After the pilot phase of the program Actors of Urban Change taking place between autumn 2013 and summer 2015, the Robert Bosch Foundation published a call for applications for the second round of the program. The project Actors of Urban Change supports sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities. Actors from the cultural scene, the administration, and the private sector are given an opportunity to strengthen their competencies in cross-sector collaboration. Through local projects, process-related consulting, and Europe-wide exchange, the program participants put their skills into practice. The program is implemented in cooperation with MitOst e.V. The second round starts in December 2015 and runs until May 2017. Deadline for applications is 13 September 2015.
The Liechtenstein Cultural Foundation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture of Liechtenstein in cooperation with the literary network TRADUKI and the writes-in-residence program “Tirana in Between” invite writers from Liechtenstein to apply for a four-week working fellowship in the Albanian capital Tirana. This call for applications is the fisrt part of the literary exchange between Albania and Liechtenstein. The second part will be an invitation of an Albanian writer to Vaduz, also in 2015. Eligible to apply are published authors of fiction, non-fiction, theater, poetry, essays or children's and youth books. Deadline for applications for a stay in September is July 26, 2015.
The Slovenian Book Agency JAK, one of the partners in the TRADUKI network, issued a call for applications for translations of Slovenian literature. JAK offers support for translations of Slovenian literature with a special focus on translations to English and German. Eligible to apply are translators and publishers that intend to publish the translated work. Deadline for applications is August 3, 2015.