03.12.2018 - 04.12.2018
The dissonant heritage of the Third Reich in Poland
23.11.2018 - 24.11.2018
Vincenz. Dialogue – Carpathians – Central Europe
On November 23 and 24, 2018, a conference to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the birth of Stanisław Vincenz, the author of the tetralogy "On the high mountain pasture" will be held in Krakow...
17.09.2018 - 19.09.2018
European Heritage Label: Changes, Challenges & Perspectives
In 2011 the European Heritage Label (EHL) was established. This European Union initiative names monuments and sites which have the status of a European symbol and play a significant role in the history and culture of Europe or in building the European Union...
01.06.2017 - 02.06.2017
4th Heritage Forum of Central Europe: Heritage and Society
Registration for participants
30.05.2016 - 31.05.2016
Kraków and the World
The theme of the conference “Kraków and the World”, an anniversary symposium organised by the International Cultural Centre, was the phenomenon of the city – a topic which has intermittently occupied a very special place in the multifaceted reflection on heritage, identity and civilisation which has been the ICC’s mission since its inception on 29 May 1991.
03.12.2015 - 04.12.2015
History of Poland in an International Perspective
The two-day conference attended by historians was an opportunity to compare various interpretations of Polish history.
16.09.2015 - 18.09.2015
The 3rd Heritage Forum of Central Europe. The City
Cities, as mirrors and hallmarks of our civilisation, some of the most spectacular human inventions, are phenomena which challenge full understanding. They are multilayered compositions of social interactions, economics, infrastructure and a growing number of inhabitants. As Jane Jacobs has said, they are a complex problem of interacting factors that are interrelated into an organic whole...
05.03.2015 - 06.03.2015
Galicia after Galicia
An international conference that summarises the research project “The Myth of Galicia” and the resulting exhibition under the same title, presented at the ICC Gallery. The invited Austrian, Polish, Ukrainian and American experts discussed the unceasing phenomenon of this already non-existent place...
12.11.2014 - 14.11.2014
Looted–Recovered. Cultural Goods – the Case of Poland
An international specialist conference on the subject of revindication of artworks in Poland in the European context. The tragedy of World War II brought the “relocation” of a vast number of artworks. The advent of Communism...
04.06.2014 - 06.06.2014
Nations and Stereotypes 25 Years After. New Borders, New Horizons
The twenty-fifth anniversary of the first free elections in Poland of the 4th June and the round anniversaries of the Polish accession to the European Union and of the creation of the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures (2004) became an exceptional occasion for the ICC in Cracow to organise an international congress...
Contemporary art versus individual memory
In recent sociological and cultural research, the question of the crisis of memory is raised, which from its boom and spectacular growth has become dangerously out of control. In so far as the problem of collective memory, particularly the collective memory...
Nationalism – opportunities and threats
The first in a series of meetings initiated by the non-governmental organisation Via Cultura from Bratislava. Each meeting discusses the accrued “baggage” of the past which the countries of Central Europe face in the present day...
Cologne, museum, Zumthor
A timeless, mystical space, an exceptional exhibition – this is most frequent comment about the museum raised by Peter Zumthor from the ruins of Cologne’s Saint Columbus church. The curatorial concept of the museum and its collection strategy came out of a discussion...
The return of art criticism
The Polish section of The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) kindly invites to a Krakow-based debate within the framework of the post-AICA congress, i.e. a companion event to the 44th AICA Congress “White Places – Black Holes” held in Košice (Slovakia)...
04.09.2013 - 08.09.2013
Heritage Policy in the Historical Perspective in Europe, the Middle East and Japan
A seminar titled “Heritage Policy in the Historical Perspective in Europe, the Middle East and Japan” jointly organised by the International Cultural Centre and its Japanese partner, i.e. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies held from September 4 till September 8, 2013 in Poland...
11.06.2013 - 14.06.2013
The 2nd Heritage Forum of Central Europe. The Limits of Heritage
In June 2013 ICC, together with partners from the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia organises the 2nd Heritage Forum of Central Europe. It will be a continuation of the first meeting organised under this name in 2011. The theme of the conference is: “The Limits of Heritage”.