EMPACT Online Seminar
Creative Europe Project
Empathy and Sustainability: The Art of Thinking Like a Mountain
Artists, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility
“How businesses and the arts collaborate for an environmentally sustainable future” – 30 November, Wednesday, 2022: 9.30am-4.30pm (CET)
We are pleased to announce this interactive online seminar in the framework of the innovative project EMPACT – Empathy and Sustainability: The Art of Thinking like a Mountain, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. In this one-day seminar, organized in four sessions via Zoom:
- We will explore key theoretical discourses and advanced practices in environmental sustainability in the arts and the inter-relations between corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies and the art world.
- We will support the capacities of artists and cultural operators, illustrating how to connect effectively their work to corporate initiatives.
- We will discuss successful practices in CSR from different countries, incl. Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Greece.
- We will analyze opportunities, risks, and future trends and will seek together new ways of cooperation between the corporate and artistic worlds for a more environmentally sustainable future.
The seminar is organized by the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts “Kr. Sarafov” in collaboration with the Cyprus University of Technology and will be held in English.
Seminar speakers/moderators are renowned experts and professionals in the field of arts management, sustainability and CSR: Prof. Dr. Lidia Varbanova, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina Stefanova and Myrto Voreakou. A brief introduction of EMPACT project will be addressed by the project coordinator Dr. Efi Kyprianidou. Representatives from socially responsible business companies in Bulgaria will also join the conversation.
If you are an artist, arts manager, cultural professional, researcher, educator, student, or representative of a business company interested in cultural development, join us! The seminar has a limited number of participants: to reserve your place, please fill in the short registration form here!*
For additional information about the seminar, please contact prof. Lidia Varbanova: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*The seminar is free of charge. You will receive a Zoom link and the detailed seminar program upon registration.
Start date 01-09-2022 – End date 31-08-2024.
The project is co-funded by the Creative Europe program of the European Union.
Project Number: 101055903 — EMPACT — CREA-CULT-2021-COOP-2
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