The Language of Art & Music

"A Three Piece Puzzle: The Relationship between Culture, International Relations and Globalization"

London; August 25th - 29th, 2011
Held Parallel to “The Notting Hill Carnival 2011”
  Thursday,
August 2
5th
Friday,
August 26th
Saturday
August 27th
Sunday,
August 28th
Monday,
August 29th
09:00 (9:00 Registration)        
09:30 Opening Lecture

Speaker:
The Hon. Bill Cash
(Member of the British Parliament)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
The Next 20 Years- Global Crisis Convergence or Mutual Cultural Renaissance?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
(Executive Director, Institute for Policy Research & Development)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
“Art & Music in Sri Lanka - A Blend of East and  West''
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Minister Saman Ekanayake
(Minister for Education & Culture, Sri Lanka High Commission to the UK)

Location:
Bulgarian Embassy
The Export of Language in Cultural Diplomacy
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Carla Figueira
(Professor, Goldsmiths, University of London)

Location:
London Jewish Cultural Center
Has There Been a Paradigm Shift in Traditional Cultural Diplomacy? - Research on EU States Cultural Relations
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Rod Fisher
(Director, International Intelligence on Culture and Director, European Cultural Foundation UK)
10:15 Zenith Foundation: A Perspective On Cultural Policies (Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Mona Deeley
(Director, Zenith Foundation)

Location:
Portcullis House,
British Parliament
Culture and Diplomacy: an Ambivalent Relationship
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H.E. Amb.Johan Verbeke
(Belgian Ambassador to the UK)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
Imagine There’s No Country. Isn’t It Hard To Do?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Lyobomir Nedkov Kyuchukov
(Bulgarian Ambassador to the UK)

Location:
Bulgarian Embassy
Global Futures: Musical Circulations, the Politics of Identity and Cultural Capacity
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Tina K. Ramnarine
(Professor, Department of Music, Royal Holloway University of London)
Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Miguel A. Solano López C.
(Ambassador of Paraguay to the UK)

Location:
BPP Law School
11:00 Break Break Break Break Break
11:30 The Role of Culture in the Colombian Diplomacy
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H. E. Amb. Mauricio Rodriguez Munera
(Ambassador of Colombia to the UK)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
A Cultural Diplomacy Model in Crisis: France in the Contemporary Global World
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. François Nectoux
(Professor of Contemporary European Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University)
Multiplicitous Languages, Performed Understanding: Theatre’s Challenge to Globalised Culture(s)
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Joshua Abrams
(Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Roehampton)
The London Jewish Cultural Centre - A Case Study
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Trudy Gold
(Chief Executive, London Jewish Cultural Centre)

Location:
London Jewish Cultural Center
Cultural Diplomacy - Where Have We Come From, Where are We Now - and What Next?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
John Holden
(Visiting Professor at City University, previously Head of Culture at Demos)

Location:
BPP Law School
12:00 Musical Diplomacy in Action
(Artistic Presentation)

Speaker:
William Harvey
(Director & Founder, Cultures in Harmony)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
Solving the Three-piece Puzzle: A Framework for Action
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Philip Fiske de Gouveia
(Senior Associate, Foreign Policy Centre)
Bringing Art Back to Life
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Tony Langford
(Director, Kinetica Museum)

Location:
Bulgarian Embassy
The Art of Musical Diplomacy
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Peter Wiegold
(Head of Music Research, Brunel University London)

Location:
London Jewish Cultural Center
Lecture & Discussion
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
H.E. Amb. Maria Beatriz Souviron
(Ambassador of Bolivia in the United Kingdom)

Location:
BPP Law School
12:30 A Three Piece Puzzle: The Relationship between Culture, International Relations and Globalization over the Next two Decades
(Panel Discussion)

Speakers:
William Harvey,
Andrea  Rauter,

Jayne Joso,
Mark Donfried
Participant Papers
(Lectures, Visual Presentations and Interactive Sessions)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
Participant Papers
(Lectures, Visual Presentations and Interactive Sessions)

Location:
Bulgarian Embassy
Identity, Culture and Cultural Diplomacy in Europe - Case Study UK
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Atsuko Ichijo
Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
Marianne Wagner-Simon
Lecture & Discussion

Speaker:
Ziba Norman
(Editorial Board Member, London Society Journal)

Participant Papers
(Lectures, Visual Presentations and Interactive Sessions)

Location:
BPP Law School
13:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
14:30 The Long Standing Globalization of Culture
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Antoine Bousquet
(Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Politics, University of London)
Hybrid Cultures and the Death of
Certainty: A Possible Future for the Multicultural in a Globally Networked
World

(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Peter Webb
(Professor of Sociology, University of London)
Latin American 'Classical' Music: Still Under Colonial Rule?
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Helen Glaisher-Hernández
(Chairwoman, Iberian & Latin American Music Society)

Location:
Bulgarian Embassy
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15:15





The Grand Union Orchestra - Making Multiculturalism an Art-Form
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Tony Haynes
(Co-Founder of the Grand Union Music Theater and Composer of the Grand Union Orchestra)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
The Role of Independent Cultural Organizations in Fostering Intercultural Dialogue through Literature
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Alexandra Büchler
(Director, Literature Across Frontiers)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
"Diplomacy as Art: the Implications of the ‘Social Turn’ or Conversation and Negotiation as Artistic Form"
Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Mary Anne Francis
(Research Fellow in Writing + Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London)

Location:
Bulgarian Embassy
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16:00 Break Break Break    
16:30 Lecture & Discussion
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Alev Adil
(Poet & Writer)

Location:
Portcullis House, British Parliament
Inter-cultural Aesthetics in Transnational Media Practices
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Sharon Lin Tay
(Senior Lecturer in Film, Media Department, Middlesex University)
European Culture and the Place of the EU in Asia
Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo (Lecturer in European Studies and Spanish, Associate, King's China Institute, King's College London)
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17:15     A Global Culture of Cities and Social Media
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Jan van Weijen
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18:00 Welcome Group Dinner

Location:
Fire and Stone
(Maiden Lane, Covent Garden)
Group Dinner
(optional)

Location:
Nandos
(66-68 Chandos Place, Covent Garden)
Embassy Reception & Special Concert of “Cultures in Harmony”

Location:
Bulgarian Embassy
Group Dinner
(optional)

Location:
Thai Square
(Trafalgar Square)
Walking tour of Central London
19:00 Visit to a London Pub
(optional)

Location:
Porterhouse
(Maiden Lane,
Covent Garden)
Live Music Concert
(optional)

Location:
Roadhouse (The Piazza, Covent Garden)
  Special „Blues“ Evening
(optional)
Location:
Ain’t nothin’ but Blues bar
(Kingly Street, Soho)
Farewell