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  1. Witness

    15 Aug 2017

    Global Cultural Fellows reflected on "Mies Julie" and "Ramy: In the frontline" in today's session on Witness. Do artists have a predisposition to bear witness? Why and How? That was a primary concern for the Global Cultural Fellows after seeing Yaël Farber’s Mies Julie [...]

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  2. What Exactly are Cultural Relations?

    13 Sep 2016

    Defining cultural relations, and inviting both theorists and practitioners to collaboratively edit our wikipedia page. Since the Centre for Cultural Relations started its work in 2012-13, we have discussed on numerous occasions what the term cultural relations might mean. We started by talking about [...]

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  3. The Global

    19 Aug 2017

    Prof JP Singh reflects on our last deliberation day on The Global. Gideon Wabvuta held before him a red chilli and spoke to anger and anxiety and its global manifestations. He narrated his own story in which his mother in Zimbabwe worries about him being [...]

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  4. The Future of International Cultural Relations Conference 2016

    10 Feb 2016

    Discussing the future role of culture in international relations at a time of rapid change. We held a conference in January with partners from Scotland, the UK and Germany to discuss the future role of culture in international relations at a time of rapid change. [...]

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  5. Highs and Lows

    12 Aug 2017

    Zachary Marschall summarises the first day of in-person deliberations in Edinburgh on the theme 'Highs and Lows', reflecting on participants' experiences and their attendance at the opera 'Don Giovanni' the night before. The Global Cultural Fellows held their first meeting this morning in Edinburgh. On [...]

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  6. Exploring Cultural Interests and Values

    11 Aug 2017

    The Director of the Institute for International Cultural Relations, Professor JP Singh, introduces this blog and the posts you will be able to follow over the next week. The political tumults of 2016 – especially the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and the [...]

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  7. Empathy

    16 Aug 2017

    Zach Marschall and Prof JP Singh summarise the discussion on Empathy, reflecting on the show "Flight". “The world still thinks India has a functional democracy. I beg to differ.” Those were the words of Shubham Roy Choudhury in his presentation on empathy, the theme [...]

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  8. Anger & Anxiety

    17 Aug 2017

    After seeing "The Divide" at the Edinburgh International Festival, today Fellows reflected on the theme of Anger & Anxiety. Anger and Anxiety Standing in the middle of a circle formed by the collectively-seated Global Cultural Fellows, Consuelo Hidalgo scanned the list of questions in [...]

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