The 2nd UNICA ‘University, Culture and the City' Conference: University as an Urban Cultural Institute was kindly hosted by Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski on 29-31 May 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The event followed the 1st UNICA “University, Culture and the City” Conference held at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, 16-17 May 2016.
The Conference in Sofia focused on how cultural diversity can be implemented at universities and how scientific research and academic culture can open up to the city and become a significant factor in urban and cultural life.
The Conference was open to scholars, policy and decision makers and practitioners with experience and interest in the above-mentioned topic. The conference consisted of academic and policy oriented panels and aimed at addressing both theoretical and practical issues of the relationship between the universities and the city life.
Session 1: Core Values at the Heart of the University, Culture and the City Cooperation
Session 2: Examples from the Capital Cities of Europe
Session 3: Interaction Between Cultural and Academic Policies
Session 4: University and Cultural Actors
Session 5: Informed Cultural Policies: The Role of Cultural Research for the City and for the University
Download the programme
Download the list of participants (as of 17/5/2017)
Download the practical information guide HERE
The registration to the Conference is now closed.
Download the Save the Date announcement!
****This Call for papers is now closed.****
The Conference Organising Committee welcomes paper submissions covering the topics in line with the thematic strands detailed in the attached Call for papers document.
Please submit your application, including the title of the paper, a 250-word abstract and a short biography to Mrs. Slavka Karakusheva from Sofia Universtity at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski has kindly pre-booked a number of hotel rooms for the participants from the UNICA member universities.
The following hotel options are available:
Address: 2-4 Budapeshta Str, Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria
Single Room: 125 euro
Double Room: 145 euro
Please book your room by writing an e-mail to email@example.com, quoting a Promo Code 'UNICA'.
Address: Shipka Street 14, Sofia, 1504, Bulgaria
Single Room: 100 euro
Double Room: 120 euro
Please book your room by writing an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting a Promo Code 'UNICA'.
Address: 6 Stara Planina Str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Single Room: 63.56 euro
Double Room: 74.12 euro
Please book your room by writing an e-mail to email@example.com, quoting a Promo Code 'UNICA'.
Please note: Each participant is kindly requested to proceed with his/her own booking using the instructions provided above. Filling in the online registration form does not mean your room will be booked automatically.
In case of any questions please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org