Plans and objectives of the International Cultural Centre 2018
The year 2018 is rich in historical overtones. Two of them will be very strongly reflected in the programme of the International Cultural Centre. In the Central European context this year means the centenary of a great watershed, which invalidated the old order and established a new one in our part of the continent. It would not be an exaggeration to say that 1918 was the moment when the modern Central European was born.
Press conference about the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Warsaw
The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 relies on the cooperation of EU institutions, member states, and local governments with the heritage sector, local communities, and NGOs. The Minister of Culture and National Heritage has appointed the International Cultural Centre in Kraków to coordinate the actions related to EYCH 2018 in Poland. More information about project:
Dissonant Heritage of Central Europe - new issue of the HERITO quarterly
Should the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw be preserved or demolished? How to address the dissonant heritage of death camps and monuments to the Red Army? What is the secret to the phenomenon of some “large plate” tower blocks and Socialist Realist architecture? Are we willing to take responsibility for the entirety of material inheritance passed to us by older generations regardless of their national or ideological connotations? Authors featured in the 29. issue of “Herito” quarterly seek answers to these difficult questions.
Krakow office of “RIHA Journal” run by the ICC resumes its activity
Starting from February 2018 the local editorial office of the “RIHA Journal” at the ICC resumes its activity. A new local editor is Dr Magdalena Łanuszka, art historian and administrator of ICC service Art and Heritage in Central Europe. Please, feel invited to submit your articles.
Krakow as an example for Bahrain
From 18 to 22 February Professor Jacek Purchla is hosted in Bahrain on the occasion of the preparations for the 42nd Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The former, favourably received, session took place in July 2017 in Krakow. It was chaired by Professor Purchla, who was then presiding over the Committee. One of the events included in the session programme was World Heritage Young Professionals Forum (Youth Forum), co-organised by the International Cultural Centre.
European Year of Cultural Heritage – the celebrations begin!
We are very pleased to annouce the beginning of the European Year of Cultural Heritage which we have the honour to coordinate in Poland.
EYCH Team. Training and volunteering programme
The ICC is currently seeking volunteers for the European Year of the Cultural Heritage 2018 project. Individuals interested in art, history, promotion and workshops for adults & children are particularly welcome.
New ICC publication
Bibliography of publications by employees of the International Cultural Centre. 1991–2016 provides a complete and extensive picture of the evolution of the ICC, whose mission is to maintain the dialogue and interdisciplinary research on culture and heritage in Europe and the world.
22.02.2018, 1:00 p.m.
15 minutes about art
Every Thursday and Friday, we invite you to a 15-minute meeting, during which we will tell about one of the artifacts presented at the exhibition ‘’Lviv, 24th June 1937.City, architecture, modernism”.
01.03.2018, 6:00 p.m.
Speaking and writing about Lviv – meeting with Dr. Katarzyna Kotyńska and Dr. Jagoda Wierzejska
In Lviv, Polish, Ukrainian and Jewish memories are interlacd inseparably, making the city’s literary image an interesting research field. Katarzyna Kotyńska and Jagoda Wierzejska will talk about how the city has been presented in literature and enmeshed in a variety of narrations.