Commission Berlin Headquarters
"Unity and diversity in Latin America"
(Participant Paper & Discussion)

Speaker:
Andreea-Lucia Cojocaru
(Student, Faculty of European Studies, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture
18.00

 
Travel Time Excursion and Walking Tour Brandenburg Gate and Pariser Platz, Group Photo Gastronomy as Cultural Diplomacy: Mexican Cuisine, UNESCO World Heritage
(Lecture & Discussion)

Armando Hern√°ndez
(Chef; Red de Talentos Mexicanos; Director, Mexican Community in Berlin)
19:00 Latin American Film Fest
Screening "Los Colores de la Montana"


Location:
Humboldt University
(20:00) Visit & Guided Tour of the German Parliament - Reichstag

Location:
German Parliament
Latin American Cultural Reception
(Reception and Music)

Location:
ICD House of Arts & Culture