On the occasion of Romania’s guest of honour participation at the Leipzig Book Fair, the Romanian Cultural Institute published two special calls for applications in order to boost the support of translations to German before the book fair. Until June 30, publishing houses can apply within the “Translation and Publication Support Programme” and the “Publishing Romania Programme“ with their own book projects.
The History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently rethinking the content, structure and design of its permanent exhibition “Besieged Sarajevo” which was inaugurated in 2003. In this context, the History Museum is organizing, in cooperation with the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft (Munich), a two-days-workshop in Sarajevo with the title “Wake up Europe, Sarajevo Calling” that will take place in Sarajevo from June 26 – 29, 2017. The workshop will bring together the team of the History Museum of BiH and curators, historians and educators from the Western Balkans and the European Union, with the aim to work on the current exhibition and to elaborate concrete recommendations for its further development.
The Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) published a new call for applications for writers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia to apply for residential fellowships in Vienna in 2018. Selected candidates will get a free apartment in the centre of Vienna fort wo months as well as a monthly allowance of 1,050 EUR.