Cultural Transformation Lab: open call for speakers for online networking trip to Ukraine

Sector: Culture and creative industries
Type: Other
Location: Zoom
Deadline: Finished
Organiser: House of Europe: Goethe-Institut Ukraine

During the last three months, there has been a 22-fold decrease in social media interactions on news articles published about Ukraine. We are looking for speakers to present Ukrainian culture to those ready to listen — to our partners in Germany. 

You will get the chance to get foreigners passionate about the cultural life of your hromada, the activities of your organisation, or your art. Focus on contemporary culture, current art practices, and war adaptation. 

Your presentation will take place in June 2022 during the online networking trip to Ukraine targeted at German cultural actors. We will see you in Zoom. 

Join to spread the word about Ukraine!

What do I get?
  • A chance to present Ukrainian culture to German peers as well as find a partner for future projects
  • The assistance of Cultural Transformation Lab’s experts in drafting the presentation
  • A stipend of EUR 350 bruto to spend on professional development: from courses to books
What is Cultural Transformation Lab?

Cultural Transformation Lab is a series of practical education and networking events aimed at supporting Ukrainian cultural managers, civil society and cultural actors residing outside of large cities and regional centres in times of war. 

Within the framework of Cultural Transformation Lab, we also hold online networking trips to Ukraine targeted at EU cultural actors. Everyone interested in Ukrainian culture, collaborating with Ukrainian cultural institutions or exploring the experience of working during the war is welcome to join. 

The Lab is carried out by Goethe-Institut Ukraine in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine. The programme is funded by the EU under the House of Europe programme.

Can I apply?

This opportunity is for professionals working in the sphere of culture:

  • Executives
  • Managers
  • Artists
  • Representatives of NGOs
  • Activists
What do I need to apply?
  • A 3-5-slides presentation about you and your projects in English or Ukrainian language
  • Scan or photo of the first pages of your passport
  • A 2-page maximum CV, elaborating on your professional experience, education, internships, stipends, and awards
How do I apply?

Please apply via our online platform

Please log in, click the “Start entry” button, choose chapter “Cultural Transformation Laboratory” and open call “Open call for speakers of online networking trips to Ukraine for German cultural actors”. 

We will announce the results at the end of June. We will send a notification to the email address you used to register on the online platform.

Good to know
  • The working language of the trip is Ukrainian. Your presentation will be translated by simultaneous translators. 
  • The trip will be divided into 3-4 thematical meetings, taking place during one week. Each meeting will last 2-3 hours.

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