Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America

“The Colors of Latin America: Preserving Traditional Arts & Heritage in a Multicultural World”

(Berlin; August 14th - 16th, 2013)

Symposium Agenda

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America will outline the cultural heritage of the nations in the region, exploring individual cultures whilst also probing the existence of a universal Latin American cultural outlook. The Conference will examine the challenges that the region may face in the future, whilst also highlighting its current successes. In addition, the symposium will underline innovative and successful Cultural Diplomacy practices in the preservation of arts and heritage across the multicultural continent.

The Conference will focus in particular on the following areas:
  • Latin America’s Increasingly Important Role on the World Stage
  • The Effects of Globalization on the Region
  • Strategies for Cultural Exchange between Latin American Countries
  • The Preservation of Latin American Cultural Heritage
  • The Promotion of Latin American Common Cultural Values
  • The Existence of a Universal Latin American Identity
  • The Challenges of Development and Preserving Traditions
  • The Economic Future of the Region
  • The Challenges of Promoting and Revitalizing Minority Languages in the Region
  • Contemporary Ibero-Latin-American Relationships
  • Music as Cultural Diplomacy: the Venezuelan case of the “Sistema”
  • Cultural diversity as a Crucial Trool for Development
  • Creative Industries in Latin America
  • Youth Prospects in Latin America: Experiences and Challenges