Scholarships: Postgraduate Course in Societal Cultural Policies

IberCultura Viva Offers an Open Call for Scholarships for the Fifth Cohort of International Postgraduate Course in Societal Cultural Policies FLACSO-IberCultura Viva. Those interested in applying for a scholarship for this course, which will be held at the Virtual Campus of the Latin American College of Social Sciences (FLACSO-Argentina) from April to December 2022, can do so from today until February 18. The registration form is now available on the Mapa IberCultura Viva platform.

The 96 scholarships It will be equally distributed among the 12 participating countries of IberCultura Viva: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Mexico, Paraguay (host country), Peru and Uruguay.

Persons interested in participating in advocacy must work for public cultural organizations, be active independent cultural directors or members of community-based, indigenous, indigenous or Afro-descendant cultural organizations. They should also have experience in the occurrence, design and implementation of public cultural policies and/or community cultural management. Certified training will be assessed in cultural management, cultural mediation or cultural animation, and in related disciplines, such as the arts, social sciences, humanities, or economics.

This international postgraduate course has been jointly built with IberCultura Viva and FLACSO Argentina with the aim of promoting training and research in societal cultural policies and the concept of “living culture” as public policy. In the first four editions, between 2018 and 2021, the course enrolled 504 students.

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The contents are distributed in five units and 27 categories, in asynchronous written and audiovisual support, working on theoretical concepts about contemporary cultural processes, proposing a broad theoretical framework on the various theories of culture and current discussions about them, with two major pockets in Ibero-American. The academic proposal coordinated by Belén Igarzábal and Franco Rizzi seeks a diversity of opinions, with the participation of professors from most Ibero-American countries.

Concepts of cultural policies are also addressed, with special emphasis on issues of law, citizenship and society, and there is a discussion of current theories of societal cultural policies, new forms of cultural production and the use of technologies in the service of society. network generation. In addition, the course provides management, planning, monitoring and evaluation tools for specific cultural public policies for territories and communities.

Chapters are published once a week – with a one-week break at the end of each module – and a forum is opened for each chapter published, providing a space for discussion and exchange of ideas and experiences on the topics covered. To achieve the course objectives, students must complete a written portion of the first three modules and an integrated final project consisting of the design and planning of a community cultural project or community public cultural policy.

Papers can be delivered in Spanish or Portuguese. Classes are taught in Spanish, except for those taught by Brazilian teachers, which are taught in Portuguese and have translations into Spanish.

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(*Attention: To attend a scholarship, it is necessary to register through the Mapa IberCultura Viva platform. People who were not selected in the call and/or those who are not from IberCultura Viva member countries can register by paying the course registration fee directly in FLACSO Argentina.)

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