15 Jul 2017

Participatory Governance in Culture conference | call for papers


Call for Papers: Kultura Nova Foundation, in partnership with Rijeka 2020 LLC and in collaboration with the European Cultural Foundation, is organizing the "Participatory Governance in Culture: Exploring Practices, Theories and Policies. Do It Together" conference. The international and interdisciplinary conference will take place from 22nd to 24th November 2017 in Rijeka, Croatia.

Scholars, researchers, theoreticians, cultural operators, artists, practitioners, activists, policymakers and decision-makers are invited to submit paper, presentation or panel proposals for the Conference. Proposals from all relevant disciplines will be considered, provided that they make an original contribution to the theme of participatory governance in culture.

Consult the conference website for full details of the theme, suggested topics and how to submit.


  • Deadline for submission of paper presentation and panel proposals: 15th July 2017.

  • Notification of proposal acceptance: 5th September 2017.

  • The full paper submission for the publication: 15th December 2017.



This conference is part of the "Approaches to Participatory Governance of Cultural Institutions" project supported by UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity, and the conference is also supported by the regional intergovernmental forum Central European Initiative.